Author Archives: Erik Calco

About Erik Calco

With a passion for Investing, Business, Technology, Economics, People and God, Erik seeks to impact people's lives before he leaves. Contact Erik

Upgrading to Fedora 39

Lessons of upgrade issues discovered Why nVidia is not a viable option on Linux Let’s begin by saying that this is not how to upgrade. Rather, this is a discussion of issues a long-time Linux fan can discover in this … Continue reading

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Principles of Communications when Developing Messaging Applications

This is an intro on the challenges and options to overcome while developing applications involving digital communications, particularly real-time. There are many streaming communication protocol options to choose from, including regular socket communications, WebSockets, MQTT and a Vert.x event bus. … Continue reading

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Owning your contacts, calendar and tasks

Tech Freedom Series Owning your data is not just having control over it. It means you don’t have to share it with anyone you don’t want to, including large corporations. Yet, you should be able to share it with all … Continue reading

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Being free of Big Tech

Tech Freedom Series There are many things you can do to be free of big tech while having very capable mobile devices and home computers. You should own your data and you should not have to share it with or … Continue reading

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The New Stacks Open Development Community

participants continue to share the belief that they ‘can do more in concert than individually’ — I propose developers in the Stacks blockchain ecosystem join together in one identity — The Open Development Community. Our primary objective is to … Continue reading

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Stacks Blockchain API Architecture – WebSocket message flow

This discusses the architecture behind a critical piece for Stacks decentralized apps (dApps) developers: the flow of data from the Stacks Node where the block chain is constructed to the WebSockets service provided in the Stacks Blockchain API. dApps can … Continue reading

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Simplifying WebSockets User Interface (UI) Clients with Happy Pub/Sub Patterns

A back-end WebSocket for live streaming data can typically offer subscriptions to data. Your client UI will typically have one connection to your back-end for all your subscriptions. The challenge becomes how to you handle many components in your UI … Continue reading

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Learning the Stacks SDK/API – The Demo Client

Stacks has a RESTful API and a library called Stacks.js. Stacks.js is a set of libraries for Typescript clients “which provide everything you need to work with the Stacks blockchain.” To develop a better understanding, I created a web client, a … Continue reading

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Mapping Vue 3 Pages to Firebase Hosting

Vue 3 has a concept called pages that let’s you define different HTML pages acting as entry points to your app. You define these in vue.config.js in the root of your project. Here is a sample: module.exports = { pages: … Continue reading

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