Toggl is a time tracking application that allows you know how much time is spent on a particular task. With Toggl you can add multiple projects and track how much time you have spent on each of the features in that project. This is useful because it will give a detailed report of how much […]

Communication in our current age is largely digital, and the most popular form of digital communication is Instant Messaging. Some applications include some form of chat implementation e.g. Slack or Facebook. In this tutorial, we will consider how to build a chat application using C# .NET. To follow along with this tutorial, you will require: […]

Every chat application requires real time functionality. This amongst other benefits allows interaction between users in different location(s). A chat application like this can be built to function on diverse platforms, be it mobile or web applications. In this tutorial, I will be showing you how to build a chat application using React and Pusher. […]

React, despite its widespread use in the front-end development scene today, is a very misunderstood tool. It is a library for building user interfaces, originally developed at Facebook, but is now being used by thousands of other companies such as Twitter, Dropbox, Paypal and more. To illustrate just how popular React has become, the core […]

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way we live, from wearable tech to smart home devices. IoT may sound complex, but in actuality it’s a fairly simple concept to understand. Everyday objects are constantly being transformed into smart devices using sensors and actuators. In this article, we will build a realtime Arduino ambient […]

Depending on the complexity of an application, it can be a hassle to write the SQL queries that retrieve data from a database in realtime; more often, developers would rather use an ORM for database transactions than structure long chains of SQL queries. 💡 Object-relational mapping (ORM) in computer science is a programming technique for […]

Single Page Apps (SPAs) are all the rave these days. Unlike a traditional web application, an SPA dynamically rewrites the current page instead of requesting entirely new pages from the server. This makes web apps behave more like desktop or mobile applications. In order to make this work, a way to distinguish between each page […]

In this tutorial, we’ll be using React Native to create the attendance app on Android, Bleno for implementing Bluetooth Low Energy, and Pusher for notifying connected devices on realtime. Prerequisites You’ll need the following in order to follow along with this tutorial: – IoT Device – you’ll need an IoT device which has a network […]

Adonis is a full stack, open source MVC framework for Node.js. The framework is inspired by the PHP framework Laravel. As at the time of this tutorial, it has over 2.8k stars on GitHub. Adonis focuses on the developers productivity and efficiency over anything else. It also comes with a lot of features including the […]

Python is a high-level programming language designed to be easy to read and simple to implement. It is open source, which means it is free to use, even for commercial applications. In this tutorial, you will learn how to build a web scraper using Python. You will scrape stack overflow to get questions along with […]

Gatsby is a static-site generator which uses modern web technologies such as React and Webpack. It can generate blazing-fast static sites from Markdown, JSON, APIs, and CMSs like WordPress and Drupal. In this tutorial, we’re going to take a look at how we can add a realtime chat feature to a Gatsby blog using Pusher. […]

Quite a number of us like to order food. How about we track the delivery of meals right from placing our order to its delivery. In this article, we would be building a food delivery tracking progressive web app (PWA) using Pusher and Vue.js. Here is what the final demo would look like: Background A […]