Category: security

Making Your Website Faster and Safer with Cloudflare

Cloudflare is an industry leader in the content-delivery space, reducing load and speeding up millions of websites. What is peculiar about this provider is that it didn’t start as speed-up/performance tool, but was instead born from Project Honeypot, which was conceived as a spam and hacking protection service. ...

Quick Wins For Improving Performance And Security Of Your Website

    When it comes to building and maintaining a website, one has to take a ton of things into consideration. However, in an era when people want to see results fast, while at the same time knowing that their information online is sec...

User Authentication For Web And iOS Apps With AWS Cognito (Part 2)

    In today’s digital landscape, developers constantly need to be adding new tools to remain competitive and at the top of their craft. If you regularly create new web or mobile applications, then Amazon Cognito is a powerful...

Are Bitwise Operators Still Relevant in Modern PHP?

Many of you probably scratched your heads reading this title. “Bitwhat?” In this article, we’ll look at what bitwise operators are, and whether or not their use is still relevant in this modern age of computing. Example Use Case I’d been trying to really understand bitwise operators for a long ...

User Authentication For Web And iOS Apps With AWS Cognito (Part 1)

    Developers and organizations alike are looking for a way to have more agility with mobile solutions. There is a desire to decrease the time from idea to test. As a developer, I often run up against one hurdle that can slow down t...

The iOS 10.3 Security Alert Is Killing App Store Downloads: Here’s How To Fix It

    In its move to patch a security hole as part of the iOS 10.3 release, Apple has introduced (yet) another redirection mechanism that developers must handle when attempting to implement mobile deep-link routing (i.e. the mechanism ...

The iOS 10.3 Security Alert Is Killing App Store Downloads: Here’s How To Fix It

    In its move to patch a security hole as part of the iOS 10.3 release, Apple has introduced (yet) another redirection mechanism that developers must handle when attempting to implement mobile deep-link routing (i.e. the mechanism ...

The iOS 10.3 Security Alert Is Killing App Store Downloads: Here’s How To Fix It

    In its move to patch a security hole as part of the iOS 10.3 release, Apple has introduced (yet) another redirection mechanism that developers must handle when attempting to implement mobile deep-link routing (i.e. the mechanism ...

How to Defend Your Website with Zip Bombs

If you have ever hosted a website or even administrated a server, you’ll be very well aware of bad people trying bad things with your stuff. When I first hosted my own little linux box with SSH access at age 13, I read through the logs daily and reported the IPs (mostly from China and Russia) who tried to connect...

Poka Yoke – Saving Projects with Hyper-Defensive Programming

When working in a medium to large team on the same codebase, it can sometimes become hard to understand each other’s code and how to use it. Various solutions exist to help with this. For example, you can agree to follow a set of coding standards to make the code more readable for each other, or use a framework t...