Duck alignment in progress ...

Well, I finally seem to have a working(ish) demo online and I'm starting to think about trying to put together a 3 minute video showing how easy it is to create an application online.

One thing that has become apparent is that what I was considering to be user content, that I'm supplying by default, is actually pretty important not only from a demonstration perspective, but moving forward, having all the authentication code there to tweak without having to think too much saves a lot of time. So I know I said no framework, I think a degree of boilerplate available for the back-end is going to help a lot.

Anyway, a demo session would go something like this;

  • Project menu
  • Create blank (enter name "Demo")
  • F8 (run all)
  • F9 (preview)

Which will deliver a page showing a single un-encrypted connection. Moving on;

  • Demo menu
  • Add self-signed ssl
  • Demo menu
  • New Microservice (enter name "Micro1")
  • Demo menu
  • New Microservice (enter name "micro2")
  • F8 (run all)
  • F9 (preview)
  • Click Authenticate

And you end up with something like this;

I'm leaving this running for now, if anyone wants to try this out (please do!) then then URL is http://studio1.iflexrts.uk:8002/, or alternatively I've enabled the SSL version which is available here; https://studio1.iflexrts.uk:8003/. [self signed SSL to be prepared for the "insecure" warning]

Feel free to give Authenticate a shot, it's harmless and just validates your current google credentials against Google oAuth, also watch out for the blocked popups featue of your browser which will stop the Google validation popup - until you allow the popup.

I guess I'm also going to need some documentation beyond just WTF is this??! ...

Gareth Bult

Linux and Open Source Enthusiast, Programmer, SysOps, DevOps, BeerOps and anything related to Javascript, C, Python or Pizza.

South Wales (UK) http://linux.co.uk

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