I am a great fan of Ghazals (a genre of light music) and love to collect it. From great singers like Mehdi Hasan to Ghulam Ali to Jagjit Singh, my collection comprises of all of their works. Obviously, they are invaluable to me and I always make sure I have a backup of my entire collection on an external hard drive.
Hey there, Happy to see you and welcome to my blog. In this blog series we are gonna learn about Django. Setting up Django project with Anaconda, an amazing Python web framework for rapid web development.
First of all download Python and Anaconda on your system. Installation is easy just follow the instructions and you will be good to go. Wait a minute, Why we need Anaconda and what the hell is that?
Anaconda is a free and open source distribution of the Python and R that aims to simplify package management and deployment. One can download popular Python and R packages and notebooks to jump start your work.You can also store your packages, notebooks and environments in Anaconda Cloud and share them with your team. So in future if you are gonna work with Machine Learning or Data Science with Python then Anaconda will make your job easier.
Nowadays REST APIs plays important role in every applications, Where it has been used to connect with other applications and to share data with that applications. REST APIs without a good documentation on how to use it, is useless. Because of that, developers have worked hard to create a standard way of describing APIs and documentation. Swagger On Node.js providing a reliable solution for design, development, testing and documentation of REST APIs.
Mongoose ODM provides a straight-forward, schema-based solution to model your application data. It includes built-in type casting, validation, query building, business logic hooks and more, out of the box. Mongoose is the Object Document Mapper (ODM) for Node.js and it is written on the top of the Node.js and native MongoDB driver. Mongoose ODM gives the ability to define a schema for their documents which can then be used to map documents to objects in their programming language. It makes you to type-caste & validate your object before saving your document to MongoDB
On last article we have seen, How to build an Amazon Alexa Skill with AWS Lambda Function (Blueprints). In this article we are going to build an Amazon Alexa Skills Application with Node.js, MongoDB and Express framework. Express is a minimal and flexible Node.js web application framework that provides a robust set of features for web and mobile applications.
Back again with a new post to build Amazon Alexa Skill with AWS Lambda Function using preconfigured template (Blueprints). We are going to use preconfigured template created with Node.js in this tutorial. As this is first post with Alexa, So we can go with the overview of Amazon Alexa Skill and AWS Lambda.
Google URL Shortener at goo.gl is a service that takes long URLs and squeezes them into fewer characters to make a link that is easier to share, tweet, or email to friends. Users can create these short links through the web interface at goo.gl, or they can programatically create them through the Google URL Shortener API. With the URL Shortener API you can write applications that use simple HTTP methods to create, inspect, and manage goo.gl short links from desktop, mobile, or web.
WebRTC is an open source project to enable real-time communication of audio, video and data. WebRTC is available for native apps (iOS & Android) and web browsers (Firefox, Opera and Chrome on desktop & Android).
WebRTC enables peer to peer communication but it still needs a server for the following reasons,
Signaling– Exchange metadata for communication between peers.
STUN and TURN– Discover paths between peers on the Internet.