Stefan Cosma

Stefan Cosma

Developer, builder of open source projects, comics enthusiast and amateur photographer. #SibiuWebMeetup

https://stefancosma.xyz
@stefanbc
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Sibiu, Romania
48 posts

Run Ghost inside a Docker container on DigitalOcean

Recently I created a new theme for Ghost, that you can find here and can currently experience on this website. I wanted a way of showing it off, so anyone that wants to contribute to it or just plain use it, can get a feel of what it looks like in a live environment.Initially I looked at Heroku, but I soon fell into a rabbit hole of errors, because Docker doesn't play nice with Heroku and I didn't like that I would have to jump through hoops just to keep the app online. Keep in mind that this is...

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How To: Organise a web developer meetup

Disclaimer: This post was automatically published a few hours after the event so let's hope everything went according to plan.I recently had the opportunity to organise a meetup, that revolved around the idea of knowledge exchange and community building. I've had this idea for a very long time. Ever since I was working with the team over @koding, where I helped grow the community and before that, when I was in collage, because I couldn't find any clubs or meetups of like minded people around my hometown.But you may ask why a real life event, instead of creating...

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How To: Use Tomcat in Intellij IDEA Community

Recently I started working on a project that required me to have the backend part installed locally, instead of using a remote backend. The project uses Maven as a build tool and it deploys the code to a Tomcat server.I got cracking and started configuring the project on my local machine. The first thing I noticed is that Intellij IDEA Community does not have a Tomcat plugin, unlike the Ultimate edition, that has one out of the box.Many Google searches later I found a few plugins that might do the trick but when I tried using them, the...

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Just Another Cluster #6

I'm gathering stuff, interesting articles, useful tools or amazing videos, and then make a list with all of them with comments for each one. This is issue number #6. You can checkout the previous issues if you're interested. If you find any interesting tools or articles that I might have missed, let me know @stefanbc and I'll share them in the next cluster. So, here are some interesting links and articles! Code dependencies are the devil. This article tries to tackle the subject of dependencies and why we make them central in our applications even if they will become obsolete...

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Visual Studio Code - Tips & Tricks

If you're following me on Twitter you probably know how much I enjoy using Microsoft's Visual Studio Code. So much, that one of my tweets is currently featured on their main page. But this article is not about how much I enjoy my code editor, it's about what things you can do with this code editor. From useful extensions to shortcuts you probably didn't know about or even making your code editor more light on the eyes, this article is going to showcase some awesome stuff that I found while using it. Extensions We begin our showcase with some awesome...

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