Android 9 Updates Begin For Google Phones
The newest version of the Android OS “Pie” has started to roll out to Google Pixel and Pixel 2 devices. The Essential Phone may be the first non-Google phone to see this update. Many other devices are said to be receiving the update before the end of fall — these devices participated in the Beta program may…
The History of Web Programming (Up To 2014)
David Kopec shared an excerpt from his 2014 book, Dart for Absolute Beginners. It includes his “speculation, suppositions, and opinions” about the technologies and programming languages from the beginning of the internet until the publishing of his book.
10 Things Ryan Dahl Regrets About Node.js (Video)
Helpful Git Commands
I have put together a Gist with a helpful quick reference to common Git commands, as well as some less known but extremely useful ones.
PHP in 2018 (Video)
The creator of PHP, Rasmus Lerdorf, talks about his original intentions for the scripting language and the substantial improvements that have been made since version 7.0.
The Benefits Of The Cloud
I have recently made the switch from dedicated server hosting to cloud hosting with Amazon Web Services. The customization and scalability is excellent. Customizing your own virtual private cloud opens up all kinds of options and allows for greater security as well. From hosting a single static website to a large company intranet isolated from the…
When Relying On Other Peoples’ Code Goes Wrong
Thousands of projects adversely but temporarily affected by the deletion of an NPM package.
Akamai Helps GitHub Survive The Largest Recorded DDoS Attack – 1.3 Tbps
It was interesting to hear of a massive DDoS that Akamai Prolexic seemingly effortlessly mitigated for its customer, GitHub, on February 28th. The 1.3 Terabits per second attack was mitigated in less than 15-20 minutes and was the largest ever recorded in history.