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Rails Geocoder: A Guide to Managing Locations in Your Apps

It’s hard to remember now, but there was a time where the internet was disconnected from the physical world. All of that has changed today. Now, it’s expected that your website not only knows where all your business’s locations are, but where your users are located too. Thankfully, in 2019 there’s a myriad of options for mapping and geolocation services that help developers add those features to websites. And lucky for you, Eric Boersma can give you a look at Rails geocoder on Stackify’s blog.

Python Geocoder: A Guide to Managing Locations in Your Apps

A great thing about building applications for the internet is that people from all around the world can benefit from your effort. You can gather new users from Taiwan to Colorado and meet their needs just as effectively. In this global context, it can be good to provide your users with local flavor to help them feel connected to you and your applications. It can also be useful for you to know where your users are coming from to make sure that your infrastructure is configured in the best way. That’s why Kevin Cunningham is here to show you how to get started with Python geocoder on Stackify’s blog.

Understanding Microservices and Their Impact on Companies

Nowadays, almost every company uses software and analytics tools to assist with their daily operations. These tools provide critical support for their decision making. Especially for software-as-a-service companies, it’s vital to stay ahead of the competition. One possible way to provide better, faster, and more reliable services is through the use of microservices. So if you’d like to learn exactly what microservices are, look no further than Michiel Mulders’s post on Plutora’s blog.

Getting Started Quickly With Kotlin Logging

Kotlin is a relatively new language. It was open-sourced in 2012 by JetBrains, the company behind IntelliJ, Resharper, and other popular developer tools. Kotlin is a statically-typed language that has rich support for functional programming. It’s often run in Java’s JVM and supports Java libraries, but can be compiled to Javascript or native code. Curious about it? Then you can find out more information from Eric Goebelbecker on Scalyr’s blog.

Migrating From On-Prem to GCP: Architecture

Even though the cloud isn’t the new kid on the block, enterprises are paying more attention to how to migrate their resources to the cloud. Companies have different reasons for wanting to migrate to Google Cloud Platform (GCP), especially if they’re planning to modernize their workloads with containers. But containers aren’t the only reason why GCP is a good fit for enterprises. That’s why Christian Meléndez is here for you on Blue Medora’s blog to demonstrate some of the other good services, too.

Your Company Was Just Breached. Now What?

So, your company has suffered a security breach, and your team didn’t have a data breach plan in place to handle it. That’s bad news, but take a deep breath. You can get through this. Breaches happen, and can be a challenging time, but with some intentional responses and clear communication, you can satisfy customer concerns and move forward. Responding well to the breach is the most important thing now. That’s why Eric Boersma is to the rescue on Sqreen’s blog.

Getting Started Quickly With Node.js Logging

This week, we also updated a post on Scalyr’s blog. Ever heard of Node.js logging and wanted to find out more? Well, Peter Morlion can fill you in. So if you’re wondering about how to log very basically, what to log and why, or how to log using a logging framework for Node.js logging, he’s got answers for you here.