With DigitalOcean you can deploy your very own cloud based server in a very short time. This makes is perfect for hosting web apps. You can use Node.js to run as a web server and serve files and responses to the client. Setting up a Node.js powered web server is relatively easy when using DigitalOcean.
In this article I’ll guide you from setting up a DigitalOcean droplet to running a simple HTTP static file server in Node.js.
Markdown is used to quickly write a styled document with a simple syntax, great for taking notes or writing journals. MarkPress allows you to turn your WordPress install into an App to easily write and store Markdown notes.
While working on a frontend project you’ll easily come to a point where you need data from a webserver that will be retrieved through an Ajax call. Serving mockup data from those endpoints is a tricky thing when you don’t run your frontend project on a webserver.
Luckily there is a way to easily write middleware using Connect for NodeJS. Other great thing: works with task-runners!
There are a few class naming conventions you can live by, the problem with most of them is writing long class names that tend to give your CSS a messy look without compound selectors.
Luckily Sass now supports compound selectors which will make our stylesheets a lot easier and better to maintain.
The web development population has grown significantly over the past years. A lot of people are choosing development as their trade and make a good living out of it.
The number of people using frameworks or libraries to speed up their development, or solve the parts of development they can’t do themselves has increased as well.
Is it a good thing, or are we shooting ourselves in the foot? I will share my view on the matter in this article.