Installing MongoDB 3.4 (with SSL) on Ubuntu 16.04 (MS Azure)

Hey everyone. I know it has been a while since I wrote something. I have been busy with multiple, large scale projects during the past few months, so I was almost always too tired at the end of the day to compose a new entry. I also had to relocate;…

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Implementing Token-Based Authentication With jwt-simple

On this post, we will talk about JSON Web Tokens, most commonly known by its acronym JWT. If you have done any web development work for the last few years, you must have heard of it, or even used a package that uses JWT to implement a token-based authentication mechanism…

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Basic Generators in JavaScript

I have been watching a movie last night when my mind spun on a different thread and remembered a JavaScript language feature that have existed for some time now, but I have never had the chance to use. At least, directly. We do bleeding edge JavaScript at the office. That…

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Introducing Cheers Alerts

This week, a friend decided to create his own JavaScript library. It was a small and simple in-browser notification library called 'Cheers Alert'. The library was inspired by Toastr, and as of this writing, depends on jQuery and FontAwesome. The library is already available on npm. I have submitted a…

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Basic OOP and Composition in Go

I have been studying the Go programming language for several weeks now and thought about writing a series of posts to share what I have learned so far. I figured that it will be an excellent way to reinforce my understanding of the language. I initially thought about writing a…

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