Links of the week

  1. git standup -d 1000 via
  2. Free ssl with let’s encrypt with nginx
  3. Still valid

Links of the week

  1. ECMAScript 6: -> Compatibility of your javascript with ES6. I use Google Chrome Canary (currently 97% compatible).
  2. -> picture polyfill. Deliver appropriate image size based on client conditions (screensize, viewport, etc).
  3. lsof -i :22
  4. SSL is not an option. How to achieve A+ score
  5. Convert crt to pfx: openssl pkcs12 -export -out -inkey -in>

JavaScript – the most popular OS

No one writes JavaScript anymore. They write Jquery (Jake Weary)

 OS (traditional) Javascript (OS)
 Memory Management Garbage Collector
 Graphics Subsystems  HTML/Css, Canvas, Web GL, Audio, Video
 Storage Cookies, IndexedDb, File API
 Security  Sandbox, SSL, CORS
 Threading Web Workers
 Events DOM Events, Callbacks
 Network WebSockets, XHR, Offline, Realtime
API Geolocation, Sensors


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MD5 encryption – with Linq

Here is a nice piece of code to do MD5 encryption. Click here for the original source code.

Add host header to IIS programatically

More details here