Taswar Bhatti
The synonyms of software simplicity
Category: node.js
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To continue on with our previous blog post, I will introduce Hashicorp Vault as a key management to manage our secrets for our Nodejs weather application. Installing Vault I will use docker to pull the docker image from dockerhub. Now that I have vault image pulled, I will create a docker compose file for Vault […]

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In this post, we will continue our previous nodejs weather application and introduce Docker for NodeJS application using VSCode. We will build our application and host it in docker by adding a Dockerfile. We will modify our code to take the APIKEY from an environment variable. Create Dockerfile Let’s launch our editor VSCode again with […]

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In this post I wanted to go through how do we create a Nodejs application with vscode. The application is yet another weather node app, it is an easy example and loosely based on this project (https://codeburst.io/build-a-weather-website-in-30-minutes-with-node-js-express-openweather-a317f904897b), the difference is that we will build upon it to a series of how do we store secrets […]

fakerjs

Last time I did a sample app to generate large amount of data using GenFu in C# so that I can be in .NET land but I wanted to also try out what it would be like to generate fake data in node.js using VSCode. My investigation lead me to Faker.js, which would allow me […]

Redis

What is Redis Redis (REmote DIctionay Server) is a very popular open-source, networked, in-memory, key-value data store, sometimes referred to as a data structure server which also comes with optional durability. Redis is well known for high performance, flexibility, provides a rich set of data structures, and a simple straightforward API. The programming language Redis […]

Grunt

Sorry for not blogging for a while, have been busy with joining a new company. I wanted to finish up the blog post series with Running Grunt to test your JavaScript application. In this post I will cover using Jasmine and Phantom.js. I have been a big fan of phantomjs a headless browser to test […]

Grunt

Using Grunt JavaScript Minification We will continue from our last blog post on Grunt: using less and css minification to JavaScript minification using a plugin called Uglify. JSHint To begin we will use a linting tool called jshint, to help us in taming our JavaScript with some static code analysis to flags suspicious usage. We […]

Grunt

Sorry for not posting regularly here, I was on holidays during late December till January, so didn’t get the time or the change to blog, but will get back to the routine of blogging more often. This blog post will be the continuation on Using Grunt. We went through some basic of using Grunt, in […]

Grunt

In this post I will cover some area of grunt more of a grunt basic tutorial, things you can do with grunt, in previous post we saw how we use grunt with Visual Studio 2012 and 2013 and our simple hello world task. Let’s start with some more basic things e.g writing a simple function […]

Grunt

In this post I will show how to use Grunt Launcher in Visual Studio 2012, there is also Task Runner but it only works in Visual Studio 2013, and there are no plans to making it to work in 2012. 🙁 No worries since there is Visual Studio Grunt Launcher that one can use in […]

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