Actualización rápida – Firebase

My pal Alex and I are writing a chat app that uses Google’s Firebase products. It’s coming along nicely and we continue to add new features. The more I use the real-time database the more I love it. Their JavaScript library makes it very easy to get started. I’m still getting used to denormalizing the data, but I think I got it. Allowing users to register and sign-in is also a breeze. [Read More]

Securing a Server

This post will cover securing a Linux server. Back in the day, I started with Red Hat 6 and Slackware 4; I still have a book from when I was learning Red Hat 6. I also ended up learning FreeBSD, but I’ll save that story for another post. I’m not claiming to be an expert in server security, but if you follow these tips, it’ll be a good start in the right direction. [Read More]