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Does Netlify Work in China?

In this article, we discuss the challenges that businesses are facing with hosting their static sites in China and then explore what solutions are available within China. What is Netlify? Netlify is a web hosting and automation platform that accelerates development productivity. Its built-in CI/CD, (Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery)...

How to Deploy Gatsby Static Sites in China

In this articles we discuss the options, best methods, and steps of deploying Gatsby in China while maintaining its world-class performance. Why Gatsby? From Gatsby's Official Website Gatsby builds the fastest sites in the world. Their modern site framework implements performance and blazing fast speeds into your sites. How to...

Alternatives to Sanity CMS in China

What is Sanity CMS? Sanity is one of many headless CMS (content management systems) for structured content. Headless CMS helps content editors, marketers, and developers work together to deliver a better content experience to their users. Does Sanity CMS Work in China? The short answer is No. Why? Sanity is...

How to Deploy Ruby on Rails Apps in China?

What is Ruby on Rails? Rails is a web framework developed based on the Ruby language. It is well-received by startups around the world. With its perfect functions and ease of use it is a favorite of full stack engineers. 21YunBox provides a very simple Rails project deployment method like...

How to Deploy Java Spring Apps in China?

What is Spring? Spring is an open source web application framework developed based on the Java language. 21YunBox provides a very simple Spring project deployment method. You can deploy on the 21YunBox by using the Java runtime environment. How to Deploy a Spring Project to the Server in China? Signup...

How to Deploy Go Gin Apps in China?

What is Go Gin? Gin is a web framework developed based on the Go language. It is an API like Martini, but the performance is said to be 40x better than Martini’s. 21YunBox provides a very simple Gin project deployment method. You can deploy on the 21YunBox by using the...

Alternatives to Algolia in China

What is Algolia? Algolia is an American startup company. They provide an easy-to-use search engine service that allows developers to quickly retrieve and search the content on their site. Can Algolia be used in China? Short answer: Yes, but it will be slow. Long answer: Algolia has a service node...

Contentful Alternatives in China

What is Contentful? Contentful is a headless content management system (CMS). Headless CMS provides a way to create content that does not couple content to a specific output (ie. web page rendering, such as writing articles on WordPress and posting them to a website). It provides a solution that content...

Best Firebase Alternative for China

What is Firebase? Firebase is a real-time back-end database startup company that can help developers quickly write web and mobile applications. In October 2014, Google acquired Firebase and later integrated Firebase into Google’s cloud services. Can Firebase be used in China? According to Google Beijing, No, Firebase can not be...

How to Create MongoDB Databases in China?

What is MongoDB? MongoDB (from the English word “Humongous”, which means “large” in Chinese) is a document database, a database based on distributed file storage. Written in the C++ language, it is designed to provide scalable high-performance data storage solutions for WEB applications. MongoDB is a product between relational and...

How to Improve Heroku's Access Speed in China?

What is Heroku? Heroku is a cloud deployment platform that provides multiple programming languages. It supports pulling code from GitHub, package it in a custom way, and deploy it to a cloud server. Comparison Chart Before and After a Speed Increase Left image: the speed test result of the site...