The internet is a transient medium of information. Our reliance on the internet is greater than ever, for: Sourcing knowledge - from trivia to information essential to doing our work Entertainment - YouTube videos, Netflix, and eveything in between Staying Connected - With existing friends, making new friendships, finding our
Thoughts, stories, ideas, and code.
iFramely is a service that can be used to extract data from web pages from meta tags, opengraph tags, twitter cards, and to generate oEmbeds when possible. I've put some examples of the same below. iFramely provides this functionality in a subscription service online, which I'd recommend checking out here.
mkdir -p, wherein you create a directory, including all its parent directories if they don't exist, is functionality that is not provided out of the box by Node, but is required fairly commonly. There's a Node package node-fs-extra that comes to our rescue! To use it: npm install --save node-fs-extra
There's this very interesting system for classifying the category a piece of text belongs to, called IPTC Media Topics. It helps you determine what subject topic a particular document / text piece belongs to. Here's an example of the hierarchy categorization offered by Media Topics: Media Topics is a taxonomy of
I much prefer SSH key authentication to password-based authentication when working with remote servers. One, it's one less password to remember. Two, on your machine, it's automatic. Three, it's more secure. So once you've got your server running, this is how you can copy your SSH key to it: ssh-copy-id