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Update September 2020

Thanks to everyone who signed up for the Spawn Beta. We’ve been busy improving the service from your feedback, and we’re excited to let you know about the latest updates.

We hope you find this helpful. Get in touch if you have any more questions, or if you want to sign up for the beta click the link below👇

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✨ New features#

🤖 Spawnctl#

Spawnctl shell completion 🐚#

  • Can now auto-complete resource names when pressing the tab key
  • The resource names it will work for include data-containers, data-images, and access-tokens
  • Now supports the following shells: Bash, ZSH, Fish and PowerShell
  • Check out the spawnctl completion command for more information

Fixed refresh tokens#

  • Tokens now successfully refresh after 24 hours

Improved error handling#

  • Display errors returned by the API
  • Don’t error on data-container deletion when it doesn’t exist
  • Return more meaningful error messages

Support absolute paths to definition files for data-image creation#

📡 Spawn service#

  • Stability improvements
  • Various website fixes and improvements
  • Increase infrastructure capacity
  • Increase container password entropy

📝 Blog posts#

Next.js development with instant dev-database provisioning#

Next.js is a really exciting framework that makes it simple to build React applications...

Read more about how to set up instant database provisioning on top of Next.js

Testing database migrations#

Database migrations help to keep database schema versioned, by documenting database changes in source control...

Read more about how to do database migration testing