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[Archive] Building Netsoc Admin 1 Part 4

Building Netsoc Admin 1.0 (#4) – Login & Registration What use is a web admin if no one gets to login? It’s about as useful as giving each of our members a potato engraved with a special password that would give them and only them access to the secret Netsoc vault that exists beneath the catacombs of the Windle Building. So, this week, we’re dedicating an entire post to getting people registered and logged in – aren’t you lucky? ...

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[Archive] Building Netsoc Admin 1 Part 3

Building Netsoc Admin 1.0 (#3) – Layouts Laravel provides an implementation of the Blade templating engine which lets us define generic templates for our data and page layouts. What I’m going to cover in this post is some really basic templates which we’ll base the rest of our designs off. We’re going to need two different layouts: a default full-width layout and a default with sidebar layout. Breaking those down further, we’ll also need a template for the header, the footer and the sidebar itself. ...

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[Archive] Building Netsoc Admin 1 Part 1

Building Netsoc Admin 1.0 (#1) – Development Tools Introduction Last September we (UCC Netsoc) installed two servers and dedicated one of them specifically to servicing our members and their applications. It allows people to SSH in and run PHP, python and JS-based apps off each user’s subdomain. We wanted people to be able to manage their own info, databases and could access automated backups. After a month of looking at web panels and various solutions, it was apparent that what we wanted didn’t exist in a pre-built package unfortunately. ...