React, etc. Tech Stack

React, Flux, GraphQL, Hack, HHVM...? All of this and more!


On February 2nd 2010 FaceBook announced that they’re open sourcing a novel method for accelerating PHP applications, HipHop VM.

Written by Jorgé on Sunday February 7, 2010

Alternatives to Drupal

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Drupal is a very popular Content Management System (CMS) built with LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP). It serves very well for a compromise for a number of different purposes, ranging from building websites to complex web applications.

Written by Jorgé on Saturday March 12, 2016

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