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Serving personal page with HTTPS on GitLab Pages

As my current hosting plan on OVH ends next month, I've looked for a way to move my Gluwer website to another location. As it gets very popular now to serve simple static personal websites like this one on GitHub using custom...

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Recreated Website and Blog

Over three years ago I have used Hexo to create my blog and it is still a valid choice, but after changing computer I've accidentally lost my blog generator settings. Yes, I thought that I have a copy on backup drive and it en...

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A story of EADDRINUSE and ECONNRESET errors

The ECONNRESET error was silenced before node.js 0.8.20 but not it is not (which is good). You think: Hmm, but how many times I may see it. Not very often. Wrong! It may happen more often than you think, as many load balancers use...

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Simulating Scheduler on Azure Web Sites

UPDATE (2014-01-20): The solution described below is not needed anymore (even if still works). Windows Azure is having two solutions for it: generic Scheduler service and Web Jobs for Web Sites. Windows Azure Web Sites doesn't...

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The Quality of node.js SDK for Azure

I do not know the exact reasons of this but node.js SDK for Azure is not in the state I wanted it to be. On the surface everything looks right. The project is actively developed and is available for over two years now, so you expe...

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Windows Azure Websites and nodejs - the Setup

Let's go thru the step by step guide to setup the Windows Azure WebSites (WAWS) for a node.js project. You have likely seen the WebSites documentation and know it is very, very easy. Yes, it is, but you won't get node.js 0...

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