JavaScript Array Methods & ES6

by Caroline Shaw on

As a front-end developer, much of my job is grabbing JSON data and manipulating it. While there are a number of fancy array methods to take care of sorting and delivering our JSON data in a readable way, ES6 introduced a few new snazzy ways to express this in a concise way. If you’re like me and do…

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GeoIP Testing: MaxMind and PHP

by Gemma Anible on

You want your web application to go global, but how is it supposed to know where your visitors are from? MaxMind offers geographical databases at the city, region and country levels—databases that integrate seam…

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On Managing 30+ Servers

by Will Roberts on

When we started out we only had a handful of servers so I was doing each setup by hand, and manually applying each change to each server’s configuration. That meant I was spending an hour or more for each new setup, then probably 30-45 minutes for each change depending on its complexity. The setup t…

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Speedy Server Setup

by Will Roberts on

We tend to expand in bursts, so it’s helpful if I can be configuring multiple servers at once instead of dedicating an hour to one server, then another hour to another server. The most difficult part is removing all the unneeded packages from the boxes; installing the packages we want and configurin…

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