In our latest development rollout of the Alpha API, we’ve started adding
networking capabilities, beginning with public and private IPs for your Linodes.
This means both IP types will soon be available in the
new Linode Manager sometime in the near future.
After two more weeks of brain power and coffee, we have another fresh batch of
updates for the API V4 Alpha! This time around we’ve put a lot of effort into
rolling out labels for the majority of resources that didn’t use them, as well as
some bug fixes and assorted improvements. We’ve also laid the foundation for
We are proud to announce another round of features and improvements to the
API Alpha. With this release, we’re upgrading the test Linode plan,
doing even more cool things with Backups in our API Alpha environment,
adding labels, and changing how time works. We’ve also added some
capacity to our API Alpha environment, as it keeps growing in popularity!
As development of the new API progresses in tandem with our work on
we wanted to introduce functionality that our Linode manager has but our current API does not.
Backups seemed to be the logical choice, and we’re pleased to announce that its
initial integration - enabling, restoring from backups, and snapshots - is now
live and available for alpha consumption.
it’s overwhelming to figure out how to build a large product from the ground up.
Before starting on the new Linode Manager,
we had a long period of internal prototyping and developer discussions to find
the ideal frontend stack for the project. Three main prototypes emerged, based
Angular, and Mithril. Each
of these platforms ships a different broader design philosophy.