Node, body-parser and Shopify webhooks verification

Introduction: Node + express + body-parser + Shopify? Are you using Node/express/body-parser and Shopify, and (you would like to use) its webhooks? If the answer is YES to the questions above, I am going to suggest here a way to solve a common problem. NOTE: This and much more is covered in the Coding Shopify webhooks and API usage: a […]

Exploring Firebase CLI with some Firestore tips

Introduction: Firebase CLI   According to the github page of the firebase-tools project, the firebase cli can be used to: Deploy code and assets to your Firebase projects Run a local web server for your Firebase Hosting site Interact with data in your Firebase database Import/Export users into/from Firebase Auth   The web console is […]

Handling execution time for PHP (FPM)

The problem: setting max_execution_time / using set_time_limit() I don’t get the wanted results If you are here, you are probably looking for an answer to the question: why set_time_limit() is not working properly and the script is killed before? or why ini_set(‘max_execution_time’, X), is not working properly and the script is killed before? The answer is not exactly […]

Remote Debugging Android Devices with VirtualBox through port forwarding

Introduction If you are developing a brand new project on your VirtualBox instance, it is very useful to use the developer tools and the device toolbar on Chrome (or the Responsive Design Mode on Safari). But is of course much more useful to perform real tests on real devices. The Remote Debugging Android Devices is a great opportunity for […]