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The Ultimate list of places you can host your apps for free:

denicmarko profile image Marko Denic Originally published at markodenic.com ・1 min read

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The ultimate list of places you can host your apps for free. Enjoy.

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Ramiro Berrelleza

If you are building kubernetes applications you should check okteto.com

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Ayush Gupta

Can confirm, okteto is awesome for development 🙌. Awesome dev and onboarding experience!

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Marko Denic Author

Thanks Ramiro! Awesome! :)

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Charles Roper

No mention of Glitch? It can host full-stack node apps and is free. It's like a combination of Heroku, CodePen and GitHub. Import and export to and from GitHub in a few clicks. Awesome "rewind" feature. Incredible community. Thousands of examples you can remix and play with. And the VS Code extension is absolutely mind-blowing.

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Gnio

Yes. Glitch is awesome. I'm surprised that it's not mentioned more often.

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Will

Great list! I'll add one that's free while it's in preview: azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services... . You can use azure static web apps to deploy static applications with a serverless API powered by Azure Functions.

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Marko Denic Author

Thanks, Will. I already talked with people from Azure about this. You can check the discussion here: twitter.com/simona_cotin/status/12...

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Imad

Vercel is top notch. For all types of apps

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Nicolas Bailly

It might be a good idea to categorize which service can host dynamic pages or not. For example on Heroku you can run pretty much whatever you want (Go, Python, PHP, Ruby...) whereas github pages can only host static content.

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Imad

You can host any type of app with the help of github pages npm module

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Marko Denic Author

Thanks for the suggestion, Nikolas.

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caelinsutch

Firebase is my favorite! Super generous free tier, plus you can also host your Express server for free using Firebase Functions!

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Fraser McTaggart

I really like firebase but was a bit disappointed that I couldn't send an email as their functions don't allow outbound http requests on the free tier.
Netlify is my go-to now. I absolutely love it.

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Jan Z

oof wow, that's a crazy restriction. Been using Zeit (now Vercel) and it's excellent

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caelinsutch

Yeah unfortunately that's true, but Blaze plan still has a free tier, you only pay when you exceed the free tier (hard to do unless you have thousands of users)

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Marko Denic Author

Thanks for sharing your experience @caelinsutch . :)

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Toheeb Ogunbiyi

Great list Marco! There's also a compilation of more tools I came across at free-for.dev

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ashe-senkatuuka

This is a really nice comprehensive list. Thanks.

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Marko Denic Author

My pleasure. Glad you like it. 🙂

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Alexey Dolganov

On Oracle cloud Free Tier, you have two small VMs for free forever.
docs.cloud.oracle.com/en-us/iaas/C...

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Ashish

Whoa! 100GB of volume storage and 20GB of cdn storage! That's awesome! I gotta check it out.

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Alexey Dolganov

Not CDN - 20 Gig is object storage :)

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Ashish

By object storage it means S3 like right? So yeah technically not "cdn storage" but one gets the gist.

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Alexey Dolganov

Yes, simar to S3

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Marko Denic Author

Thanks for sharing, Alexey.

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MertSenel

Great list, thank you just migrated from gh-pages to netlify and works great. I will give other platforms a try as well.

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Bayu Angora • Edited

You can add stormkit.io to the list. That's amazing project by @svedova .

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Marko Denic Author

Thanks for sharing Bayu. Will check it out. 👍

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Gabriel Felippe

pythonanywhere.com for Python apps

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Marko Denic Author

Thanks Gabriel. 🙌

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Ssali Jonathan

Thanks for the info

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Marko Denic Author

You're welcome Ssali. Just trying to help as much as I can.

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Chris Harding

Any idea where to host docker containers for free?

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syedmeesamali

pythonanywhere.com ? Its got amazing service and back-end is in Flask with free MySQL.

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Jeremy Fiel

mongodb stitch has free hosting and serverless too

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Vuelancer

Hostman also

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