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Deploying a PHP 7 App with MongoDB to AWS Elastic Beanstalk

Deploying a PHP 7 App with MongoDB to AWS Elastic Beanstalk

Posted Jan 15, 2018 | | By Maina Wycliffe | PHP
Introduction Over the weekend, I was working on a PHP REST API that is using Mongo DB as it’s database. I haven’t worked with MongoDB before, I have always used MySQL/MariaDB/PostgreSQL DB etc. for almost all my projects. The reason am bringing …
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Adaptive Layout Design - Angular Flex Layout

Adaptive Layout Design - Angular Flex Layout

Posted Jan 7, 2018 | | By Maina Wycliffe | Angular
Introduction You probably have heard about Responsive Layout design but let me remind you anyway. Responsive layout is where components and elements of a web page change size and position based on different breaking points – Web apps that adapt to …
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Visual Studio Code - Top 5 Extensions for PHP

Visual Studio Code - Top 5 Extensions for PHP

Posted Dec 17, 2017 | | By Maina Wycliffe | PHP
Visual Studio Code is one of the best free text editors out there. Right out of the box, Visual Studio Code offers basic PHP support but nothing more than that. To enjoy a fruitful PHP development, you need to install PHP extensions. Today, I am …
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Angular Material Icons Components with Angular 5

Angular Material Icons Components with Angular 5

Posted Dec 13, 2017 | | By Maina Wycliffe | Angular
Icons are a necessity when building modern-day web apps and sometimes they can be frustrating. While icon sets like Font Awesome and Material Icons have made it easier, there is always an icon you need that is always missing. A good example is lack …
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Responsive Navbar with Angular Flex Layout

Responsive Navbar with Angular Flex Layout

Posted Dec 7, 2017 | | By Maina Wycliffe | Angular
Today, we are going to create a responsive Navbar using Toolbar and Sidenav Components from Angular Material together with Angular Flex Layout. We will be trying to replicate the behavior of Navbar in where it collapses on small screen and is fully …
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5 Visual Studio Code Extensions for Angular

5 Visual Studio Code Extensions for Angular

Posted Nov 24, 2017 | | By Maina Wycliffe | Angular
Visual Studio Code or VSCode is one of the best text editors out there. It is feature rich out of the box and has a lot of extensions which are easy to install. If you are an Angular developer using Visual Studio Code, you might want to consider …
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NgRev – Analyze and Profile your Angular App

NgRev – Analyze and Profile your Angular App

Posted Nov 13, 2017 | | By Maina Wycliffe | Angular
NgRev is a graphical tool designed to reverse engineer your Angular application. It is not a browser extension like Augury, but a standalone software available for MacOS, Windows and Linux. It does a static code analysis of your application and …
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PHP: Frameworks vs Microframeworks

PHP: Frameworks vs Microframeworks

Posted Nov 12, 2017 | | By Maina Wycliffe | PHP
Introduction A PHP Framework in simple terms is a platform used by developers to create web applications – obviously made by PHP. They help developers concentrate on their applications – the bigger picture – instead of some small details like …
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Augury – A Tool to Debug and Profile your Angular App

Augury – A Tool to Debug and Profile your Angular App

Posted Nov 10, 2017 | | By Maina Wycliffe | Angular
Augury is an open source tool available to Google Chrome that was developed by Google in conjunction with Rangle.IO for debugging and profiling your Angular application. Augury will provide detailed insights of your application structure and how …
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