A few days ago, I was wondering how I could get people updated about a small organization a friend of mine and I made, called Harker Hackers. I wanted to get our users notified about blogs, announcements, and updates to our essential services.
I was thinking of creating something that takes user’s emails, sends them a verification email, and stores their emails in a database. Think about, for example, Twitter. When you create an account, an email gets sent to you. You click a button from there, which opens another link that automatically creates your account. I always found this…
The News Archives API is a super simple application programming interface that allows anyone to get news of the past.
In my house, many newspapers of historical events are stuffed into my garage cabinets, like papers from 9/11, presidential elections of 2008, ’12, and ’16, the first quarantines from covid-19, and much more. These are stored so that in, say, ten years, I can see what was the news on this very important day. Maybe even in hundreds of years, someone will come across my former garage and get a primary source of world-changing events from my time (unlikely).
Using a database when making a discord bot is important for the following reasons:
In my case, I am making a simple discord bot that sends you GIFs. I want to have a record of who all is using the bot. Also, I want users to be able to see their recent commands. To make this possible, I used Rockset.
Here’s the GitHub repository for reference.
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