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Say Hello to Cypress.

Cypress is an open-source automation tool and a Javascript-based framework specially used for end-to-end testing.

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Enabling SSL on PostgreSQL

This blog describes the procedure to enable SSL authentication for a standalone PostgreSQL setup. We can use a self-signed certificate to enable ssl for our Postgres server. In a production environment, use a certificate signed by a certificate authority (CA).

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Notify Monit alerts to Telegram

Monit is an open-source tool for monitoring your machine’s processes, files, directories, file systems, disks, etc.

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Ruby + Dynamodb in Local environment

If you want to fiddle with Dynamodb locally without having to do all the hassle of signing for AWS, here is the fastest way to do it.

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Building a modern website with Contentful and React

In the previous article, we learned how to use Contentful and how to create a content model for our project. If you haven’t read that article yet, please find it here.

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An intro to Contentful CMS

In this article, we will try to understand what a headless CMS is, and how we can use them.

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Android Design Guidelines

Touch Target : An MIT study found that the average width of an index finger is 45–57 px and the average size of the thumb is 72 px.

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How to run Oracle SQL Developer on M1

Downloading and running SQL Developer on an ARM M1 Mac with Apple Silicon is not straightforward, at least as of this writing. However, you can make it run like this.

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Install mysql2 gem on Apple Silicon M1

Installing mysql2 is not straightforward in M1. After installing the Rosetta version of mysql using brew, you need to follow up with the following command to install he mysql2 gem

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Install ruby-oci8 on Apple Silicon M1

Installing the ruby-oci8 gem on Apple Silicon M1 follows multiple steps.

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Install pg gem on M1 Apple Silicon

Installing the pg gem on Apple M1 silicon is not straightforward. As with many other development setup, it is recommended as of today to run all these software using Rosetta.

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Install Nokogiri on M1 Apple Silicon

To install Nokogiri on Apple M1, assuming you are using x86 Ruby this command would do the trick (no need to open the terminal in Rosetta mode)

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