When I recently implemented Google authentication in a Web app, I discovered that I fell victim to the browser’s built-in popup blocking mechanism, which would hide Google’s requisite login dialog. While popup blocking can be pretty good to have in the face of more or less malicious websites and intrusive ads, it’s a real drag […]
I’m happy to announce that I’ve taken over maintainership of the popular NPM package html-to-react, which currently has about 3600 downloads per month. This package has the ability to translate HTML markup into a React DOM structure. An example should give you an idea of what html-to-react brings to the table: var React = require(‘react’); […]
Up until now, one has used the Node Inspector in order to debug Node.js server applications right within Chrome DevTools, which is a pretty neat feature! However, version 6.5 of Node changes the game. Support for debugging via DevTools is now built into Node itself, and Node Inspector should no longer be needed. In fact, […]
As part of developing MuzHack I had to implement a method of loading search results on demand, i.e. not everything at once. I decided on the “infinite scrolling” method, which means that as seen on f.ex. Twitter, you load more content as the user scrolls down the page. This is an alternative to the more […]
MuzHack now has its own blog!
Earlier, I wrote about zero downtime docker deployment with Tutum. I have recently started experimenting with Amazon ECS (EC2 Container Service), which is Amazon’s offering for the orchestration of Docker containers (and thus a competitor to Tutum). I don’t have a lot of experience with ECS yet, but it looks pretty solid so far. I […]
Electronic Beats Magazine did a quick writeup on my MuzHack project. Nice that people are paying attention!
Amazon S3 is at the time of writing the premier file storage service, and as such an excellent choice for storing files from your Web application. What if I were to tell you these files never need to touch your application servers though? The thing to be aware of is that the S3 API allows […]