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Tag: Node.js

Send email with Ghost using SMTP authentication and TLS encryption

Ghost Publishing platform uses Nodemailer to send e-mails with Node.js. It can send e-mail using SMTP, sendmail or Amazon SES and is unicode friendly.

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Export and migrate WordPress to Ghost

A little while ago I installed Ghost on IIS, along with the required Node.js and iisnode module. All in an isolated test environment, in which Ghost runs as a production site only. Now I wanted migrate from WordPress to Ghost, but failed. Here’s the write up.

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“Node.js Performance Tip of the Week: Scaling with Proxies and Clusters”

On StrongLoop we find an interesting article on scaling Node.js with proxies and clusters …

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Install Node.js, iisnode module and Ghost on Windows Server / IIS

This post describes the steps necessary to install Node.js and Ghost on Windows Server IIS. Ghost is a Node.js web application, specific for just blogging. To run Node.js applications in IIS, you need iisnode as a module. Here is how to install all of this.

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Various articles (tech and non-tech)

This post provides links to some articles I found last week. The posts might be interesting in various fields of expertise, for either system administrators or developers (DevOps). Topics include: web security, WordPress performance, jQuery, ASP.NET MVC caching, partial trust, view state MAC, and fixing IIS website hangs.

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How to send authenticated SMTP over a TLS encrypted connection, in PHP, ASP and ASP.NET?

Send authenticated SMTP (auth-SMTP) over a TLS encrypted connection: script examples for ASP, PHP, ASP.NET (C#/VB.Net). If you want to send secure email from your website, over an TLS-encrypted connection, this post is for you! In this post I’ll provide some code examples that you can use to send secure, authenticated, SMTP email from your website.

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