I've been finding my opinion of MongoDB Atlas and MongoDB Stitch wavering between two extremes lately. Sometimes I find ease of querying a cloud Database securely on the front-end to be a refreshing pleasure. Other times, such as when Mongo
When Python developers manage presentation layers.
If you're familiar with Django (or Python to any extent), you've probably accepted the concept of what Python guys refer to as "static assets" without much consideration. At some point in Django's conception, a design decision was made: any code,
Cool things for cool robots
Tackling the breking changes that come with Gulp 4
Back in the day we touched on some of the wonderful upsides of implementing Gulp into your workflow. If you have been following along and happened to install the latest version of Gulp, you may has noticed something horrible happen:
Introduction to building page templates in Node
Writing HTML sucks, thus we should do everything to minimize this aspect of development where possible. Enter Handlebars, a savior to those who hate repetitive code (and percentage signs).
If you do any sort of development work, you're probably familiar
Building a JIRA Board Widget, Pt 2
Greetings and welcome to another episode of wasting your summer building apps. Today we'll continue our quest of embedding a JIRA Kanban board, but we'll be focused mostly on integrating with MongoDB Atlas and its seemingly undersold counterpart: MongoDB Stitch
Automate tasks for production deployment such as compiling your CSS and JS
Alright fine, so maybe the whole obligatory-gulp-tutorial-on-some-coding-blog thing has become a bit cliché at this point. Hate all you want, but I 'll take all the traffic from keywords I can get at this point. Keywords such as Gulp, or
Get started customizing your themes with simple widgets
Here at H+S headquarters, we're pretty into the Ghost blogging platform. It's a lot like Wordpress, except without everything that sucks about Wordpress. It's a Node app, isn't bloated with widgets, is more secure, smarter, prettier, and so on.
Making apps kind of sucks if you're not interacting with data or APIs. The information age is over... we have all the information now. All of it. We're in a unique place in human history where we've somehow managed to