Logic Square Technologies

. 15 min

Successful Examples to Create On Demand App in 2019

by Vineet Harbhajanka

Want to Create On Demand App? 10 Startups To Look for in 2019 On demand delivery service apps have taken the world by storm in today’s times. There was an age when people would have to pay regular or intermittent visits to stores or shops. It came in the face of coercion rather than a healthy choice back then but the situation has changed dramatically. Over the last decade, we witnessed an exponential bloom of apps including these ‘On Demand Delivery Service’ ones as well.
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. 6 min

Everything you should know about Angular 7 - newest Release by Google

by Pritam Guha

It was the just the farewell of 2018 when Google announced the release of Angular 7, just 6 months after the much-hyped release of Angular 6. The newest version of angular arrived with some significant changes and new features. However, you can safely assume that the buzz this time is mainly because of the improvements in Angular Material 7 platform and in Angular CLI 7. In addition to that, Google has introduced new features like Scrolling, Drag, CLI prompts, Drop, Virtual etc.
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. 4 min

DocumentDB Store - Setting up and Pricing

by Parikshit Agnihotry

AWS recently launched Amazon DocumentDB supporting MongoDB 3.6 API feature set. This can be a viable alternative to running self managed MongoDB in AWS. This service provides features like multi az backups, read replicas, etc. that can help users run world class, secure and high availability systems without requiring changes to the applications already working with MongoDB.

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. 6 min

Why and how you should optimize your HTML

by Vikash Sha

One important detail that is often overlooked by web developers is not having the HTML of their web pages optimized and standardized. You may wonder why is it important? There are various reasons and ways to address them that are outlined in this blog post. A couple to call out early on are “SEO” – web page should have proper markup for search engine crawlers to categorize them correctly, “Faster load times” – this one is also a no-brainer!
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. 6 min

How we won our first hackathon – ETHIndia2018

by Akshat Bharghava & Sakshi Srivastava

We applied and got selected for ETH India 2018, which was Asia’s biggest Ethereum Hackathon held in Bengaluru between 10th – 12th August. The hackathon itself went on for 36 hours but there were some great tech talks by the sponsors’ team on Dai coin, Embark framework, NuCypher, etc before it began. Also, there were API prizes to be given to teams who used any of those services. Problem Brainstorming: Once the hackathon began, we spent the initial 3-4 hours to brainstorm ideas.
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. 5 min

Internship Experience

by Akshat Bharghava & Sakshi Srivastava

We started with Computer Science last year when we started college, and then applied for a software developer internship at Logic Square Technologies earlier this year. We had limited practical experience but we had tried out a few JavaScript frameworks by developing simple projects like To Do list, real-time chat etc. There was a match in the technologies we were interested in – Angular 5 & Ionic 3. During the phone interview, the founder mentioned that they were looking for young people who have a passion for technology.
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. 3 min

Importance of maintenance for website and applications

by Ankita Galav

It is no surprise that with the popularity of smartphones and enhanced connectivity, it is extremely critical for nearly every business to ensure a presence on mobile platforms and invest in some type of app or website development to reach their present and prospective customers. Many business owners most often put a lot of efforts in setting up their website and products at the time of launch, but most often forget the importance of constantly maintaining and updating it with the changing technology, devices, and customer preferences.
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. 4 min

Infrastructure as code using AWS Cloudformation and Chef : Chef

by Parikshit Agnihotry

This is third post in a 3 part series. Introduction: High level set up Cloudformation: Setting up Cloudformation Chef: Automating using Chef This post discusses how to use chef-solo to provision instances at a basic level. Once you have automated instance spin up using cloudformation, you could add in chef to configure the softwares, execute scripts, install code, configurations and start your software. We will be setting up chef-solo which does not need a chef server to run.
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. 9 min

Infrastructure as code using AWS Cloudformation and Chef : Cloudformation

by Parikshit Agnihotry

This is second post in a 3 part series. Introduction: High level set up Cloudformation: Setting up Cloudformation Chef: Automating using Chef This post discusses how to setup a standalone EC2 Instance and what cloudformation resources are needed to make it work. Some resources are a bit more involved and have a lot of configuration options, we limit this discussion to the pieces that are needed to get an instance or autoscaling group up and running to be able to execute chef.
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. 3 min

Infrastructure as code using AWS Cloudformation and Chef : Introduction

by Parikshit Agnihotry

This post discusses how we automated infrastructure setup and app installation at Logic Square Technologies. The goal was to be able to bring up EC2 instances and auto configure them to install application code and start the application. We have broken this down in 3 parts. Introduction: High level set up Cloudformation: Setting up Cloudformation Chef: Automating using Chef Let us start with what goes into launching an EC2 instance and running an application on it?
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. 5 min

Building a Simple Bot for Discord

by Sayan "Riju" Chakrabarti

My wife is a dedicated Clash of Clans player. From her, I recently learnt about Discord, which is a “All-in-one voice and text chat for gamers”. The gamers seem to have built thriving communities on the app, and my wife is an active member in one of them. She was having a chat with one of her fellow community members about getting a bot going which would auto-wish members on their birthdays.
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. 6 min

Realtime Chat With Express and Faye (Bayeux Protocol)

by Sayan "Riju" Chakrabarti

If you Google around with keywords like “Realtime chat with Express”, the one library that will definitely come up most often is socket.io. It is a GREAT library no doubt. However, if you check the tutorials, you will almost always find that they are giving a simplified version of using it. What I mean is that all their server side logic (viz. bootstrapping express, adding routing and sockets) is contained inside a single file.
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