Private proxy server on AWS EC2 instance

Private VPNs and proxy servers are an increasingly in-demand and popular IT service. There are several reasons why people are looking for them. Some want to protect their privacy and…

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Strategy – design pattern

Strategy (also known as Policy) is one of the most common design patterns. It’s a behavioral pattern. That means it’s concerned with the responsibilities of objects and communication between them….

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Programmatic form submission in React

Submitting forms programmatically in React is much harder than it seems at first. Especially if we want to do it from the level of another component. In addition, the solution…

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Dynamic database connection based on request – Symfony and Doctrine

Symfony and Doctrine give us an easy way to deal with several databases if they are explicitly specified in a configuration file. However, there are some cases where we need…

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Active Record pattern (or anti-pattern) – overview

Active Record is one of the most controversial architectural patterns with many supporters and opponents. Some people even call it the anti-pattern. Despite this, it is very common in many…

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What’s new in PHP 8

PHP 8 has been finally released on November 26, 2020. The new major version of the language contains a long-awaited JIT compiler and some new features (union types, attributes, constructor…

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Solution for 419 Page Expired error in Laravel

The 419 Page Expired error is very common and easy to fix in Laravel applications. It’s caused by the internal framework mechanism called CSRF protection. CSRF stands for Cross-Site Request…

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React JS - handling url parameters

Getting parameters from URL in a React application

The question about getting parameters from the URL address appears on forums for developers very often. In this post, I am going to show you two very simple, yet useful…

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Installing a free SSL certificate (HTTPS) for Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04

In this post, I am going to explain how to obtain a free SSL certificate and install it on the Nginx server. Recently I wrote a similar post about installing…

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Delegating IDN domain to AWS EC2 instance

Some time ago I have published a post about delegating a domain to Route 53 service and then pointing it to an EC2 instance. You can find this post here….

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