Paul Leasure

How to Install Docker on Ubuntu 24.04: A Step-by-Step Guide

Docker has revolutionized the way developers build, ship, and run applications by simplifying and streamlining the process with its platform’s containerization technology. If you’re looking to get started with Docker on Ubuntu 24.04, this guide will walk you through the installation process step by step, addressing common issues you might encounter and ensuring a smooth… Read more How to Install Docker on Ubuntu 24.04: A Step-by-Step Guide

Node.js Development with `nodemon and node –trace-warnings`

Node.js remains a popular choice for developing server-side applications due to its efficiency and scalability. In this ecosystem, tools like node –trace-warnings and nodemon can significantly enhance the development workflow. Each serves a unique purpose: node –trace-warnings helps in debugging and maintaining code by providing detailed information about warnings, while nodemon boosts productivity by automatically… Read more Node.js Development with `nodemon and node –trace-warnings`

Node Error: listen EADDRINUSE: address already in use :::5000 on Mac M1

Developers using Mac M1 with macOS Monterey might encounter a frustrating issue when running a local Node.js project. The common error listen EADDRINUSE: address already in use :::5000 appears when you try to execute npm run dev. This error indicates that port 5000, which you’re attempting to use for your Node.js application, is already occupied… Read more Node Error: listen EADDRINUSE: address already in use :::5000 on Mac M1

Mongoose Schemas and Their Role in MongoDB Collections

If you’re new to back-end development or just starting to explore NoSQL databases, you might find the concept of schemas a bit perplexing, especially when coming from a NoSQL database like MongoDB which is inherently schema-less. This is where Mongoose, a powerful Object Data Modeling (ODM) library for MongoDB and Node.js, comes into play. It… Read more Mongoose Schemas and Their Role in MongoDB Collections

Efficiently Managing MongoDB Connections in Multi-Database Environments

In the world of database management, particularly with MongoDB, developers often encounter scenarios where multiple databases are used within the same application. Each database may serve different parts of the application, or perhaps, different applications altogether. However, managing connections and authentication across these can seem daunting at first. In this blog post, we’ll explore how… Read more Efficiently Managing MongoDB Connections in Multi-Database Environments

Creating a Docker Container for a Legacy PHP 5.6 System with SSL on Apache

Hello, developers! Today’s blog post is a special one for those working on legacy systems. We’re going to walk through creating a Docker container for a legacy PHP 5.6 application, complete with Apache and self-signed SSL certificates. Perfect for local development environments where you need to keep older systems up and running securely. Let’s get… Read more Creating a Docker Container for a Legacy PHP 5.6 System with SSL on Apache

AI Helping the Developer’s Workflow

In the dynamic realm of full stack development, efficiency and innovation go hand in hand. As a developer, my days are largely consumed by programming APIs and fine-tuning the front end to deliver an impeccable user experience. A crucial aspect of my workflow is setting up environments with Docker, which, while powerful, can often be… Read more AI Helping the Developer’s Workflow

Launch Your App with an API-first Approach

Ever heard of API-first development? If not, you’re in for a treat! Let’s dive into why blasting off with API-first might just be the best decision you make for your next project. So, what exactly is API-first development? It’s a super-smart approach where you design and develop your API (that’s your Application Programming Interface) before… Read more Launch Your App with an API-first Approach

Mastering Focus: Strategies for Effective Work in a Multitasking World

The ability to focus is a prized skill. However, for those perceived as multitaskers, maintaining concentration can be a challenge. Juggling multiple tasks simultaneously can lead to decreased productivity, increased stress, and lower quality of work. So, how can you stay focused and productive in a multitasking world? Here are some strategies to help you… Read more Mastering Focus: Strategies for Effective Work in a Multitasking World