Understanding Encryption Protocols: Bringing HTTP Strict-Transport...

Saturday Jul 30, 2016 (30 days ago) · 4 minutes read

Recently I've become fascinated by the encryption protocols behind HTTPS, and a recent blog post from the Google security team steered my eyes towards the HTTP Strict-Transport Security Header (HSTS). On a high-level, HSTS is a security mechanism employed by web servers to protect against protocol downgrade attacks and cookie hijacking. What...

Terminal Velocity: Enhance Your Command Line Experience With HyperTerm

Thursday Jul 28, 2016 (1 month ago) · 2 minutes read

I love the terminal. So much so that up to 90% of my work is done within its borders. It's one of the most productive tools in a developers toolkit. In a world of IDEs, the terminal can have a tendency to fade into the background; monitoring builds and running processes behind...

Becoming a Generalist: How Burning Out Changed the Way I Work

Wednesday Jun 01, 2016 (2 months ago) · 3 minutes read

Great teams are built on the principles of learning and collaboration and you’ll often find developers that have a deep understanding of design principles, and designers that aren’t afraid to sit in front of an editor and hack away. Generalists, in the web design world are a unique mixture of...

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