A Guide To Self-Hosting Web Apps On Ubuntu Servers

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  • nvm

    Node Version Manager - POSIX-compliant bash script to manage multiple active node.js versions

    You can find the script to install nvm on their GitHub repository.

  • WorkOS

    The modern API for authentication & user identity. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

  • Caddy

    Fast and extensible multi-platform HTTP/1-2-3 web server with automatic HTTPS

    Caddy is a web server like nginx. The biggest advandage of Caddy over nginx is, that it handles HTTPS automatically. You can find the script to install Caddy in their documentation.

  • PM2

    Node.js Production Process Manager with a built-in Load Balancer.

    Your app should be running now. To be able to run the app in the background, I will use pm2. Stop your application using "Ctrl + C" and install pm2

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