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Meteor UP Meteor has a convenient bundle feature for packaging your apps into a tarball for deployment, but you still need to manage the files and upstart on your remote host. Meteor Up (MUP) does this for us so you get logs, start/stop/status and environment vars, it is all controlled from your local machine. Like most of my posts this is more or less notes I've kept from various sources and m…

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Basic MongoDB queries

Intro This is a bit of a cheatsheet and collection of common MongoDB queries with examples. I've selected a document structure that might be used to describe a bunch of movies. It contains strings, numbers, dates and arrays as both values and nested docs. Database structure Movies = [{ _id: ObjectId("507f191e810c19728aa120bf"), title: 'Super Troopers', director: 'Jay Chandrasekhar',…

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Intro We will walk through creating a simple Meteor package that manages an Icecream truck. Mostly how to create, structure and build a reusable Meteor package. Touching on OOP. Setup I generally keep my package development and tests in a seperate folder than my other Meteor projects. |meteorpackages/ |icecream/ |meteortestapps/ |testicecream/ mkdir meteortestapps…

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It seems every few months a new framework popsup with new features and a young hip group to follow. Most of the time the features are new conventions or development patterns for solving common problems and the time savings usually pays off. Meteor brings with it many common solutions and new things that we haven't seen together in slim framework. DDP If you only read one thing about Meteor take a…

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The Geebar was an exercise to build a gadget which could be used in the car. It's purpose is to display lateral G-force movement on series of LEDs Using an Arduino nano ATmega328P (5volt 16MHz), LED bar, Accelerometer and 12volt to 5volt power regulator. While driving around corners sideways force is calculated against highest and previous readings then displayed on the LED bar in a gamified mann…

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