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Javascript and ECMA Versions →

Posted in Programming on Jun 13, 2017

Lots of Confusion around ECMA, hopefully this helps a tad. It's still JavaScript, the difference is that it has newer features and people use a transpiler to format it to today's web browsers.

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Laravel Mix 5.4 Fix For Ubuntu →

Posted in Programming on May 22, 2017

How to fix the Laravel Mix Webpack bug permanently in version 5.4. I'll show you how to setup a perfect Node version with NVM (Node Version Manager) every time you go to your Laravel Directory. I have not seen instructions such as this after a full day searching and testing so I hope it helps somebody because Laravel Mix is an awesome but very complicated package.

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Vertical vs Horizontal Scaling →

Posted in DevOps on May 18, 2017

Servers and Availability, we have options: Vertical vs Horizontal and it can become very confusing. This is a very easy to understand overview with small examples that anyone should be able to understand. Hopefully, this makes sense why Horizontal Scaling has taken over.

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Free: Plural Sight, Linux Academy & More →

Posted in General on May 13, 2017

This is free from Microsoft, $300 in Azure Credits, 3 months free at Plural Sight, Linux Academy, Wintilect, and Opsgility. There are more freebies in this bundle, get it while it's hot.

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GCloud - Google Cloud Brief Review →

Posted in Servers / SysAdmin on May 11, 2017

Don't overlook GCloud (Google Cloud) too soon, it's got some handsome pricing and services that you may need. You may just find it better than what you currently use for various services such as Storage, CDN, or one of their many services.

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SSH Tips for Productivity →

Posted in DevOps, Productivity on May 02, 2017

Here are some productivity tips for SSH-ing and not wasting your valuable time. This is a no-nonsense breakdown; You should use a config file, ssh-add to manage keys and ForwardAgent. I'll explain all the details in the article.

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Swift Language for Servers →

Posted in Programming on Apr 27, 2017

Swift is an Open Source language written by Apple that's gaining momentum, now for HTTP. It's available on Ubuntu and has some major frameworks, one is backed by IBM.

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AWS DevOps Paradise →

Posted in DevOps on Apr 25, 2017

Amazon has so many tools for DevOps with affordable pricing it's so dominating that it's frightening. Provided is the new service CodeStar (CI/Continuous Integration) which is free and a list of complimentary services to go with it.

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Make Sense of Mod_Rewrite →

Posted in Programming on Apr 23, 2017

This is a lightweight guide to take you through mod_rewrite. This will help you understand what the Directives, Flags, and Variables represent and do, provided with examples.

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AWS VPC and Basic Networking →

Posted in DevOps on Apr 22, 2017

This is not a tutorial, rather an explanation on how AWS VPC works, why you may want it and it will introduce you to plenty of details on IP addresses and how networking and subnets work which it's very interesting.

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