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Deploy Your Own REST API in 30 Mins Using mLabs and Heroku

This article was first published on the Heroku Dev Center The MEAN stack is a popular web development stack made up of MongoDB, Express, AngularJS, and Node.js. MEAN has gained popularity because it allows developers to program in JavaScript on both th...

Easy AngularJS Authentication with Auth0

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Authentication for single page apps can be a tricky matter. In many cases, SPA architecture involves having an isolated front-end application with a framework like AngularJS, and a separate backend that serves as a data API to feed the front-end. In th...

Node.js Foundation will Incubate Express in-House

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Node.js has been growing in popularity over the past few years, and it has become one of the most well known choices for server-side JavaScript. Recently, the Node.js Foundation, an impartial foundation hosted by The Linux Foundation to promote growth ...

Building a React Universal Blog App: Implementing Flux

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In the first part of this mini-series we've started digging into the world of React and see how we can use it, together with Node.js, to build a React Universal Blog App. In this second and last part, we'll take our blog to the next level by learning h...

User Authentication with the MEAN Stack

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In this article we’re going to look at managing user authentication in the MEAN stack. We’ll use the most common MEAN architecture of having an Angular single page app using a REST API built with Node, Express and MongoDB. When thinking about user ...

Building a React Universal Blog App: A Step-by-Step Guide

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When we think of single page applications (SPAs) we think browsers, JavaScript, speed and, in my case, invisibility to search engines. This is because a SPA renders a page's content using JavaScript and since web crawlers do not use a browser to view w...

How to Build a File Upload Form with Express and Dropzone.js

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This article was peer reviewed by Panayiotis Velisarakos, Taulant Spahiu and Nilson Jacques. Thanks to all of SitePoint’s peer reviewers for making SitePoint content the best it can be! Let’s face it, nobody likes forms. Developers don’t like bui...

Build a Real-Time Photo Update App with the Instagram API

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Instagram is an online photo sharing network that enables its users to take pictures and videos, and share them on a variety of social networking platforms. Users can personalize each photo that they upload (for example by adding various effects) and c...

Build a Face Detection App Using Node.js and OpenCV

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Human beings have an innate ability to detect, process and recognize faces — we’re born with it. Computers can do it, too — it just takes some clever algorithms, reams of code and some training of the algorithms. Face detection is the process of ...

Introduction to the MEAN Stack

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It was a long time ago since the acronym LAMP (Linux Apache MySql PHP) was created. Today another very common stack is the MEAN stack. Probably not all of you know what that the acronym “MEAN” stands for, so let's start with the basic. MEAN stands ...