Yoramk Digital Life

Yoram Kornatzky

Software Architect & Engineer Open Source, Web, Cloud, Server, Auctions, Marketplaces, Digital Transformation, Mobile, Blockchain

Seed a Laravel Application with Media Files

Laravel-medialibrary is a Laravel package for associating all sorts of files with Eloquent models. We have an Auction model that uses the library to associate an image with each object, namespace App\Models; use Illuminate\Database\Eloquent\Factories\HasFactory; use Illuminate\Database\Eloquen...

Constructing a Multi-Step Form in React with Hooks

For all of you Bootstrap, developers who need to construct a multi-step form in React, here is this simple one. It was built with Create React App and uses React Hooks and Bootstrap 4. It displays a linear progress bar at the top. The user fills the details in stages, followed by GDPR informatio...

Using NFC with Cordova Mobile Apps

Why NFC Tags? NFC Tags are used extensively in agri-tech, warehouse, and logistics operations to track real-life objects. With COVID-19, contactless technology has acquired importance in commercial and consumer applications. We see a need to scan NFC tags with mobile applications beyond the abov...

Connect a Barcode Scanner to an Electron Desktop App

Electron is a cross-platform framework for building desktop apps with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. In agricultural, industrial, and logistics integrated facilities, such desktop apps often need to read information from barcodes and QR codes printed on real-life physical objects. Such barcodes a...

Storing and Presenting Dates and Times in a Web Application

In an online auction project, the users were spread in a variety of time zones. Each had to see the accurate time for the end of the auction, while some users would create auctions from the web page. This required us to juggle timezones at the front-end and the backend. Dates, Times, and Time Zo...

An Auction System Needs a Central Clock

An Auction Runs by A Clock An auction system either live or timed runs by the clock. In a live auction, one often runs calls on a bid according to a clock. In a timed auction, you start and end an auction by the clock, and you show the users a countdown timer. Browser Times Cannot Be Trusted In ...

The Pure Laravel Playbook

It used to be the case that when you program a Laravel project, you program in PHP within the Laravel framework, and then have Vue.js or some other front-end framework at the front-end. The rise of the TALL stack - Tailwind CSS, Alpine.js, LiveWire, Laravel - has grossly diminished the role of f...

A New Software Agency for Auctions and Marketplaces

Starting a new software agency for constructing auctions and marketplaces. Working together with my long-time collaborator Grzegorz Bukat. Focusing on servicing European customers. The agency is based in Tel-Aviv and Warsaw. For information, REAL TIME AUCTIONS For inquiries, send me a message

Printing from an Electron Application

Electron is a framework for building cross-platform desktop applications using web technologies. In an Electron application, we wanted to print a report from an application screen. Additionally, we wanted to save the report as a PDF file. While the report was based on the data rendered on the scr...

Metcalfe’s Law in Referral Networks

A polished version of this article was published in Medium by 2key Network 2key Network 2key Network is a blockchain-based referral network intended to reward referrers through smart contracts. Referrals progress through the network thanks to people sharing them through their regular browsers. Th...