Escaping Special Characters in Kotlin (and Java)

Some characters are not supported in json. Compared to xml, json does not have a CDATA alternative, so you'll have to encode this yourself.…

Externalizing secrets in Spring Boot - using Karmahostage

Often times when running applications in a production environment, you'll have a variety of configurable properties. We're all aware that storing these properties as constants in code is a no-go. However, a lot of times, you'll have to configure properties that are supposed to be kept secret. Database usernames, passwords,…

5-minute Tut: verifying your truffle-solidity contracts on Etherscan

This is a quick, 5-minute tutorial on how to verify your solidity contracts, written using truffle, on etherscan.io Navigate to your contract First of all, navigate to your contract on the chain. It can be found at https://etherscan.io/address/YOUR_HASH#code Navigate to Verify and Publish…

5-minute Tut: Using IPFS to host your Dapp

5-minute tutorial on the why and how of hosting your distributed application on IPFS. It includes a small introduction on IPFS.…