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Here at Web Code Geeks we know how much you love books about programming; we are geeks ourselves. After all, a programmer that respects himself should always have his face in a book, he has to keep up with the latest technologies and developments. For this reason, we have decided to distribute 9 of our books for free. You can ...

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So You’re Thinking of Decomposing Your Monolith into Microservices


Advocates for microservices tend to pitch the pattern as a remedy for bloated, messy, monolithic ailments. However, is the cost of transforming a monolith into a series of microservices worth it? There are arguments for the merits and sins of each, but what about microservices attracts so many companies and developers? The most common use case for switching to a ...

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When To Be Concerned About Concerns


When I wrote about good modules and bad modules, I mentioned that an indication of a “bad” module was when it was used to extract code for the sake of code extraction. This usually results in a module that is only being mixed into one class. When I published the article, I had lots of support from people intimately familiar ...

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PHP Web Development Tools List


Every PHP developer needs the right tools to become a PHP ninja (guru). In this example we will introduce some tools, which will make PHP web development a whole lot easier (especially if you are new to PHP). Table Of Contents 1. Introduction 1.1 Wamp Server 1.2 Xampp Server 1.3 Notepad++ 1.4 Palapa Server 1.5 Droidedit 1.6 Stack Overflow 1.7 ...

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Learning Ruby on Rails with


I’ve been programming a long time. I’ve written professional applications in Java, PHP, C#,ASP.NET, C++, and Silverlight. I’ve seen a lot of fads, and I’ve seen a lot of tools for programming come and go. My point is I think I know a pretty good thing when I see it, and Nitrous is definitely one of those things. I get ...

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Testing with HTTP Requests


A slow and unreliable test suite is a test suite developers won’t want to work on. In Part One of this series, I dove deeper into how you might organize classes and methods for dealing with HTTP calls. In this article, we’re going to dig into how to write tests that use data returned from external HTTP APIs. We’ll also ...

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Five Ways Docker Can Reduce Startup Time for New Hires


Regardless of an organization’s size, onboarding new developers and getting them up to speed as quickly as possible remains a distinct challenge. The longer the time between being hired and being productive, the more expensive the investment — especially when talking about more experienced developers. Given that, two key considerations for any efficient onboarding workflow are: How can time from ...

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Angular.js Todo App Example


These days, Todo Apps are considered much like the former “Hello World!”, which means that a considerable part of the programming community uses Todo apps as a mean to get started with using a particular technology, especially in front end. This is one of the reasons why the number of Todo apps available on the internet by now is reaching very ...

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Pregenerating Static Web Pages for Better Performance


In my recent Tuning NGINX article, I talked about how it’s important to tune based on the specific needs of an application and its environment. In today’s article, we’re going to put that in practice. Last time, we tuned our environment by adjusting parameters within NGINX. Now, we’re going to explore a sometimes-overlooked aspect of tuning: making adjustments to how ...

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PHP Form Dropdown Example


In this example we will learn how to handle data from a drop-down-list in HTML with PHP. For this example we will use: A computer with PHP>= 5.5 installed notepad++ We will show you how to add select boxes and multi-select boxes to a form, how to retrieve the input data from them and how manipulate the data. 1. Getting ...

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