Why update your Slack status manually when you can have automation do it for you? Better yet, why not create automation to set a location-based Slack status? There hasn’t been an easy way to set a location-based slack status up until now, but we have figured out a method that works while requiring no coding experience whatsoever! Being able to update a slack status based on location can be an extremely useful tool to help optimize any workflow, click inside to see how to easily set up automatic slack statuses based on location using IFTTT, Zapier, and Slack app integrations.
SkySilk has achieved Manifest Destiny! As SkySilk server locations continue to expand, New York VPS hosting has now been added to our list of available server locations. More data center locations provide more local support, meaning an improved user-end connection. With the addition of the New York VPS servers, users can now deploy their Linux VPS to the East Coast.
Is it time to switch to GitLab? This morning on June 4th, 2018, Microsoft has officially announced its acquisition of the git repository giant, GitHub. This has left most developers in a state of curiosity, but others in a panic looking for alternatives to GitHub. While the official statements from Microsoft are centered around retaining a “developer-first” and “open platform”, one can’t help but wonder how this acquisition will play into a larger business model. So what does the future look like for GitHub and will developers be looking to switch from GitHub to GitLab? Additionally, how does one approach
You may be wondering, what are domain names? What does HTTP stand for, IP Address, or www.? Domain names are central to the world wide web and are vital in determining how you connect to the internet. Having some working knowledge about how domain names work can prove invaluable in creating a new website. Understanding the anatomy is also crucial to determining which hosting-plan is the best for your new blog, website, or eCommerce store.
Rejoice, for a new Linux Distro is here! Read on for more info about Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver), how to upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04 from older versions or an existing Ubuntu VPS, and how to get an Ubuntu 18.04 VPS.
Brief Intro In this guide, you will learn about employing an MVC web framework for a basic web app, which is written in Python. Python is a powerful and popular programming language. This text is a Django tutorial that gives emphasis to utilizing Django and Python to create a web application in the cloud with many common features found in today’s Web 2.0 applications.
Connecting a mobile app to a database is a critical foundation of many of the world’s most popular applications. User accounts, news updates, and statistics are just a few examples of the data one may wish to store and pull. In this post, we are going to look at how to connect an Android app to a MySQL database using a free SkySilk VPS. Our Android app will be a mock stock price tracker, displaying the name and price of some made up stocks.
Connecting a mobile app to a database is a critical foundation of many of the world’s most popular applications. User accounts, news updates, and statistics are just a few examples of the data one may wish to store and pull. In this post, we are going to look at how to connect an iOS app to a MySQL database using a free SkySilk VPS. Our iOS app will be a mock stock price tracker written with Swift, displaying the name and price of some made up stocks.
Apache is one of the most popular web servers used on the internet today. It is a reliable software that is updated frequently and scaled for any sized site. As a result, serving thousands of visitors every day is not a problem for a website utilizing Apache Web Server. Here, we will look at how to install Apache Web Server on a Linux VPS step-by-step.