The Firebase Admin SDK is a library that can allow you to interact with Firebase services in the backend. With Firebase you can authenticate users, store data in a NoSQL database, run A/B tests and so much more. Because of this, it is used for several kinds of projects, such as Discord Bots or websites. One reason Firebase is so special is because of the easy real-time synchronization of all data. So if the data is changed in the database, all apps listening to the database will know. You can use this to make websites that provide live update with
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LAMP, or otherwise referred to as the “LAMP stack” (no, not a stack of light-emitting furniture) is a popular software stack typically installed together in a server environment. The acronym stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, and PHP. All of which are required to serve dynamic websites from a virtual private server. Without further ado, let’s dive into installing the LAMP stack on your own server in just 5 easy steps. How to install LAMP on CentOS 7 (5 Steps) Before we learn how to install LAMP on CentOS 7, let’s observe the function which each piece of software servers. Firstly,
Online gaming: The holy grail and lofty goal of many aspiring game developers out there. There is something about other humans being able to connect, compete, and sit in awe of your creation. With new technologies emerging and evolving rapidly, creating your own multiplayer game for others to enjoy is becoming more and more realistic. In this tutorial, you are going to learn how to make your own online game with Node.js. Our game will be a group rock-paper-scissors game, with an automated AI opponent. Players will choose their move, and receive points in the event that they defeat the
Building a real-time chat application is a common goal for people who are just beginning to dive into the wonderful world of software development. It makes sense–once you understand how to exchange messages between a node js chat server and clients, a lot of doors open up. You can build social networking platforms, messaging applications, and even multiplayer games. In this post, we will explore how to create a real-time chat app with Node.js.
Life as a developer just got a little bit easier as Node.js 10, codename “Dubnium” becomes the current LTS (Long Term Support, or “stable”) Node.js version of the popular framework. For those who are more interested in exploring the latest features in a local environment, Node.js 11 will also be set to the current (otherwise known as the unstable) release. Now let’s gain more insight into the performance upgrades brought by Node.js LTS v10.13.
If you’re a web developer, chances are that names like Django, Ruby on Rails, Node.JS or CakePHP all ring a bell. Or perhaps you’re just starting out and looking to code your first website or web application. Either way its important for all developers to understand exactly what web frameworks are, and how they’re used to call upon the code written for a web application.
Looking for a Dropbox alternative? Cloud storage isn’t a hard service to come by in recent times. However, some of these platforms come with unseen limitations. For instance, your data is never truly “private” when storing it with a larger platform. Given that companies like Google are rumored to have the authority to access its user’s data, this can raise red flags for many. Albeit when it comes to privacy, it’s not a subject that should be overlooked. The purpose of self-hosted cloud storage is not to prove its superiority, but rather provide a competitive alternative to Dropbox and Google
How does one keep their network activity secure? One of the solutions to this pressing issue is OpenVPN, a virtual private network. Users can transfer and request data while connected to a public network, as though they are connected to the private network. Therefore, once a VPN is set up and you navigate to google.com and type in “what is my IP“, you will see that your IP would match that of your private server. While this technology is nothing new, learning how to install OpenVPN on Linux to setup and utilize it is an invaluable skill.