Redeploying gov.uk Part-1

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Some unique and exciting circumstances require us to redeploy gov.uk for a government stakeholder. If I am honest, this seems like a huge undertaking. As cool as this sounds, the whole project scares me. I mean, look at this architecture diagram:

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To get this behemoth of a project right, I am trying to understand its guts. It’s not your typical off the mill web application that you can fork, customize, and rebuild. It is more of a tech stack to build applications on top off.

The recommended way to build applications for gov.uk is to use their docker based dev environment. Let’s see how far I get. This is the first of a series of posts I will be making on this expedition

 
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