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Feeding the frontend – displaying data with D3.js Part 2

Carrying straight on from my previous post on the subject, I’m going to go through the alluded to third page to add, which is query.php and change main.js a little, too. The purpose is to swap out the hard coded arrays of data for an external data source, namely a web-based resource rather than any locally stored files using […]

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Feeding the frontend – displaying data with D3.js Part 1

It’s been a while since I’ve posted any updates about Switchy McPortface. It works just fine in my dayjob and the data can be viewed by anyone wanting to see what is plugged into what, which has been helpful in a few situations. However, aside from a few customised tables and functions, there’s not really […]

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Multiple-user student webserver – Part 2

Further to the previous post on this, we have had a second catastrophic outage of our storage array which, once again, has taken Studentnet with it. However, going from my previous blog post has allowed me to get this up and running fairly quickly. In the process, I found some addendums that I would make to […]

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Multiple-user student webserver

[The following post has been superceded by a more recent one, which tidies up the installation a bit and automates the LAMP installation.] For today’s (well, the last week or so) post, I’ll outline the steps needed to build a webserver that can be used by multiple users, authenticated from an active directory environment, to host […]

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