Using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) in Phoenix Framework is simple. HTTPS encryption is an important step in securing transport-level data, but it also provides a streamlined experience to users in the browser. More browsers are discouraging the use of HTTP, which is good for users and the open web. Here are a few steps I’ve […]
Developers use a lot of customizable tools, and it’s easy to reason through most of them. While text editors and IDEs come with config files and community standards for customizations, Unix-like shells can feel barren in comparison. However, fish shell acts as a highly configurable alternative to other shells.
Functional programming has been successful through React and its derivatives on the front end. Why can’t we embrace it for the full stack? The solution for traditional model-template-view applications can be functional, too. A good incumbent is the Elixir language with Phoenix framework.
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Android is a popular mobile platform, but it lacks some of the basic language features in Java that iOS has with Swift. Even on the Android framework, Java is a verbose language. Other contenders like Clojure and Scala have come before to make the JVM more friendly, but they have fallen short of widespread usage. Now […]
Getting UI elements for free is a good feeling. When it comes to popup notifications, other frameworks provide these components for free. For instance, Rails has flashes and Android has snackbars. React is a moving target, so pulling in external libraries can help simplify situations, but it may prevent extensibility later.