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    How To Build a Media Processing API in Node.js With Express and FFmpeg.wasm

    In this guide, you will build a media API in Node.js with Express and ffmpeg.wasm a WebAssembly port of the popular media processing tool. You'll build an endpoint that extracts a thumbnail from a video. By the end, y...
    By rpazdera Node.js API Development JavaScript HTML CSS
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    How To Test Your Data With Great Expectations

    Great Expectations is an open source data validation and documentation library written in Python. It allows you to establish assertions about your data called Expectations, and validate any data using those Expectatio...
    By Sam Bail System Tools Python Git
  • How To Use Relationships to Select HTML Elements with CSS

    In CSS, it is possible to select an element based on its relationship or proximity to another element. In this tutorial, you will use several CSS-relationship-based approaches to select and style elements on an HTML p...
    By Philip Zastrow Development CSS HTML
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    How to Dynamically Import JavaScript with Import Maps

    Build tools are an important part of the development experience, but a spec called import maps will allow you to both import external code into your project without a build tool. In this tutorial, you will create and ...
    By Joe Morgan JavaScript Development HTML CSS
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    OpenSSL Essentials: Working with SSL Certificates, Private Keys and CSRs

    This guide provides a quick reference to OpenSSL commands that are useful in common, everyday scenarios. Similar to a cheat sheet for OpenSSL commands.
    By Mitchell Anicas Security FAQ
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    How To Handle Errors in a Flask Application

    In this tutorial, you'll build a small web application that demonstrates how to handle common errors one encounters when developing a web application. You'll create custom error pages, use the Flask debugger to troubl...
    By Abdelhadi Dyouri Flask Python Development
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    How To Troubleshoot Common HTTP Error Codes

    This guide focuses on identifying and troubleshooting the most commonly encountered HTTP error codes, i.e. 4xx and 5xx status codes, from a system administrator's perspective. There are many situations that could caus...
    By Mitchell Anicas FAQ Apache Nginx Conceptual
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    How To Install Java with Apt on Ubuntu 18.04

    In this guide, you will install various versions of the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) and the Java Developer Kit (JDK) using apt . You'll install OpenJDK as well as official packages from Oracle. You'll then select t...
    By Koen Vlaswinkel Java Ubuntu 18.04 DigitalOcean Droplets
  • How To Use Themes in Gatsby

    Themes in Gatsby refer to plugins that act as a collection of configuration options, functionality, and/or user interface (UI) elements. Separating out shared features into maintained themes makes keeping your site up...
    By Joshua Tzucker Development JavaScript GatsbyJS
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    How To Enable SFTP Without Shell Access on Ubuntu 20.04

    In a standard configuration, the SSH server grants file transfer access and terminal shell access to all users with an account on the system. In this tutorial, we'll set up the SSH daemon to limit SFTP access to one d...
    By Mateusz Papiernik, Mark Drake, Jeanelle Horcasitas Miscellaneous Ubuntu Ubuntu 20.04
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    How To Set Up vsftpd for a User's Directory on Ubuntu 20.04

    FTP, which is short for File Transfer Protocol, is a network protocol that was once widely used for moving files between a client and server. vsftpd, very secure FTP daemon, is an FTP server for many Unix-like systems...
    By Melissa Anderson, Kathleen Juell, Jeanelle Horcasitas Linux Basics Security Ubuntu Ubuntu 20.04
  • How To Use Interfaces in TypeScript

    Interfaces in TypeScript enable you to represent and document various data structures. In this tutorial, you'll create interfaces, learn how to use them, explore the differences between normal types and interfaces, an...
    By Jonathan Cardoso Development JavaScript TypeScript
  • How To Build a Custom Terraform Module

    Terraform modules encapsulate distinct logical components of your infrastructure by grouping their resources together. In this tutorial, you'll create a Terraform module that will set up multiple Droplets behind a Loa...
    By Savic Terraform Infrastructure Cloud Computing
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    How To Share Data Between the Docker Container and the Host

    In general, Docker containers are ephemeral, running just as long as it takes for the command issued in a container to complete. By default, any data created inside the container is only available from within the cont...
    By Melissa Anderson Docker Ubuntu Ubuntu 18.04
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    How to Install and Configure VNC on Ubuntu 20.04

    Virtual Network Computing, or VNC, is a connection system that allows you to use your keyboard and mouse to interact with a graphical desktop environment on a remote server. In this guide, you'll set up a VNC server o...
    By finid, Mark Drake Miscellaneous Applications Ubuntu 20.04 Ubuntu
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    How To Install and Secure Redis on Ubuntu 18.04

    Redis is an in-memory key-value store known for its flexibility, performance, and wide language support. This tutorial demonstrates how to install and configure Redis on an Ubuntu 18.04 server.
    By Justin Ellingwood, Mark Drake Redis NoSQL Ubuntu Ubuntu 18.04
  • How To Manage State in a Vue.js Application with Vuex

    Vuex is the first-party development state management library for Vue.js. Vuex follows the principle that Redux has popularized over the past years: Data flows in one direction, with actions and mutations modifying dat...
    By Dave Berning Development JavaScript Vue.js
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    How To Install Anaconda on Ubuntu 18.04 [Quickstart]

    This tutorial will guide you through installing Anaconda on an Ubuntu 18.04 server. Designed for data science and machine learning workflows, Anaconda is an open-source package manager, environment manager, and distri...
    By Lisa Tagliaferri Development Python Quickstart Ubuntu 18.04
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    How To Install Ruby on Rails with rbenv on Ubuntu 20.04

    Ruby on Rails is one of the most popular application stacks for developers looking to create sites and web apps. Using rbenv will provide you with a solid environment for developing your Ruby on Rails applications as ...
    By Brian Hogan, Lisa Tagliaferri, Jeanelle Horcasitas Ruby Ruby on Rails Ubuntu Ubuntu 20.04
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    How To Edit the Sudoers File

    The sudo command is useful for executing commands with privileges usually outside of the scope of your user. This guide will discuss how to edit the configuration file in order to customize the way sudo functions.
    By Justin Ellingwood, Brian Boucheron Linux Basics Ubuntu CentOS Security