Blockchain Tutorials

AlgoHub and PyTeal Tutorials

I have recently been playing with Algo and going through the newly created AlgoHub PyTeal Developer course. For my development IDE I decided to go with VSCode, why you ask? I guess it is becoming abit of a standard for blockchain development and my Spydr IDE I tend to use more for financial modelling. The course was well laid out, the videos could have had higher resolution on the code snippets but using my zoom…

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Blockchain Tutorials

Getting started with Algorand

I have decided to write a tutorial because I myself got lost in setting up Algorand development environment. So lets see if I can add any clarification for people and also create a reference place for myself. As everything in web3 moves fast this tutorial notes could become outdated and if they do I will do my best to either update the post or simply make a new one. Development environment tools The key tools…

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Installing Apache Server on Ubuntu on Windows 10

Just some notes I wrote down when installing Apache Server running in the Ubuntu subsystem on Windows 10. This will assume that you have already got Ubuntu up and running on Windows. If you have not installed Ubuntu visit https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/wsl/install-win10 Start up Ubuntu; which will open a terminal. Typing sudo -i at the start will eliminate the need to type it for the rest of the commands. *If you don’t do sudo -i it just means you need to…

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Linux Tutorials

Ubuntu files on Windows 10

Where does Ubuntu File system live? After you install the Ubuntu package on Windows 10 it is not that easy to locate where the file system is living. The subsystem acts differently to a traditional virtual machine where you can control locations upon initial config. But because it is a subsystem the integration with Windows and the filesystem is seamless and takes alot of the pain out of setting up a virtual machine and way…

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Linux Tutorials

Virtual Sites – Apache Ubuntu Windows 10

Apache is up and running. Now we need to set-up multiple sites (virtual hosts) on Apache2. Below we walk through a baseline vhost file and set-up. Edit the apache config file, I am a huge fan of nano, but you can easily use vim or another. If you new to text editors in Linux Nano is a nice simple easy to use interface https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Nano/Basics_Guide Add the below lines to the bottom of the conf file. For…

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Overview of React

React is really easily explained as a JS library for creating User Interfaces, so React is always just part of your technology stack. React is really good at building single page apps but unlike Angular you need to add libraries to React such as React Router to handle routing. JSX React is written in JSX so due to not all browsers supporting it we need to include babel which is used to compile the JSX…

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