Posts Tagged: R&D

Using Chef-Repo Directory to Set Up Roles for Rails Environment

In the previous article, setting up the Rails environment using Chef was explained. Picking up from where we left off, we’ll begin this tutorial by setting up roles. Adding roles is an important step but a bit tricky as well. Users This cookbook adds users to the server, granting them appropriate privileges and so on. You will need to use it together with the Sudo cookbook….

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Use Chef to Fast Track Your Remote Rails Environment Setup

In this tutorial, we will walk through the process of setting up Ruby on Rails server deployment with Chef – in order to automate remote server configuration. Chef is a tool that allows us to manage configurations, similar to Puppet, but it’s considerably more popular as it’s written in Ruby. This tool can help you manage your infrastructure dependencies, create folder….

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SystemJS vs WebPack

Angular applications can use SystemJS to load application and library modules. However, there are alternatives that work just as well, specifically Webpack. SystemJS is often the popular choice, but it is important to understand the pros and cons of both SystemJS and Webpack so that we can make an informed choice. So, Which of the two is better? We….

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Multi-Tenancy System Migration With Separate Databases

Migrations are like version control for your database, as they allow you to easily modify and share your application’s database schema. In this article, we will focus on a few techniques used to deal with laravel multi-tenancy migration that has separate databases (master and child databases). Let’s say the existing system’s migration mechanism is to handle….

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Using Articulate Storyline 2 to Enhance the Functionality of an LMS

A 3rd party software interaction was required for a Learning Management System (LMS). This LMS handles thousands of courses for their students. Interactive video courses were already created by client’s ex-developer using a software called Articulate Story Line 2. Besides using Interactive Courses to teach students, the client wanted to control student activity….

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Migrating CakePHP Sites to PHP7

Rapid developments in CakePHP framework enable the e-commerce websites to work in a structured and rapid manner. For a much smoother transition, migration of CakePHP7 to PHP7 became a necessity. Thus, after a series of incompatible versions, one official support came out in CakePHP 2.8 version that showed full consistency with the PHP7. This article is going….

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Migrating Magento Websites to PHP7

Magento is one of the biggest and most popular e-commerce platforms written in PHP. However, migrating Magento sites to PHP 7 can prove to be a tedious task. While most of the Magento code is still valid in PHP 7, a few situations can arise where there are incompatibilities. This article will take you through these incompatibilities step by step….

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Red5 Media Streaming Custom Files Location

Red5 is a media streaming server and it has been used as a core streaming engine for most popular video conferencing solutions like Apache OpenMeetings, BigBlueButton and many others. Sometimes you have to use the core engine just to stream files without adding extra layers on top of it. The way you can do so is as follows: Install Red5 Server, Create New Application for….

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NoSQL Databases Variants

With extensive variety of options and user-friendliness, NoSQL Databases have become an ultimate choice. From developing content variety to bringing flexibility to store data, NoSQL Databases provide numerous vital options which can be availed to progress with effectiveness. There was a special need of NoSQL databases, which caused them to born. Some of the….

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Priorities Of jQuery Events

The customization of the functional features in jQuery can be enhanced to their best potential with appropriate expertise and effective technical improvisation. This helps in attaining productive results with minimal efforts and yields the most optimized solutions. In jQuery, you can bind multiple event handlers to one event for one DOM element. These will execute….

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