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What digital marketers, writers and editors need to know when going headless

From the point of view of digital marketers and content creators, the switch to a headless CMSes can be daunting — new systems to learn and nearly too many new opportunities to explore. I made this transition myself, and I’m here to help you become friends with your new headless CMS.

Tuija Riekkinen, on Jan 9, 2020
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Creating greater reliability: CoreDNS-nodecache

Ongoing issues in the Linux kernel's UDP connection tracking have caused well-documented challenges with DNS. Bugs particularly affect DNS in Kubernetes in its default configuration; we saw elevated rates of DNS timeouts that seemed to increase with load on our clusters. A Kubernetes extension called node-local helped alleviate some issues, but presented its own challenges. To solve the remaining problems, we developed a new implementation of node-local as a CoreDNS plugin: coreDNS-nodecache.

Yann Hamon & Karthik Viswanathan, on Jan 7, 2020
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Behind the design system: Forma 36

An interview with the team that developed Contentful's open-source design system, Forma 36.

Sara Kalinoski, on Jan 6, 2020
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Your 2019 Contentful wrap-up, filled with holiday cheer (and a few good puns)

We've had an exciting year, and we didn't want 2019 to end without celebrating the highlights. Here's a very merry holiday card, from our Contentful family to yours.

Jo Fraser, on Dec 30, 2019
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Black Friday runs on Contentful

For many people, Black Friday is about finding the perfect present for that hard-to-buy-for relative. And by “many people,” I mean millions of people. Black Friday is the busiest shopping day of the year: Online shopping alone hit a record of $5.4 billion in sales this year. Contentful kept hundreds of those ecommerce sites running without a hitch. Here’s how.

Chris Schagen, on Dec 23, 2019


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