Traefik the Reverse Proxy for Plebes

Nginx is the existing gold standard of reverse proxies. Released in 2004, it has dominated the proxy server market for the better part of 20 years. Nginx is also extremely frustrating for your average tinkerer, like me. It’s an old-school, no-frills, jack of all trades application. Which, when utilized correctly, meets and exceeds most business cases.

Unless, of course, you need certificates, hate writing routes, or require load-balancing. While Nginx supports all this great technology, it is largely reliant on…