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Ritesh Patel

Content Provider Tutorial for VSCode

fake this content!

First and foremost this tutorial is about Visual Studio Code and has nothing to do with Visual Studio. Additionally, this tutorial is mainly geared towards developers writing extensions for Visual Studio Code (VSCode). Interested? Then let's move forward.

Lately, I have been doing quite a bit of TypeScript and dealing with Visual Studio . . .

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December 08, 2016

Node, Chicken my IP!

ip man!

Every-now-and-then you have a need to retrieve your IP. Yeah, we all know you can go to IPChicken etc...and get it from there. I mean that is if you are a human and not a robot, right?

What if your app in a cloud has a need to retrieve user's IP? In my case, a Node Express app! Just like everyone I am flying in Amazon Cloud and so I . . .

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December 01, 2016

El Capitan: Dev Devil!

Did you break my back?

And so last night I upgraded Mac OS X to El Capitan! Reason for the upgrade could be my fascination with Yosemite and El Capitan or I was picturing my self standing in front of El Capitan! Oh gorgeous!

Let's get this straight. If I could I would live in Yosemite forever. Well, it is my dream and I have to work my way towards this amazing . . .

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November 10, 2015

Drupal In A Cloud - Part V

Drupal: Install Me

In the previous article we learned how to create a public subnet and install an EC2 instance in a public subnet. We also learned how to install MySql client and test connection to the MySql database.

Now, it's time to install Drupal on the EC2 instance. We will install and configure,

  • PHP 5.x
  • Apache Web Server
  • PEAR
  • Drush
  • Drupal

PHP

. . .

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June 28, 2015

Drupal In A Cloud - Part IV

Drupal: A Public Subnet & An EC2 Instance!

In previous article we created an RDS instance using two of the private subnets. In this article we will convert remaining private subnet into a public subnet. Once the public subnet is configured we will install an EC2 instance for Drupal Front-End.

Let's create a public subnet first.

Private - to - Public

We will use drupalvpc-10.0.1.0 . . .

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June 28, 2015

Drupal In A Cloud - Part III

Drupal: Create MySql On RDS!

In the previous tutorial we configured VPC and subnets. Now, let's install and configure MySql on AWS Relational Database Service: RDS.

As per Amazon Web Services,

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. It provides cost-efficient and resizable . . .

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June 28, 2015

Drupal In A Cloud - Part II

Drupal: Create A Virtual Private Cloud!

In previous article we looked at a Drupal Architecture in the cloud. We also learned the importance of breaking a larger network into smaller public and private segments. Now it's time to create the Virtual Private Cloud: the VPC.

Create My Cloud

Log into AWS console and select Your VPCs. From there, click Create VPC. Now complete the . . .

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June 28, 2015

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