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Five Benefits of .NET Going Open Source

By this point, I’m sure almost everyone has heard of the news about Microsoft’s decision to open source the .NET framework. This blog will...

Try Something New Today – ReactJS

Sometimes it seems like AngularJS is the only frontend game in town. There are reasons for that. It’s sophisticated, it’s a game-changer for web...

Building a Remote-controlled TV with Node-Webkit

Node-webkit is one of the most promising technologies to come out in the last few years. It lets you ship a native desktop app...

Creating subtle UI details using Midnight.js, Wow.js, and Animate.css

Creating animations in CSS or JavaScript is often annoying and/or time-consuming, so most people tend to pay a lot of attention to the content...

Fronting an external API with Ruby on Rails: Part 1

Historically, a conventional Ruby on Rails application leverages server-side business logic, a relational database, and a RESTful architecture to serve dynamically-generated HTML. JavaScript-intensive applications...

Part 3: Migrating a WordPress Blog to Middleman and Deploying to Amazon S3

Part 3: Migrating WordPress blog content and deploying to production In parts 1 and 2 of this series, we created middleman-demo, a basic Middleman-based blog, imported content...

Angular, Responsive, and MEAN – how 2014 changed front-end development

Happy New Year, Web Devians. We've just finished off quite a year for web technologies, haven't we? 2014 was categorised by a growth in...

An introduction to React – Part 2 (video)

  Sample Code You can find the sample code on Simon's Github repository.   About The Author Simon Højberg is a Senior UI Engineer at Swipely in Providence, RI....

Deploy Toshi Bitcoin Node with Docker on AWS

Toshi is an implementation of the Bitcoin protocol, written in Ruby and built by Coinbase in response to their fast growth and need to...

AngularJS 2.0 is a tempest we should all embrace

2016 will be the year of AngularJS 2.0 and it’s going to be awesome. AngularJS has been a known quantity to Packt for about 4...

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Once we learn how to deploy an Ubuntu server, how to manage users, and how to manage software packages, we should take a moment...