Technology Articles

Google Maps APIs

by John Vincent

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Making Maps is easy using the Google Maps APIs.


Jekyll SASS Fonts

by John Vincent

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This article describes how to sass include 3rd party fonts.

  • bootstrap
  • font awesome
  • ionicons

Jekyll SASS Integration

by John Vincent

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SASS compilation could be performed by Jekyll or outside of Jekyll. Let's take a look.


Google Fonts and Webfontloader

by John Vincent

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Discussion about Google Fonts and how to best load them.


Nginx Proxy Google Analytics

by John Vincent

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Page Speed flags browser caching of Google Analytics. The following is a way to address this.

I have seen this documented somewhere else, this is my implementation.


Integration testing in a Mongoose world

by John Vincent

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Take the restaurants app and implement Integration Tests using a faked database. Setup continuous integration with Travis and deploy to Heroku.


Add Integration testing to Blogging App

by John Vincent

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Add Continuous Integration to the Blogging App. Deploy to Heroku using MongoDB database at mLab.


Node Basic authentication and access control

by John Vincent

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Build app to demonstrate basic authentication.


Add Integration Tests to Mongoose blogging app

by John Vincent

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Now it's time to practice writing integration tests for MongoDB backed Express apps.


Add Mongoose to blogging app

by John Vincent

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Take the blogging app, implement Mongoose layer and deploy to mLab and Heroku.


Integrating Mongoose into an Express app

by John Vincent

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Understanding the fundamentals of working with Mongoose in an Express app.


MongoDB in the Cloud

by John Vincent

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Setting up a MongoDB Database is straightforward.


MongoDB Basic Drills

by John Vincent

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Basic MongoDB Drills.


MongoDB Shell Basics

by John Vincent

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MongoDB Shell Basics


Installing Mac MongoDB

by John Vincent

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This article refers only to Mac


SASS Mixins

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Tests and CI for Blogging App

by John Vincent

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Configure Github, Travis and Heroku so that a change to a Github repository triggers a Travis CI build which executes Mocha/Chai Unit Tests and if successful, deploys to Heroku.


Deploy Node Express App to Heroku using Travis Continuous Integration

by John Vincent

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Configure Github, Travis and Heroku so that a change to a Github repository triggers a Travis CI build which executes Mocha/Chai Unit Tests and if successful, deploys to Heroku.


Deploy Static Website to Heroku

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This document discusses how to deploy a basic static website to Heroku.


Continuous Integration with Travis CI

by John Vincent

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Lets get started.