How do customers build an end-to-end IoT solution using commercial grade, open source products? This is the question we (Patrick Steiner, Maggie Hu and I) wanted to address with our session at the Red Hat Summit, Boston. The end-to-end solution is based on three-tier Enterprise IoT Architecture, which integrates IoT data with existing business processes and the human element.
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Getting up and running with local development for Red Hat Mobile Application requires that you run MongoDB and Redis locally. Doing so isn’t particularly difficult if you follow online guides, but it would be much more straightforward if you could just get these pieces of software up and running in a single command and not need to worry about versioning, creating data directories, setting permissions, and compiling some things such as Redis from source. It would be even better if you could easily switch versions. This is where containers shine.
In the next few paragraphs, we’ll demonstrate how you can run any almost any version of MongoDB and Redis with a single command on a machine that has the Docker service installed.
NOTE: This is not an extensive Docker CLI tutorial; just enough to learn basic commands that will allow you to get MongoDB and Redis up and running easily.
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Do you want to speed up your debugging process? This blog post is designed to help you do just that by empowering you with the knowledge of how to debug RHMAP Cloud Apps and MBaaS services locally using VS Code. For an introduction to running RHMAP client apps locally, see How to Setup your Apps to Target Locally on Device.
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One of the biggest challenges for developers to build mobile applications is data synchronization. It’s the foundation for many different types of mobile applications, but it’s very complicated and very hard to implement.
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This blog post is Part 1 in a series of three blog posts, explaining how to prepare the app for debugging (setup) and how to debug on iOS and Android.
- How to setup your apps to target locally on device (Part 1)
- How to debug your mobile app on iOS (Part 2)
- How to debug your mobile app on Android (Part 3)
How to debug your app locally on a device is going to be the first chapter and explained below.
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Dependency management isn’t anything new, however, it has become more of an issue in recent times due to the popularity of frameworks and languages, which have large numbers of 3rd party plugins and modules. With Node.js, keeping dependencies secure is an ongoing and time-consuming task because the majority of Node.js projects rely on publicly available modules or libraries to add functionality. Instead of developers writing code, they end up adding a large number of libraries to their applications. The major benefit of this is the speed at which development can take place. However, with great benefits can also come great pitfalls, this is especially true when it comes to security. As a result of these risks, the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) currently ranks “Using Components with Known Vulnerabilities” in the top ten most critical web application vulnerabilities in their latest report.
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