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Getting Started

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Getting Help

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Help Source Content
Product Documentation (You are here) Product Documentation shows you how to use the DigitalOcean Control Panel and manage your account, teams, and billing. Use the side navigation to get more detail about Control Panel features.
API Documentation API documentation helps you use DigitalOcean programmatically to manage resources.
Community Tutorials Community tutorials show you how to build on top of DigitalOcean resources. They teach you how to administer servers, write and deploy code, and install and configure open source tools.
Community Questions & Answers In the Community Q&A section, you can ask and answer questions about software development, system administration, and other technical topics.
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What’s New?

Here are the latest improvements to the DigitalOcean platform:

July 2018

July 17

July 16

July 12

July 11

July 10

  • Private Networking isolation was released in the AMS2, BLR1, and TOR1 datacenters. Communication over the private network in those datacenters is now restricted to other resources within an account or team.

July 3

  • FreeBSD 11.2 is now available through the Cloud UI and through the API using the slug freebsd-11-2-x64-zfs.

July 1

See all release notes.