Mixing Ruby and Rust on Heroku

Ruby has been around for a good many years now and has become a quite well-seasoned language. There are many profitable tools, projects, and sites with code written in Ruby, which is a nice thing that we can utilize even in Rust. In this post, I’ll be covering running Ruby code from Rust, touch on Rust from Ruby, and deploying ...

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5 Code Editors for Web Application and API Development

If there’s anything more guaranteed to start a flame war than the question of tabs versus spaces, it’s asking which IDE or text editor a developer uses. Asking if a developer uses an IDE, especially, can often start a flame war all its own. However, being a laid-back Australian, flame wars don’t bother me one little bit. So in this ...

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HTML5 360 Viewer Example

In this article we will look at something interesting that has a lot of fun. We look at how to build a 360 degree product viewer and a 360 degree panoramic image viewer. You must have noticed the 360 degrees viewer on popular e-Commerce sites where you can rotate and view the product from all around. Also, new smartphones these ...

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React and Angular do not fit everywhere

Last few years have been fascinating with several front-end frameworks coming up. I am not going to compare them; neither am I going to talk about The Good or The Bad on them. The buzz words, the new technologies are so shiny that almost everyone I speak to today wants to work on the new stuff. And they also tend ...

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Leaflet: Fit polyline in view

I’ve been playing with the Leaflet.js library over the Christmas holidays to visualise running routes drawn onto the map using a Polyline and I wanted to zoom the map the right amount to see all the points. Pre requisites We have the following HTML to define the div that will contain the map. <div id="container"> <div id="map" style="width: 100%; height: ...

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Top 10 Web Code Geeks posts for 2017

2017 is coming to its end, and it has definitely been a great year for Web Code Geeks. Our community continues to rapidly grow and attract web developers all over the world. Thank you for your support so far! Our insiders list has also grown, and now our weekly newsletter reaches more than 40,000 web developers. Make sure to hop ...

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HTML5 Viewport Example

In this article we will take a look at what the Viewport is and how we can tweak it using the meta tag. To demonstrate the concept we will be building a sample application. I will take things one step at a time by first listing the tools & technologies used before moving on to other details. Finally ending with ...

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Keep Your Internal Websites Running Smoothly with Private Synthetic Agents

Discover faster, more efficient performance monitoring with an enterprise APM product learning from your apps. Take the AppDynamics APM Guided Tour! AppDynamics’ 2017 App Attention Index found that 32 percent of consumers have taken their online business elsewhere due to a poor digital experience. But what do you do when you’re an employee and your company’s internal applications perform poorly ...

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Using the Add-Host Flag for DNS Mapping within Docker Containers

In a previous article about the docker run command, one of my final thoughts was the following: In this article, we covered quite a few options for the docker run command. However, while these options are key, they only scratch the surface of the available options to docker run. Some of the options are complex enough to deserve an article ...

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