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.
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
I have always found it frustrating that failing the CSRF check in Laravel 5.x throws an exception. I would rather prefer it redirect the user back to the previous page, and get them to try again. So, I modified the VerifyCsrfToken.php middleware to do just that.CSRF, Laravel 5, PHP, Tutorial
In a recent project, I’ve been using public/private key encryption to transmit data from a mobile application to an API, keeping sensitive information secure as a result. This tutorial explains how you can create your own keys, and then use them to encrypt or decrypt data using PHP and OpenSSL.Encryption, PHP, Public / Private Keys, Security, Tutorial
As version v4.1 of the Facebook PHP SDK nears release (at time of writing), I though this would be a good time to explain how the new version works. Migrating your application from v4.0.x to v4.1.x will break your application.Facebook, Facebook Graph API, Facebook PHP SDK 4.1, PHP, Tutorial
The Facebook API lets you post to Pages you administrate via the API. With the release of Graph API v2.x and the new Facebook PHP SDK v4.0.x, I’m updating my old tutorial to show how to achieve the same functionality using the newer Graph API and PHP SDK.Facebook, Facebook Graph API, Facebook PHP SDK 4.0, PHP, Tutorial