Code signing an application on Windows

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We recently purchased our code signing certificate from Comodo and while it was quite easy to obtain the certificate, using it to sign our application took some tinkering and knowhow which I probably will forget by tomorrow. Most importantly, and I don’t believe this is communicated well enough through the whole process of ordering and receiving your certificate, you must use the same computer and browser to request the certificate as well as to collect it.

Open a custom port on AWS Cloud9

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Suppose you have created a custom application with your Cloud9 IDE. The application creates a local web server on port 3000 (typical for NodeJS apps). Lets assume the following code: // save in server.js const http = require(‘http’) const port = 3000 const requestHandler = (request, response) => { console.log(request.url) response.end(‘Hello Node.js Server!’) } const server = http.createServer(requestHandler) server.listen(port, (err) => { if (err) { return console.log(‘something bad happened’, err) } console.