Tag: Open source
6 best practices for managing Git repos
Posted on July 7, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
This article reviews some of the best practices when it comes to adding files to your own repositories. Resist the urge to add things in Git that will make it harder to manage; here's what to do instead. By Seth Kenlon (Red Hat).
Host a static site using Linode Object Storage
Posted on June 28, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Static site generators are a popular solution for creating simple, fast, flexible, and attractive websites that are easy to update. Traditionally, these static HTML files would be served by a web server (like NGINX or Apache) running on a Linode. Using Object Storage to host your static site files means you do not have to worry about maintaining your site's infrastructure. By linode.com.
How to pay your rent with your open source project
Posted on June 18, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length long
Many open source projects are terribly under-resourced and under-funded. Some open source developers even have to sacrifice their financial security to work on their passion. Written by Marko Saric.
How to deploy Deno applications to production
Posted on June 9, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length short
In this tutorial, you will be creating a simple Deno application to display hello world. Unlike NodeJS, you do not need to run npm init to create a new application. You can simply create a TypeScript file and start coding away. By Michael Okoh.
How I created a coronavirus tracker app in just 3 days with Ionic and Firebase
Posted on June 8, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Kapil Raghuwanshi creted this tutorial for any fun of hybrid mobile apps. He is really fond of Hybrid App technologies -- they help us achieve so much in a single codebase. Using the Ionic Framework, author developed a cross-platform mobile solution for tracking Coronavirus cases in just 3 days.
Aggregator Leaf Tailer: An alternative to lambda architecture for real-time analytics
Posted on April 7, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Aggregator Leaf Tailer (ALT) is the data architecture favored by web-scale companies, like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google, for its efficiency and scalability. In this blog post, I will describe the Aggregator Leaf Tailer architecture and its advantages for low-latency data processing and analytics. By Dhruba Borthakur.
Repository in PHP -- Design pattern with examples
Posted on April 6, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
The Repository pattern is used to create a middle layer between a data layer (which can be a database, a file, a CSV, etc) and your controllers. It is mainly used on large scale application, where there will be dozens of reference to a single data layer. It gives the ability to change the data layer without affecting any code in your controller. By Anastasio Nico.
Best practices for microservices on kubernetes
Posted on April 4, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length long
There are several best practices for building microservices architecture properly. In this article author mentions the best practices with some new rules dedicated especially for microservices deployed on Kubernetes platform. By Piotr Minkowski.
Build a Node.js tool to record and compare Google Lighthouse reports
Posted on April 3, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length long
In this tutorial, Luke Harrison shows you step by step how to create a simple tool in Node.js to run Google Lighthouse audits via the command line, save the reports they generate in JSON format and then compare them so web performance can be monitored as the website grows and develops.
3 strategies for migrating from Wordpress to JAMstack
Posted on February 25, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length long
Brian Rinaldi published this article in which he describes the strategies for migration to JAMstack from an existing CMS architecture.
The many meanings of Open: Open Data, Open Source, and Open Standards
Posted on December 25, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length long
Anne Hale Miglarese wrote this explanation of various 'open' terms. Open data, open source, and open standards are not synonymous and should not be conflated.
How to buy the right CPU: A guide for 2019
Posted on November 17, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length long
Matt Safford wrote this guide for tomshardware.com about choosing CPU for your PC. Whether you're building or upgrading a PC, the processor matters a lot. We'll help you choose the right one for your needs.