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How to Build a Zero-Maintenance Web Application

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April 21, 2020

How to Build a Zero-Maintenance Web Application

Imagine launching a web project that you never have to maintain. You just launch it and move along while it silently lives on—never demanding your attention again. Is it even possible?

In this talk, you’ll see what it takes to build a zero-maintenance web application, and you’ll learn about the trade-offs you have to make when optimizing for maintainability.



April 21, 2020


  1. How to Build a Zero- Maintenance Web Application Bryan Braun

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  3. Use technologies that prioritize backwards compatibility

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  6. Node.js Debian (Linux) Java Long Term Support (LTS) Charts

  7. Avoid the Cutting Edge Design Development

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  12. Eliminate Dependencies Third-party packages Third-party services

  13. Automate things

  14. Simplify

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  17. Resources • https://css-tricks.com/timeless-web-design/ • https://twitter.com/chriscoyier/status/ 890650132143906820 • https://www.bryanbraun.com/2019/12/07/using-the-url- to-build-database-free-web-apps/