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Building OpenTask with Next.js App Router and RSCs

Learn how I built OpenTask, an open-source MVP task management web app, using the new Next.js App Router, React Server Components, Server Actions, Suspense, Tailwind CSS, Radix, Supabase, and Prisma.

Building OpenTask with Next.js App Router and RSCs

Nexar: application architecture for Next.js App Router apps

Tired of starting new Next.js apps with a spaghetti codebase? Nexar is here to help! It's a modular and layered architecture to build scalable, maintainable, and well-organized Nextjs App Router codebases. Say goodbye to spaghetti code!

Nexar: application architecture for Next.js App Router apps

What is software architecture?

Learn what software architecture is, why it's important, and how components, modules, and layers help you modularize your applications.

What is software architecture?
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React Server Components and a new hybrid web app model

Learn why React Server Components and the new Next.js App Router unlock a new hybrid web application model, why it makes sense, and how to use it.

React Server Components and a new hybrid web app model
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Wildcard HTTPS on Linux + Let's Encrypt + Nginx

Learn how to set up HTTPS on a Linux server using a wildcard certificate from Let's Encrypt and set up the Nginx website configuration files accordingly.

Wildcard HTTPS on Linux + Let's Encrypt + Nginx
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What are HTTPS, TLS certificates, and Let's Encrypt?

Learn what HTTPS and TLS are, what certification authorities (CAs) are, what Let's Encrypt is, and the difference between regular and wildcard certificates.

What are HTTPS, TLS certificates, and Let's Encrypt?
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How to set up your Mac for software development

Learn how to install Homebrew, Git, Node.js, Oh My Zsh, generate SSH keys, and more.

How to set up your Mac for software development
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How to install and run Node.js with nvm on macOS

Learn how to install and run multiple Node.js versions effortlessly using nvm.

How to install and run Node.js with nvm on macOS
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How to sign Git commits with SSH keys on macOS

Learn how to sign Git commits using SSH keys, how to set up Git to remember your passphrase, and how to verify your commits locally and on GitHub.

How to sign Git commits with SSH keys on macOS
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How to generate and use SSH keys on macOS

Learn how to generate SSH keys, why you should use passphrases, how to use your SSH keys on GitHub, and more.

How to generate and use SSH keys on macOS
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How to install and use Antigen and Oh My Zsh on macOS

Antigen and Oh My Zsh are a great combination that allows you to customize Zsh to your liking easily. Learn how to install both in six easy steps.

How to install and use Antigen and Oh My Zsh on macOS

How to install Git with Homebrew on macOS

Learn how to install Git with Homebrew in six easy steps.

How to install Git with Homebrew on macOS
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How to install and use Homebrew on macOS

Learn how to install Homebrew in four easy steps.

How to install and use Homebrew on macOS
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How to install Command Line Developer Tools on macOS

Learn how to install the Command Line Developer Tools in four easy steps.

How to install Command Line Developer Tools on macOS
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Remote and tracking branches with Git

Do you know what are remote and tracking branches? Tracking ones can make our lives easier, get to know why and how.

Remote and tracking branches with Git
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How to password-protect content on Linux + Nginx

Learn how to password-protect files and directories on Linux + Nginx in 4 steps using HTTP Authentication.

How to password-protect content on Linux + Nginx
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Software testing in the real world

In this short entry I'll talk about something you may not know: it's not possible to release bug-free software! Get to know why, and how to proceed with your testing activities in the real world.

Software testing in the real world
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Tagging with Git

Learn what Git tagging is and how to use it to tag your software releases.

Tagging with Git
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How to set up a website on Linux + Nginx

Learn how to set up a website or web app using the ultra-fast Nginx HTTP Server on Linux in 6 steps.

How to set up a website on Linux + Nginx
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How to install Nginx on Linux

Learn how to install Nginx on Debian or Ubuntu in 5 steps.

How to install Nginx on Linux
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Testing is not Quality Assurance (QA)

Learn the difference between Software Testing and Quality Assurance (QA).

Testing is not Quality Assurance (QA)
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Branching and merging with Git

Learn what Git branching is, why use it, and how to create and merge branches, including conflict resolution.

Branching and merging with Git
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How to set up a Linux VPS

Learn how to securely set up a Debian or Ubuntu VPS (Virtual Private Server) from scratch in 11 steps.

How to set up a Linux VPS
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Introduction to NoSQL

Learn what NoSQL is, why it is different, its four main data models (key-value, document, column-family, and graph), when we should use it, and more.

Introduction to NoSQL
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How to report bugs effectively?

Learn how to report bugs effectively proving a clear description, reproducible steps, sorting by severity and priority, and more.

How to report bugs effectively?
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Basic Git commands explained

Learn some basic Gits commands: clone, init, status, commit, push, pull, remote, and more.

Basic Git commands explained
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Introduction to Node.js

Get a comprehensive introduction to what Node.js is, why it's different, when we should use it, what evented I/O means, and more.

Introduction to Node.js
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Introduction to UML

Get an introduction to what UML is, what are models, requirements, use cases, and more.

Introduction to UML
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What is software testing?

Get an introduction to what software testing is, who is the software tester, and other insights.

What is software testing?
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Git workflow

Learn about Git's three file states (modified, staged and committed), and its three corresponding sections (working directory, staging area and Git directory).

Git workflow
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What is a software bug?