Localhost: Deploy Secure Apps with DigitalOcean

Saturday February 27, 2021
10:00AM to Feb 28, 10:00AM BST
Event is hosted online

Event Description

Welcome to MLH Localhost

Localhost is a great way to build your tech skills and hang out with the hacker community. If you'd like to attend the workshop all you need to do is register on this page and check the page again an hour before the event begins. You'll find the link to the Zoom as well as a bunch of resources for the workshop!

In this workshop, participants will deploy a sample application that helps find Beach Clean Up Days in a given area. They will learn how to deploy the app to a secure DigitalOcean Droplet and learn core principles of Developer Operations (DevOps) such as Security, High Availability, and Monitoring to streamline production applications.

Powered by DigitalOcean

We've partnered with DigitalOcean to bring you this workshop. DigitalOcean is a developer-friendly cloud provider. You can build really powerful applications quickly using DigitalOcean.


Flexible Linux-based virtual machines (VMs) that run on top of virtualized hardware. Each Droplet you create is a new server you can use for your development projects, web hosting, and more.

Load Balancers and Monitoring

Ensure that your web application is always available with a fully-managed, highly available load balancing service from DigitalOcean. Load Balancers distribute traffic to groups of Droplets, which decouples the overall health of a backend service from the health of a single server to ensure that your services stay online. Gathers metrics about resource utilization of your Droplet with DigitalOcean’s monitoring features to help track the operational health of your infrastructure.

Requirements / Prerequisites

Participants should have administrative access to their local machines and be able to SSH into servers using their system Terminal/iTerm, PuTTy, or similar. System Requirements: MacOS or Windows 8 or higher.

Who can attend?

Locations have different requirements for who can attend. This location is open to the following:


24 hours of hacking with workshops and mini games from Warwick university societies and MLH. We have already been approved for the basics of blockchain workshop

Links & Resources

Workshop Code - Deploy Secure Apps with DigitalOcean

This repo contains the source code for the workshop. The link is available on the registration page after you check in.

Unlocked when checked in.
Participant Slides - Deploy Secure Apps with DigitalOcean

These are the slides to share with the event attendees. They are available on the registration page after they are checked in.

Unlocked when checked in.

Hosted by

Saahil Dhand and 2 others

WarwickTECH is a student-led angel fund backing founders from Warwick University. We were founded in 2014 on the notion that Warwick University needed a space for technical and non-technical undergraduates to come together and build. We've since built a tribe of developers, designers, operators, and product-leaders who are the bedrock of Warwick's tech hub and have gone on start their own ventures with the likes of Entrepreneur First, [Zinc.vc](http://zinc.vc/), Dream Assembly, and YES!Delft who have invested in the likes of Magic Pony (acquired by Twitter) and AtlasML (a Warwick startup acquired by Facebook).