HOW-TO: Add live websites to GIT without interruptions or security risks

Over at the DEV site we’ve been using GIT repositories hosted at BitBucket.org to push (deploy) changes to the live server instantly. It’s way slicker than uploading changed files by FTP, which has no roll back if something goes wrong. It also solves one of our China internet problems: routing to Bitbucket is much more […]

SITE: comments fixed for real, new server coming

Finally, a real fix for the commenting bug that crops up from time to time. Recently, as well as a year and a half ago, WordPress comments would timeout or give NGINX 504 gateway errors. There were two issues, both related to over zealous security settings: Modsecurity was treating the comment submission, by some versions […]

Using the Arduino Ethernet shield as a server

Luca shows how to turn your Arduino with an Ethernet shield into a server. He goes over how to code your Arduino to handle HTML and HTTP protocols using strings. I’m going to show you a simple program that prints on serial connection browser‘s requests and answers with a simple HTML page. This program is […]

Server hosting Adafruit style

Adafruit took pity on us and shared some valuable web hosting experience: After hearing about Dangerous Prototype’s search&move to a new hosting provider, we thought we’d post up about our hosting experiences! We currently use ServInt for our hosting provider. They’re what we would classify as a ‘full service’ provider. Basically they own the computer, […]

Web platform: SD card web server demo

This is an old version, see the latest version on the documentation wiki. The goal of this demo is to serve files to a web browser from a microSD card using the web platform hardware. Microchip’s latest TCPIP stack demonstration includes an HTTP server that reads files from FAT formatted SD cards, so there’s no […]