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An Overview of Queries in MySQL

Sustainability in business is difficult without proper data management. Building a well-defined system is essential to managing internal and external operations. Detailed insight into business data helps to understand the overall workflow and measure performance. Moreover, using databases saves time and allows to access information effortlessly. What is a database? A database is an organized system used to store information …

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Setting Up CSS and HTML for Your Website: A Tutorial

Building websites is the initial step of getting started with web development. One of the first things web development enthusiasts must learn is how to set up CSS and HTML for a website. By setting up the basic introductory page, a beginner can get ready with the website design basics, hone their web development skills, and learn to collaborate with …

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Deploying Applications on Kubernetes Using Argo CD and GitOps

Introduction Kubernetes has become a standard for deploying large applications. It helps developers gain significant advantages and offers features that are not available in traditional server hosting. Kubernetes allows horizontal scaling without the hassle of infrastructure. Furthermore, it reduces the cost of acquiring and maintaining the infrastructure as the application grows. However, managing applications on Kubernetes can also be complex …

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An Overview of Data Types in Ruby

Ruby is a well-known programming language. It aims to improve simplicity and productivity. It’s also a fully object-oriented programming language. In addition, Ruby comes with an elegant syntax that’s natural to read and easy to write. Any programming requires managing various data types. A data type describes a specific class of data. It tells the machine how it should handle …

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The Architecture of Iptables and Netfilter

A firewall is a security device (hardware/software) that protects the network by filtering traffic and blocking unwanted/unauthorized access to private data. Having a proper firewall is important to protect your servers and infrastructure. It can not only block unwanted traffic but also block malicious software from infecting the system. In the Linux ecosystem, iptables is a popular firewall that interfaces …

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Using Node.js Modules with npm and package.json: A Tutorial

Node.js is an open-source cross-platform Javascript runtime environment. For the last few years, it has become a popular choice for back-end web development due to its fast Input/Output (I/O) performance and unbeatable JavaScript syntax. Also, its adaptive nature allows quick customization, making this server technology stand out from its competitors. Node.js Package Manager — An Overview Node.js Package Manager or …

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Smooth Scrolling in Action Using React: A Tutorial

React is an open-source JavaScript library used for building futuristic website designs and improving user interfaces. Due to its robustness, flexibility, and efficiency, it has outperformed its competing front-end libraries and frameworks. React provides excellent features and stand-out functionalities that facilitate customization and dynamic animation. In the list of animation collections, smooth scrolling in React helps in increasing web app …

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Working with Strings in Ruby

Ruby is an interpreted, dynamic, reflective, object-oriented programming language. Developed by Yukihiro Matsumoto, Ruby focuses on simplicity and productivity. The elegant syntax allows developers to read and write code easier. In this guide, we will be working with strings in Ruby. Prerequisites To perform the steps demonstrated in this tutorial, you need the following components: A properly-configured Ubuntu system. Learn …

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Using Ansible to Install and Configure WordPress with LAMP on Ubuntu

Introduction There are always times when we need to have new servers configured. This could be to distribute the workload or if we simply need more servers. When setting up new servers, users need to utilize server automation to configure them. This is done in order to minimize manual intervention. Ansible is one of the configuration management tools that can …

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Creating Views in the Django Web Application Framework

Django is a powerful, open-source, Python-based web framework that streamlines the process of creating and managing websites and web apps. Django applications are scalable, high-performance, and secure. It also comes with really good documentation on every single part of the framework. In our series on Django, we’ve been exploring Django by implementing a sample website with basic blogging features. In …

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Using GitLab for Managing Projects

Introduction GitLab offers a very convenient way to work with remote repositories on centralized servers. Anyone coming from GitHub or any other tool might consider that there are many other tools offering this service. However, use cases differ from team to team. GitLab’s main advantage is that you get complete control over your repositories and setting permissions. In this tutorial, …

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How to Import Packages in Go

Go (also known as Golang) is an open-source, statically typed programming language. It was originally developed by Google. Some notable features of Go include simplicity, high performance, readability, and efficiency. Like any other prominent programming language, the standard library of Go offers a rich set of packages. However, we can also extend the functionalities by incorporating third-party packages. This guide …