- Presenting Socket.IO: Building a chat in 70 lines
With Socket.IO, it is very easy to develop real-time web applications. I am going to present how to use it. Let's implement a simple chat in a couple of lines!
When building web apps like chats and multiplayer games, you need to receive events from the server. In the past, such "server push" has been quite difficult to implement. I am going to give an overview on techniques that were used, and how WebSockets make everything better.
- My Favorite Shortcuts for JetBrains' IDEs
JetBrains, the makers of the popular IntelliJ IDEA, offer a range of powerful IDEs for all kinds of programming languages. I would like to share my favorite shortcuts for their IDEs.
- Why HTTPS is important & how to make your website support it
When you deploy a website, by default, it does not support SSL-encrypted connections (HTTPS). But why is SSL important and how can you easily support it, for free?
- How to deploy a Python Flask application to the web with Google Cloud Platform - for free
Flask is a simple but powerful Python web framework. But how can you actually make your Flask application available from the web and let other people use your site?
- Coding Interview Tips
How I prepared for my coding interviews with Facebook (and succeeded).
- Userscripts: Nuclino Sidebar Toggle Shortcut
Nuclino is a great tool for organizing one's knowledge. But although being quite keyboard-focused, it doesn't have a dedicated shortcut for toggling the sidebar. We can change that.