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React on the Server for Beginners: Build a Universal React and Node App
Extracting data from Wikipedia using curl, grep, cut and other shell commands
By using a combination of curl, grep, cut, sort, uniq and other common bash utilities it is possible to extract structured data from Wikipedia and compute insights without writing a full program.
Announcing the book "Node.js design patterns - second edition"
6 Tips to Build Fast Web Applications (Php Dublin March 2016 Talk)
This post shares 6 tips to build fast web applications based on a talk at Php Dublin in March 2016. It includes slides and covers topics like caching, compression, database optimization, and more.
To promise or to callback? That is the question...
Get an invitation for GitKraken
GitKraken is a new cross-platform graphical interface for Git currently in private beta. It has useful features like interactive commit graph visualization, easy branching/stashing, and GitHub integration. The post shares invites to try the private beta version of GitKraken.
Introducing Gulp cozy - Manage your gulp tasks in a cozier way
Gulp-cozy is an experimental NPM package that allows you to separate Gulp tasks into small modules inside a dedicated folder, making them easier to maintain. It brings Node.js modularity principles into your Gulp workflow.
Gulp and FTP: update a website "on the fly"
This tutorial explains how to use Gulp and vinyl-ftp to watch local files for changes and automatically upload updates to a website via FTP. Useful for quickly editing legacy sites only accessible through FTP.
Introducing mongo-uri-builder, a Node.js module to easily create mongodb connection strings using objects
The mongo-uri-builder Node.js package easily generates MongoDB connection strings from configuration objects, supporting features like authentication, replicas, and options. It integrates well with config for managing different environments.