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Category Archives: Modern Business


Cloud Functions for Firebase

Google Cloud Functions is a compute solution for developers to create single-purpose, stand-alone functions that respond to cloud events without the need to manage a server or runtime environment, this is why Cloud Functions are considered serverless architecture.

Cloud Functions for Firebase provides a way to extend the behavior of Firebase and integrate Firebase features through the addition of server-side code. It is a joint product between the Google Cloud Platform team and the Firebase team.

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Lead Tracking System with Tilda, Zapier, and Airtable: Demo Part Two

This is part three in our creating and automating a lead tracking system blog series with Tilda, Zapier, and Airtable. In the previous two posts, we gave an introduction to Tilda and used Tilda to create a site with a form that sends it’s data to Airtable via Zapier. This post will focus on automating next step interaction with the lead after “vetting the lead” and checking them off to send the next steps in Airtable. This blog series can be visualized in video form by watching the webinar linked at the end of the blog.

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Netlify Lambda Functions

Netlify Lambda Functions let you deploy serverless Lambda functions without an AWS account. Your serverless functions are version-controlled, built, and deployed along with the rest of your Netlify site, and Netlify automatically handles service discovery through their built-in API gateway.

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Spark and Cassandra For Machine Learning: Data Pre-processing

Machine learning is increasingly becoming a part of companies’ business platforms. In order to make full use of machine learning in our business platforms, we will need a tool with similar characteristics to our database tools. It needs to be distributed and scale-able, and integrate near seamlessly with our data store. In this post, we will learn about how to perform machine learning using Apache Spark and Cassandra, while also learning more about machine learning in general.

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Lead Tracking System with Tilda, Zapier, and Airtable: Demo Part One

This is Part 2 in our Lead Tracking System with Tilda, Zapier, and Airtable blog series. In Part 1 of this series, we gave an introduction to Tilda, and in this blog, we will use Tilda to create a site with a form that will send it’s data to Airtable via Zapier. This blog series can be visualized in video form by watching the webinar linked at the end of the blog.

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