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  • WordPress
    Understanding and Working with Posts in WordPressWordpress
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    Like so many examples of WordPress terminology, the term 'posts' can be confusing, as it refers to a post type as well as a content type stored in a specific database table. Here, I'll clarify the difference between the two and look at post types in detail.Read More…
  • Node.js
    Authenticating Node.js Applications With PassportNodejs retina preview
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    In this article, we are going to develop a basic Express application from scratch and delegate everything related to authentication to Passport, which is turning out to be the de-facto authentication middleware for Node.jsRead More…
  • WordPress
    Understanding and Working with Relationships Between Data in WordPressWordpress
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    Ever wondered exactly how the relationships between the data in your WordPress site work? In this article, I'll explain in detail how WordPress manages relationships between different kinds of data and what that means for your site.Read More…
  • WordPress
    Understanding and Working with Data in WordPressWordpress
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    In this first part of a series on working with data in WordPress, I'll provide an overview of how WordPress stores data and what's stored in which database table.Read More…
  • Security
    Best Practices When Working With Sensitive Data: Securing Your ApplicationSecure wide retina preview
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    Last time we learned how to secure our server, this time we'll cover securing sensitive data from within our application itself. We'll discuss proper database security, password salting with examples, and user privileges. Let's begin!Read More…
  • Web Development
    Working With Databases in Symfony 2Symfony2 wide retina preview black
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    In the last video we learned how to validate and process form submissions in Symfony 2. But we didn't do anything with the submitted form data. Today, we'll continue working with that same application in order to persist the data to our database.Read More…
  • Databases
    Mapping Relational Databases and SQL to MongoDBMongodb retina preview
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    NoSQL databases have emerged tremendously in the last few years owing to their less constrained structure, scalable schema design, and faster access compared to traditional relational databases (RDBMS/SQL). MongoDB is an open source document-oriented NoSQL database which stores data in the form of JSON-like objects. It has emerged as one of the leading databases due to its dynamic schema, high scalability, optimal query performance, faster indexing and an active user community.Read More…
  • Laravel
    Authentication With Laravel 4Laravel 4 auth retina preview
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    Authentication is required for virtually any type of web application. In this tutorial, I'd like to show you how you can go about creating a small authentication application using Laravel 4. We'll start from the very beginning by creating our Laravel app using composer, creating the database, loading in the Twitter Bootstrap, creating a main layout, registering users, logging in and out, and protecting routes using filters. We've got a lot of code to cover, so let's get started!Read More…
  • Web Development
    Laravel 4: A Start at a RESTful API (Updated)Laravel api 400
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    RESTful API's are hard! There are a lot of aspects to designing and writing a successful one. For instance, some of the topics that you may find yourself handling include authentication, hypermedia/HATEOS, versioning, rate limits, and content negotiation. Rather than tackling all of these concepts, however, let's instead focus on the basics of REST. We'll make some JSON endpoints behind a basic authentication system, and learn a few Laravel 4 tricks in the process.Read More…
  • Tools & Tips
    Relational Databases for DummiesRelational databases for dummies preview
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    Web apps can be split into two major components: a front-end that displays and collects information, and a back-end for storing the information. In this article, I'll demonstrate what a relational database is, and how to properly design your database to store your app's information.Read More…
  • Databases
    Getting Started with ParsePreview
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    I am a big fan of Parse, a technology that makes developing web and mobile apps faster. It lets you store, sync and push data in the cloud without writing a line of server-side code. Read on to see how you can integrate Parse in your next project.Read More…
  • Web Development
    Node.js for BeginnersPreview
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    Event-driven programming can be overwhelming for beginners, which can make Node.js difficult to get started with. But don't let that discourage you; In this article, I will teach you some of the basics of Node.js and explain why it has become so popular.Read More…
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