Redis is an advanced key-value cache and store server. It is a popular technology used in many development environments. In this article I’ll be writing about how we can store Node application session values using Redis. I shall start by using standard Express session so you can compare how the two methods work.
Express is undoubtedly one of the most famous and most used Node’s packages. It is the E in the much hyped MEAN stack (including by me). With the new Express 4.0 package launched earlier this year, many applications still using Express 3.0 are bound to break.
The R programming language is fast becoming a popular technology with the rise of Big Data. A dialect of S language, R was specifically designed to work with data analysis. And now it is one of the de facto requirements for people interested in any type of data analysis.
There are a lot of great introduction articles to R programming language out there, with O’Reilly and Coursera as my favorites. In this article I want to discuss about R’s handy loop functions. You need to be familiar with R’s data types and syntaxes to follow the samples.
I am fairly new to R, so please correct me should you find mistakes in the article. And if you have better solution to the example codes, I’d be very grateful if you could share it in the comments. So, here we go.
The new advertising media popularly known as Digital-Out-of-Home (DOOH/Digital Signage) enables interactive methods of conveying information to people at outdoor locations. DOOH were traditionally used to display scheduled ad videos. But now, with the synergy between various types of video display, internet connectivity, and electronic sensors, DOOH is taken to a new level of experience for consumers, thus the term Hyperlocal was added. It has produced many memorable brand activations, with new & never been seen before campaigns. This collaboration of technologies significantly increases the interaction between the brand and its customers, creating a viral “Wow” factor in the brand’s market segments.
These past two weeks I’ve been busy between my work and my study. I’m enrolled to several classes on Coursera to improve and update my knowledge and skills.
I’m hoping after I finished all of these classes, I’d be able to write some new exciting articles/apps on these amazing sciences. Maybe something on big data using R, or an app in bioinformatics using Python. So guys, keep learning new stuff and improve your skills. Happy coding!
This is a long overdue article, but I’ve finally been able to add some new things at the lab.
First, experiments with this nice little JS library that let you add rain drops effect on the screen. I’ve made two pages using this library: on the first one I added a rain sound effect using a video from YouTube. On the second one, I’ve added a background music that matches the mood. The music is loaded using SoundCloud API, a very beautiful song by the talented layur.
The political election was held earlier this month. I’ve made some charts to visually show the rise and fall of political parties, and the imminent coalitions. The charts were made using Morris.js, a charting library created on top of Raphael.
The last toy on the lab was inspired by an excellent infographic from Info We Trust. We all know time management is essential to get things done. That infographic shows the daily routines of some of the greatest minds in history. In this experiment, I tried to develop an interactive model of that infographic.
We’ve discussed about setting up a Node web server and how to create a Node REST API server for CRUD operations to MongoDB. In this final part of the MEAN stack tutorial, I’m going to discuss about creating an application using Angular.js.
Important: Before starting with this tutorial, you need to have already set up a backend server as shown in the second article. And you also need to get accustomed with some basic Angular, such as its data binding techniques and
Continuing from my previous Node tutorial, in this article I’m going to discuss about creating a Node server with some basic CRUD and REST API endpoints. We are going to use MongoDB as the database and Express as the middleware. This setup is a part of the popular MEAN (MongoDB, Express, Angular, Node) stack.
There’s a pattern that can be observed from digital agencies around the world. Many of these agencies are creating a new breed of products referred to as “digital shops”. A digital shop usually sprung from a service delivered by the agency on a regular basis, or via a partnership with third party specialists, or simply by cultivating an idea and inspiration.