Denislav Gavrilov

@dennis

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Joined July 1st, 2020

I am a 'Software Consultant' by title, considering myself a futurist who is interested in any tech related subject.

6 HTML tags you might not know

6 HTML tags you might not know

Introduction (Skippable) A few days ago I was working on my desk and next to me was my lovely girlfriend who was interested in what I really do for a living. She already knows I am doing IT and she also knows I write some code sometimes. She asked me how she can understand if she likes writing code. I did what I had to do. I exp...

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2 weeks ago

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Top 10 (+/-) Linux skills for landing a Linux job

Top 10 (+/-) Linux skills for landing a Linux job

Introduction Hey now, you have probably went through numerous job-hunting websites and you memorized all the buzzwords (Junior Sysadmin; Junior Site Reliability Engineer; NOC Engineer; System support; etc.) that can get you in IT with zero experience, or even zero education. Well, let me tell you - you are on the right track! Ho...

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Terraform for beginners - installation and provisioning a resource on DigitalOcean

Terraform for beginners - installation and provisioning a resource on DigitalOcean

Introduction Hey, $users! Recently I started working with Terraform and taught there is no better way to recap my knowledge but to create a blog post on it! I hope it turns out great and you learn something. In this tutorial-like adventure, we will do the following: Understand Infrastructure As Code (IAC) and Terraform Install...

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7 months ago

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How to use tilt.js to create a 3d effect on your elements

How to use tilt.js to create a 3d effect on your elements

Prerequisites VS Code (or any editor you feel comfortable with) Jquery Bootstrap Introduction In this how-to we will go through the tilt.js library and learn how to create a cool 3D effect on our bootstrap card. The final results will be like the shown below: Set-up Project set-up As a starter, we need to create 2 files: ind...

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8 months ago

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Use Socket.io to build your first multiplayer game!

Use Socket.io to build your first multiplayer game!

Prerequisites: Must-haves node.js npm express socket.io VS Code Introduction Backstory If you read my other post you already know what we are going to build. If not - let me explain. We are going to build a version of ChrisOnCode's 'Crazy Buttons' lesson. We are going to create a button which when clicked, moves to a random lo...

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8 months ago

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The JSourney: Learn with projects, not videos!

The JSourney: Learn with projects, not videos!

The JSourney: socket.io Introduction Ok, so don't get me wrong, I am not a good developer but let me tell you, the last 4 days has been one of the most interesting & fun 4 days I've had for quite a while. Let me go with a little backstory here. I decided to actually start learning JS instead of lying to myself that I know wh...

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8 months ago

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DevDojo + Cloudflare = Skip Responsiveness

DevDojo + Cloudflare = Skip Responsiveness

Prerequisites: Active Domain Cloudflare Registration DevDojo registration Story This is going to be a quick post in which I want to share with you an awesome combo I discovered and am using on my website. So a little back story, I created and launched my website - asciinaut.sh. After 2 days of hardcore documentation, I finally...

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9 months ago

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How being proactive in tech communities can bring a smile on your face

How being proactive in tech communities can bring a smile on your face

Gifts A couple of days ago I finally received my goodies from DigitalOcean. What these are? A hoodie and a t-shirt - personally chosen by me from their SWAG store. The overall price was $75. The cool part here is - I did not pay for them, it was all part of a gift. And not only I received a $75 gift card to use in their store, b...

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9 months ago

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'1-click' install for Laravel + Voyager

'1-click' install for Laravel + Voyager

Prerequisites Apache2 MySQL/MariaDB PHP Git Composer Introduction Hey, $user! Today I'll share with you how to install Laravel + Voyager with only "1-click". Well, you guessed it - it's a script. My script. There are many like it but this one is mine. Anyway, for the ones who don't know what Voyager is - let me expla...

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9 months ago

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Why should you start your own blog?

Why should you start your own blog?

You decided you could share some knowledge, or(like me) learn even more by creating tutorials on things you just learned, tried and saw it works. That's also a great method to double-check your knowledge. In reality, it is not even double-check - it is triple, quadruple and so on because you don't want to share WRONG knowledge!...

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10 months ago

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'X-Fordwarded-For' or How To restrict access to your Apache when using Cloudflare

'X-Fordwarded-For' or How To restrict access to your Apache when using Cloudflare

"Noo you can't just enter my website when I restricted the access in my Apache!" "IP machine goes brr" Prerequisites: Debian/Ubuntu Apache2 web server with a running virtual host Cloudflare account linked to your webserver Introduction A month ago I put my website behind Cloudflare's CDN with the intention...

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