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Don't use Drupal or WordPress for IoT, Internet of Things

Web publishing platforms like WordPress and Drupal have grown to be something that are very general purpose. In theory they can be used for a lot of things, including applications for the Internet of Things.

Written by Jorgé on Saturday March 26, 2016


React.js Patents

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React.js patents are a controversial issue. The popular Open Source User Interface Library written in JavaScript continues to be licensed with an unconventional BSD+Patents clause. This is not unusual or harmful for most implementation projects built on React, but it can be harmful for Businesses and other Open Source projects building on React.js in the future.

Written by Jorgé on Sunday July 17, 2016


Installing WordPress on Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL/Ubuntu)

Developers in Windows environments have traditionally used XAMP or other similar installations for WordPress development. In more recent setups Vagrant, Virtual Box and Docker have become popular. But with the release of Windows 10 Anniversary Update developers can run WordPress in a Linux shell right in Windows.

Written by Jorgé on Sunday August 7, 2016


REST vs GraphQL

Many developers are pondering on the differences between GraphQL standard and REST APIs. They are both similar in functionality as interfaces that expose system Application Programming Interfaces (API) via the HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol). There are some essential differences, though.

Written by Jorgé on Saturday September 24, 2016


Free TypeScript book download as PDF, MOBI, EPUB

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TypeScript is a great complimentary language to JavaScript. With gradual typing and other great features it helps maintain JavaScript applications as they grow larger and larger. The lack of literature is one of the weak points of the language as there is currently no Definitive Book on TypeScript.

Written by Jorgé on Saturday December 3, 2016