Node.js application boilerplate

Node.js application boilerplate

Hello everybody.Today I would like to share with all of you our Node.js application boilerplate.We use this boileplate every time we start a new project.This application sets up an Express.js server with authentication, registration, password recovery, all out of the box.Moreover, there is also implemented authentication/registration via Facebook oauth.Finally, it supports localization and i18n friendly urls.From the technical side, the b...

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How to insert more Disqus comments box in a single page

Hello everyone! For those not familiar Disqus is a platform that allows you to easily insert a box for comments on any website and allows users to use the their Facebook or Twitter account (but not only) to authenticate. The limit of Disqus is that it associates any thread of comments to a unique url. Consequently, it will expect that in every page there is only a comment box. In most cases this limit is acceptable, but for some a...

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We are launching Gruppi Emergenti

We are launching Gruppi Emergenti

It's coming the time for publish online Gruppi Emergenti, the new music portal that offers a showcase for the bands, performers and live music venues in Italy.The website is completely free, and allows you to create a page for your band or for your club and to publish your own live music events.Through a localized search you can find all the upcoming event...

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How to install PostgreSQL and psycopg2 on Osx Snow Leopard

Hello everyone.In my last post I showed how to install MySQL from source on Osx. Among the many comments received, some of them suggested me to use homebrewI recommend everyone to use this tool in order to easily install several unix packages on OSX.Among the packages that can be installed there’s also PostgreSQL, the subject of today’s post.If you install PostgreSQL via homebrew, maybe have a look at this postThis post is instead directed to those who are willing to i...

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Top 10 Firefox addons for web developers

As web developer I always thought at Firefox as my preferred browser mainly for its many extensions. There are indeed thousands of addons to customize your browser making him do anything. But as I said, I am a developer and thus the addons I prefer are those that support me in my daily work, making it easier and more enjoyable.Here is a list of plugins I use most. Web DeveloperWeb Devloper can analyze every aspect of a web page, CSS styles, images, cookies and so on. With this extens...

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Lazy Loading DataTable with IceFaces

IceFaces provides numerous components to facilitate the development of web applications. Among these, one of the most 'useful' is definitely ice:dataTable. This component, together with ice:dataPaginator makes it possible to paginate the entire data set of a table, showing only N rows per page. The main weakness of this component lies in the difficulty to handle large data sets...

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Implement custom events in .NET framework

Hello everyone, In today’s post I would like to explain how to create .NET custom events. The .NET framework provides specific objects that enables simple creation and use of events.The events allow to an object (or class) to let know other classes or other objects when a specific occurrence occurred. The class that generates and sends the event is called Publisher and the classes that are notified and manage the event are called Subscribers. An event can have multiple subscribe...

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