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Gulp + Browserify configuration based on environment

Nowadays when we speak about Web Development we are actually speaking about a set of tools and technologies which when combined allow us to automate development and deployment processes and Gulp and Browserify are without doubt part of those tools. All applications have configurations which represent one of the most…


How to organize ExpressJS routes

Node.js became one of most import technologies when we are speaking about web development.  When we are speaking about Node.js we are thinking about non-blocking, real-time applications, high performance, etc. When you decide to implement an application using Node.js you have to decide which framework you should use based on…


How to use Web Workers

Web Workers are one of the several technologies introduced with HTML5. But what is JavaScript/Web Workers? Well, as we know Javascript is client-side script that runs in a single thread, that means you can’t run multi tasks at same time. Although many developers like me, “solve” this problem using functions…


How to work with Web SQL

Web SQL is one of the several technologies introduced with HTML5 although sill not be a standard. In fact Web SQL as Web Storage appears because nowadays our web pages need to be more flexible that means they should work without a permanent server or store locally permanent data. Web SQL is…


How to make a Virtual Hosts on Apache2

Apache is the most famous HTTP server especially in a Unix world.  As others HTTP servers Apache allows you to customize default configurations such as IP, Ports, Log Files, Virtual Host, etc. Today we’ll focus in Virtual Hosts configuration, basically a Virtual Host is a configuration with a set of directives which…


How to work with Apache Bench

Nowadays every platforms are moving to the cloud even those are installed on your machines have to communicate with cloud. System administrators or software engineers need to have notion how their systems behavior with different amounts of traffic. Today we’ll see how you can test your HTTP server performance using Apache…