Automating Deployment to Surge.sh

Like any software engineer, I strive to be two things: cheap and lazy. That’s why I manage this site (and several others) through free hosting services such as surge.sh and a static site generator, such as Hugo. Until recently, I’ve used Surge’s CLI to deploy changes, but I’ve now switched to Github Workflows to deploy changes automagically. Here is my workflow for publishing to surge with Github Workflows: # This is a basic workflow that is manually triggered name: Publish to Surge # Controls when the action will run....

May 5, 2022 · 2 min · 285 words · Sam Burba

Hosting Foundry VTT on AWS

Foundry VTT is a standalone application for tabletop multiplayer RPGs. It is comparable to Roll20, but with a large number of community-driven modules and more modern features. In this guide, I will explain how to self-host Foundry VTT using LightSail and S3 (other hosting services will work), with HTTPS and automated backups. Create and Connect to a LightSail Instance Create an AWS account if you do not have one Create a LightSail instance....

May 5, 2022 · 5 min · 993 words · Sam Burba