Android app dev: Missing import org.apache.commons.lang3.text.WordUtils;

I use a few instances of WordUtils.capitalizeFully() on an Android app that I’ve been working on. And there are times when the import org.apache.commons.lang3.text.WordUtils; breaks, sometimes after merging with some of my git branches. To fix this, what I do is open app/build.gradle and add the following line under dependencies:

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Prevent direct access to directories of subdomains

From my hosting platform (e.g. cPanel), I created two subdomains for web apps. The web apps reside in the following directories: /foo/bar/app_one/ /foo/bar/app_two/ And the subdomains I created are accessed through these URLs: http://app_one.bar.domain.com (pointing to /foo/bar/app_one/ directory) http://app_two.bar.domain.com (pointing to /foo/bar/app_two/ directory) For security purpose, I don’t want anyone to access the web app […]

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Laravel 5: activate API token guard and print “Unauthorized” instead of login redirect

In Laravel 5, I wrap my API routes in a route group like this:

Notice that I use auth:api and throttle on my middleware array. auth:api turns on the auth middleware with API token as guard, while throttle activates rate limiter for APIs. To get started with API token authentication, you may read https://gistlog.co/JacobBennett/090369fbab0b31130b51. […]

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Android app codes for Google Maps with clustering

I prepared Android app codes with Google Maps and clustering feature. Feel free to use these as basis for your new projects. They are on GitHub: [1] Default Map Markers: catzie/SimpleAndroidMapClustering   [2] Custom Map Markers: catzie/Simple-Android-Map-Clustering-with-Custom-Markers   I simply took the necessary classes and res files from Android Maps Utility demo, and then placed […]

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