Archive for the ‘authentication’ Category

Easily Migrate Your Existing Users to Auth0

User migration is a dreaded, sometimes unavoidable task that is difficult for developers, inconvenient for users, and expensive for business owners. The need for migrating users from one service or platform to another can stem from any number of reason...

Taming the Snoo: Playing with the Reddit API

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Reddit is a social networking, entertainment, and news website where the content is almost exclusively submitted by users. According to this report, in February 2016 Reddit had 36 million user accounts, 231 million unique monthly visits, and 11.464 act...

Quick Tip: LetsEncrypt “server” error fix on Ubuntu 16.04

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I recently had to renew the HTTPS certificates for my server, and ran into trouble. The errors that the command sudo letsencrypt renew was spewing out were these: Processing /etc/letsencrypt/renewal/bitfalls.com.conf 2017-02-06 07:43:08,126:WARNING:...

Calendar as a Service in PHP? Easy, with Google Calendar API!

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In this article, you'll learn how to work with the Google Calendar API in PHP. You'll do it by building a calendar app that allows users to add new calendars, add events, and sync calendars to Google Calendar. If you want to follow along, I recommend y...

Let’s Kill the Password! Magic Login Links to the Rescue!

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Authentication is something that has evolved over the years. We have seen it change from email - password combination to social authentication, and finally password-less authentication. Actually, more like an "email only" authentication. In the case of...

How to Properly Deploy Web Apps via SFTP with Git

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Uploading files is an integral aspect of any deployment process, and the underlying implementation can vary depending on the type of your server. You can easily upload your files to an SFTP server using an open source desktop client like Filezilla. Th...