As you may have seen,
the new Linode Manager is an entirely static app being developed in the
open on Github. This post will walk you
through the steps required to get the new Manager up and running on your local
machine. This process can also be extended to building any application on the
Now that we’ve addressed the initial wave of feedback from the API alpha, we’re
gearing up to add new features and bring it to parity with the existing system.
We are planning bi-weekly updates to the alpha, so expect a steady stream of
new features and tweaks.
Now that we’ve launched the
for our new API, we’ve started on our next big project: an open source
Linode Manager. After 10 years maintaining the current ColdFusion-based Linode
Manager, we’ve made the
call to rewrite it
from the ground up based on the new API.
The Linode API was first introduced 7 years ago, and its age is showing. We
all know it could be better. So I’m happy to announce that after
months of hard work from the Linode dev team, API 4 is entering
alpha phase. We built it from the ground up with a modern
RESTful design, and I think you’ll like it.