Swagger Ain’t REST – is that OK?

If you’ve spent much time with me, you’ve undoubtedly heard me ramble on at length about linked data. And in those conversations, you’ve likely heard me say something to the effect of “linked data is REST”. However, I haven’t really spent much time talking about REST by itself – especially considering the amount of importance […]

BDSM JS Server Mocks

  28 Sep 2016 on javascript | web Introducing BDSM (Based on a true story) We had a problem The frontend team was way way (way) ahead of the server team. More than half the APIs we needed weren’t done and the delays kept piling on. And this wasn’t new either, as the backend teams […]

How it feels to learn Javascript in 2016

Edit: Thanks for pointing typos and mistakes, I’ll update the article as noted. Discussion in HackerNews and Reddit. The following is inspired by the article “It’s the future” from Circle CI. You can read the original here. This piece is just an opinion, and like any JavaScript framework, it shouldn’t be taken too seriously. No JavaScript frameworks were created […]

The target=”_blank” vulnerability by example

Edit: Instagram has fixed this issue, presumably because of this article. Facebook and Twitter still have not. I used Instagram as the prime example, but the main takeaway is that the target=”_blank” vulnerability is extremely common. The individual web developer should guard against it and the browsers should consider modifying this behavior. If you use […]