Recently, I had to create a Laravel Artisan script that would log into a SFTP server, check if a certain file exists, and then upload / override the file. To achieve this, I used the SSH library from LaravelCollective. This tutorial covers how to log into a remote server using SSH / SFTP and upload or download files.
I’ve already covered release signing Android application in Cordova in a previous article, but sometimes you want to do the same for debug builds. By default, Cordova uses it’s own debug keystore, but it’s easy to customise your project to use a keystore of your choice when creating debug builds.Android, Code Signing, Cordova, Debug, Google Play Store, Security
In a recent project, I was asked to create a dynamically generated PDF with the user’s information. In my research, I found that using FPDF was the best the best way to achieve the client’s requirements. Here is a quick tutorial on how you can use a existing PDF with dynamic content using only PHP.Composer, PDF, PHP, Tutorial
If you’re using Cordova 5.x+, it’s easy to configure it to also build signed release builds of your Android application. Providing you’re already created a keystore using the keytool, this tutorial will have you building release builds in minutes.Android, Code Signing, Cordova, Google Play Store, Security
If you’re running the default Ubuntu 14 LTS server on AWS, you’ll find that the package manage will only install MongoDB v2.x. However, you can install the latest version by updating apt-get using this tutorial, allowing you to use install the Parse API Server.Amazon Web Services, MongoDB, Tutorial, Ubuntu
If you’re looking to install the latest version of NodeJS on your Ubuntu 14 LTS server, you’ll find that the default package manager only has access to older versions of NodeJS. However, you can easily update apt-get to get the latest version using this tutorial.Amazon Web Services, NodeJS, Tutorial, Ubuntu
Following Parse’s announcement of the service winding down and the subsequent release of the Parse API Server, I’ve taken the time to setup my own instance of the open-source software to help migrate from Parse.com before it shuts down in January 2017.Amazon Web Services, AMI, MongoDB, NodeJS, Open Source, Parse, Tutorial