What are some of the best websites? The Webby Awards lists websites that have won the Webby awards. According to the website, as of August 2017, there are 7,500,208,531 people in the world, 3,618,485,678 people who use the Internet, 1,182,278,965 websites and only 407 Webby winners. So there is a […]

Webby Awards

Plunker is an online community for creating, collaborating on and sharing your web development ideas. In the website’s tag line it says: “Helping developers make the web”. The Plunker website lists it’s main features: Real-time code collaboration Fully-featured, customizable syntax editor Live previewing of code changes As-you-type code linting Forking, […]

Plunker Introduction

ProgrammagleWeb is a website. Wikipedia says the following about ProgrammabeWeb: “ProgrammableWeb is a longstanding information and news source about the Web as a programmable platform. It is a subsidiary of MuleSoft and has offices in San Francisco, CA. The website publishes a repository of web APIs, mashups, and applications and […]

ProgrammableWeb Introduction

BrowserSync is an automation tool that makes web development faster. BrowserSync makes your tweaking and testing faster by synchronizing file changes and interactions across many devices. You install Browsersync on top of Node.js. To use it you must first install Node.js. Both Node and Browsersync are used from the command […]

BrowserSync Introduction

Wikipedia says the following about Web API: “A web API is an application programming interface (API) for either a web server or a web browser. It is a web development concept, usually limited to a web application’s client-side (including any web frameworks being used), and thus usually does not include […]


Wikipedia describes Express.js this way: “Express.js, or simply Express, is a web application framework for Node.js, released as free and open-source software under the MIT License. It is designed for building web applications and APIs. Express is the de facto standard web server framework for Node.js. The original author, TJ […]

Express.js Introduction

Wikipedia says this about a web service: “A Web service is a service offered by an electronic device to another electronic device, communicating with each other via the World Wide Web. In a Web service, Web technology such as HTTP, originally designed for human-to-machine communication, is utilized for machine-to-machine communication, […]

Web Service Introduction

Representational state transfer (REST) or RESTful web services are one way of providing interoperability between computer systems on the internet. Web service APIs that adhere to the REST architectural constraints are called RESTful APIs. HTTP-based RESTful APIs are defined with the following aspects: base URL, such as an internet […]

HTTP Methods in a RESTful API

Wikipedia says the following about Tomcat: Apache Tomcat, often referred to as Tomcat, is an open-source web server developed by the Apache Software Foundation (ASF). Tomcat implements several Java EE specifications including Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages (JSP), Java EL, and WebSocket, and provides a “pure Java” HTTP web server environment […]

Apache Tomcat

Steps to Clear the Firefox Cache Click the menu button Menu and choose Options Select the Advanced panel. Click on the Network tab In the Cached Web Content section, click Clear Now. Clear the Cache in Chrome In the upper right hand corner click the three dots (or the icon) […]

Clear the Browser Cache

How does my website work on Hostgator? A website consists of a group of files and directories, similar to the Documents folder on your home computer. To understand how directories and files function, consider the File Manager. Substitute your account name for the text “myusername” below! Contents of the “/home1/myusername” […]

Website Server Files

The home page of your website is worth special consideration when designing your site. It should draw people into your site. It should engage people somehow. People will not stay at a website for long if they can’t find anything that interests them. So how do you design it? For […]

Home Page Design

To shorten your URL you can go to bitly. I did that for an old website of mine and they created the following web address for me: An advantage to using bitly is that once you sign up (for free) you can analyze and track clicks to your site […]