Kagunda JM

/ Software Developer /

Sideload Excel Add-In on MacOS Sierra

Introduction In a previous post we looked at the process of generating an Excel add-in and using mkcert to create private certification authority (CA) trusted by browsers. In this post, we continue the journey of developing office add-in by looking at the steps involved in side loading our add-in in an Excel host. Prerequisites The add-in how to guide for iPad and Mac sets out the following prerequisites: A Mac running OS X v10.

Office Add-In using VsCode and Mkcert Private Trusted CA

Introduction Developing of Office add-ins requires use of HTTPS. SSL/TLS certificates are therefore required to grant permission to use encrypted communications and authenticate the identity of the certificate holder. When a new add-in project is generated, self signed certificates are also created for the project. For browsers to use these certificates, they have to be added as trusted root certificates. There are times however that some browsers fail to recognize these self-signed certificates as trusted even after adding them as root trusted.

Buffalo Add Custom Dashboard Template

source: vali-admin dashboard overlaid with the Buffalo logo In this tutorial, we add vali-admin dashboard template to a Buffalo application. Buffalo Project Setup Navigate to your $GOPATH cd $GOPATH/src/github.com/$USER/ Create a new Buffalo project buffalo new valibuffalo Change the project directory cd valibuffalo Create database for the project buffalo db create --env development Do a test run buffalo dev and go to localhost:3000/

Deploy Buffalo App to DigitalOcean

In this article, we go through the process of deploying a Buffalo application to a DigitalOcean Droplet using Docker images. We will utilize the Docker Compose Tool to manage the containers and Systemd to restart our application in case of failure. Prerequisites You have developed a Buffalo application. I will be using theToodo example application. You have an account with DigitalOcean, You have created a DigitalOcean Droplet based on CoreOs Container Linux You are able to SSH into your Droplet.

Route Your Domain To DigitalOcean

Introduction to DNS, IP and Domain Name Domain Name System (DNS) are the equivalent of a network’s phonebook. They maintain human-friendly domain names and resolve these human friendly names to IP addresses. While it is easy for people to remember domain names, computers use IP addresses to communicate. Internet Protocol (IP) address is a unique identifier label assigned to each device that connects to a network whether local or external.