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The Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate is valid for 90 days and the users will need to renew the SSL certificate every 90 days. So in order to make this automated, we will be setting up a cron job that will automatically renew the SSL certificates which are about to expire. The Certbot auto-renew option provides the user to auto-renew your Let's Encrypt SSL certificate automatically through a cron job. In certain cases in which the OS version is Ubuntu 12.04 LTS the certbot auto-renew option will stop working with the following error.
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Jitsi meet is a free open source video conferencing web application. Just like Google Meet and Zoom, Jitsi meet provides the option to easily create a meeting in a browser within seconds without additional software or browser extensions. Jitsi doesn't require an account to use its additional features like Screen Sharing, Group chat, Integration with different chat platforms like Mattermost or Slack. Below are the steps to install and configure Jitsi on an Ubuntu server. Step 1: You will need to have a server with SSH root access.
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Once the installation of Mattermost in Centos 7 has been completed and everything is working fine as mentioned in the article (Install Mattermost on Centos 7) you can follow the below steps to complete the configuration part. 1) Create the System Admin user and set up Mattermost for general use. a) Open a browser and navigate to your Mattermost instance. For example, http://<IP-ADDRESS-OF-MATTERMOST-SERVER>:8065.
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Mattermost's open-source Zoom plugin enables users to start, join voice, video and screen-sharing meetings. The plugin is installed by default and can be activated by following the below steps. 1) Go to System Console > Plugins > Zoom to configure the Zoom Plugin. 2) Enter the Zoom URL and Zoom API URL for the Zoom server, for example, https://yourzoom.com and https://api.yourzoom.com/v2 respectively.  3) Set the API Key and API Secret, generated by Zoom and used to create meetings and pull user data:
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Mattermost is an open source, self-hosted, team communication platform. There are desktop clients for Windows, MacOS, and Linux and mobile apps for iOS and Android. Mattermost is a better choice for enterprises who want a robust solution with no per-user fees like Slack. When considering the performance point of view, it is having lower CPU usage because they are written in Go and React and hence provide an added advantage based on other competitor chat environments.  Let’s see how we can install Mattermost on Centos 7.
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We can send emails through HubSpot CRM using SMTP API. For sending email SMTP, first, we need to create the SMTP tokens. Generate SMTP API Tokens An API token provides both a username and password which can then be used to send email through the HubSpot SMTP API. We can create an SMTP token using the API link below. https://api.hubapi.com/email/public/v1/smtpapi/tokens?hapikey=demo Example: Use the following code for generating json code,
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Most of the projects that we work on involve either development or testing on MAC. It is, therefore, essential to know the keyboard shortcuts for MAC. Often the novices find it extremely difficult to garner the required information (in the case of PC Keyboard for MAC), so to make things easy the commonly used MAC commands are compiled and listed in this section. Before moving on to the shortcuts, the user should be familiar with the keyboard equivalents. The PC equivalent of the MAC keys are as follows :
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Running multiple iOS Simulator instances is very helpful for testing purposes. This is helpful in testing same application on different devices simultaneously or with different user credentials simultaneously. The default behaviour does not allow to run more than one simulator instance from XCode. But it is possible to do it from the command line. For this change the directory into Developer/Applications in XCode.app package and run simulator with the "open" command.
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To implement push notification for a project, we first created a new custom plugin to push messages into a custom table. When the cron runs, the messages stored in the queue table will be processed and saved to the custom table. For this, create a new directory "push" in message_notify/plugins/notifier/ and use it just like email or sms. The directory may contain 2 files: push.inc MessageNotifierPush.class.php In push.inc, create a plugin with class and view modes
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In Drupal 8 we can load an image using image style in a custom function using the file id of the image. For this first, we have to create an image style by configuration or create a config file for the same (Example below: image.style.sample_image_style.yml). Note that we can generate the below file after creating an image style and export the same from config synchronization in Drupal 8.
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With the number of households adopting connected TV’s in their living room, the demand for video content has exploded. Online video is well poised to disrupt and woo away a large share of marketers who depended solely on television ads, to connect with their audience. To capitalize on this massive opportunity, publishers are now – subscribing to premium video feeds, rehashing old videos, mixing it with new videos, and presenting them in a way that that is relevant to the audience in their present context.
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Eighty percent of the internet website audience already watch some form of video, but mainly in short form; the average length of an Internet video stream today is only about three minutes. This is changing rapidly and the long-form video, streamed, real-time, or batched, will soon become the dominant form of content. Delivering long-form video content is bandwidth-intensive. While most low-end websites have resorted to posting video content on YouTube, this might not be a good option for those media who wish to monetize the content exclusively on their website.
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Remember a very popular game which came out some years back and caused ripples of excitement for at least some months - yes, you guessed it right, it was Pokemon Go. With the user’s smartphone and camera, the game turned the real world into an augmented reality world which included Pokemon. Augmented Reality (AR) is an interesting field, just like Artificial Intelligence and if you think it is only meant for games, then think again!
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Visual studio code was developed by Microsoft. It is a lightweight code editor which uses less RAM when compared to PhpStorm. VS Code contains features like syntax highlighting, bracket-matching, auto-indentation, box-selection, snippets etc.
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While working on a project using git repository, if you want to create and switch to a new branch, then use: git checkout -b [my-branch-name] To simply checkout a branch, use: git checkout [my-branch-name] If you want to rename a branch when pointed to any other branch, you can type the following command: git branch -m [old-branch-name] [new-branch-name] To rename the current branch, use: git branch -m [new-branch-name]