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Using Vue and Axios to Display Data from an API

Vue.js is a popular JavaScript framework for building user interfaces. It’s designed to be incrementally adoptable. It can also work with other libraries and existing projects. However, Vue can power sophisticated single-page applications by itself (with the help of modern tooling and supporting libraries, of course). Vue, being a JavaScript-based framework, supports all the JavaScript features as well. JSON is …

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Adding Swap Space on Ubuntu 20.04: A Tutorial

Adding swap space to your server is an excellent option to compensate for out-of-memory errors. Linux allows users to add swap space in their system when the amount of RAM in the system is full. When you create a dedicated space partition, you will allow your physical memory to run smoothly without much worrying about low disk space. Swap Overview …

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Installing and Configuring Virtual Network Computing (VNC) on Ubuntu 20.04

Virtual Network Computing (VNC) is a screen-sharing system used to access graphical user interfaces remotely. It uses the remote frame buffer protocol allowing one server (user side) to connect with another side (client). VNC is safe, secure, and works on all operating systems. RealVNC, UltraVNC, Xfce, TightVNC, to name a few, are the most popular VNC clients used today. Among …

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Setting Up a Redis Server as a Session Handler for PHP on Ubuntu 20.04

Redis is an open-source in-memory cache and storage system, also referred to as a data structure server. It offers advanced support for several data types, such as hashes, lists, sets, bitmaps, and many more. Because of its excellent performance, Redis finds its popularity in leading industries and top MNCs. Benefits of Redis When it comes to speed, there is no …

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Forwarding Ports with Iptables in Linux: A How-To Guide

Port forwarding also referred to as port mapping, is a method for allowing remote devices to connect to a specific service within your private local-area network (LAN). As the name suggests, the process involves forwarding requests for a specific port to another port or network. It modifies the destination of the packet in-flight and is considered a type of network …

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Working with Docker Data Volumes on Ubuntu 20.04

Introduction Docker Data Volumes is an important concept when containerizing your applications. Knowing this concept is vital for ensuring the best experience of your containerized application along with reliable persistence and data management. However, while this concept is important, it is also confusing and complex for many developers. It is important for developers and DevOps specialists to be able to …

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Using HTTP client Axios in a React Application: A Tutorial

Many web apps face the necessity of interfacing with a REST API at some point in their development. For React-based web apps, we can use Axios, a lightweight HTTP client based on the $http service within Angular.js v1.x. The features are similar to JavaScript’s native Fetch API. Axios is promise-based, allowing us the ability to incorporate JavaScript’s async and await

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Installing Apache Tomcat 9 on Ubuntu 20.04

Apache Tomcat software is a Java-based HTTP server that can run Java technologies like Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages (JSP), and Java Expression Language. The advanced built-in customization options, high flexibility, and impressive stability make the software highly in-demand and a popular pick among developers globally. Let’s see what makes Apache Tomcat stand out among competitors: Open-Source Apache Tomcat is an …

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Using MySQL with Ruby on Rails App on Ubuntu 21.04

Ruby is a powerful programming language. It’s an interpreted, high-level, and general-purpose language that incorporates multiple programming paradigms. Yukihiro Matsumoto, the creator of Ruby, blended various parts of his favorite programming languages like Perl, Ada, Lisp, Eiffel, Smalltalk, etc., and created Ruby. In his own words, he intended to make Ruby “more natural, not simple”. Much of the popularity of …

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Configuring Storage Devices in Linux- Learning to Partition and Format

Introduction There are many situations where you may need a new disk on your Linux system. For the most part, creating a new disk is a straightforward process. However, things can become complicated if you are trying to tinker with partitioning schemes and filesystem formats. To help simplify the process, this tutorial will give you a step by step outline …

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How to Configure Automatic Deployment with Git with a VPS

Git is the most popular version control system in the field of software development. It’s open-source and actively maintained since 2005 by Linus Torvalds, the famous creator of Linux. Today, a staggering number of software projects (including commercial ones) use Git for version management. Git follows a distributed architecture, making it a perfect example of a DVCS (Distributed Version Control …

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Creating a Django App with Database Connection: A Tutorial

Django is a free and open-source web framework built in Python. First published in 2005, Django incorporates the motto of “rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.” The framework, deployed on a web server, can quickly produce a web front-end with rich features, security, and scalability. Any web app relies on databases for its content. Django, being a modern framework, supports …