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Let's Encrypt DNS Challenge

Let's Encrypt is a new certificate authority. It is a huge improvement over the manual complex process of acquiring and deploying an HTTPS server. The process is now: Free Automatic (no more login to sites, filling forms, concatenating certificates) This …
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The Trouble with Thumbnails: Part 1

Images are everywhere on the web. Whether you're building a simple blog, a CMS, or a true web application, chances are good that you'll need to deal with images. Editors, authors, users, etc. expect to be able to upload images …
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Using Crossing with React-Router

With the version 1.0 release of react-router, the named Route feature was dropped. In earlier versions, you were able to define each Route with a name parameter: <Route path="/account/billing" name="account-billing" /> and link to the RouteHandler via: <Link to="account-billing">Billing</Link> This …
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A Closer Look at Docker

Part of my job at Lincoln Loop is to explore new technologies and make sure that, as a company, we stay current. I've been playing around with Docker for a while, but recently decided to redeploy some of our production …
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Server Migration for BotBot.me

Last week Vitaly and I migrated BotBot.me to new servers and also launched a redesign of the user account section. You can now support us by becoming a subscriber for $3/month and even log personal channels for $2/month. If you …
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A Look At SVG

Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is a language for describing two-dimensional graphics in XML. These graphics can consist of paths, shapes, and/or text that can be scaled and resized without losing image quality like a bitmap would. While SVG has actually …