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ProseMirror Guide

“This guide describes the various concepts used in the library, and how they relate to each other. To get a complete picture of the system, it is recommended to go through it in the order it is presented in, at least up to the view component section.”


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JWT Authentication Best Practices

“Microservices are a great tool when it comes to designing scalable and extensible architectures. They can be used to encapsulate different behaviors or responsibilities in a way that not a lot of other architecture paradigms can represent.”


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I learned to love the Same-Origin Policy

“I spent a good chunk of my work life this year trying (in collaboration with the amazing Noam Rosenthal) to standardize a new web platform feature: a way to modify the intrinsic size and resolution of images. And hey! We did it! But boy, was it ever a learning experience.”


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Automatic Social Share Images

“Every time I write a new blog post, I share it to Twitter. And, if I’m being honest, these tweets usually look pretty boring. Here’s the tweet for last month’s blog post. When I built my post template I added the most basic tags like author, description, and keywords.”


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htop explained

For the longest time I did not know what everything meant in htop. I thought that load average 1.0 on my two core machine means that the CPU usage is at 50%. That’s not quite right. And also, why does it say 1.0?

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Front-end JavaScript performance

“Nearly every website uses JavaScript, so JavaScript performance is a growing topic in modern front-end development. In this post we’ll introduce common performance pitfalls and discuss how to detect and avoid them. We’ll focus on JavaScript execution and other CPU processing that results from it.”


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Introducing the new Serverless LAMP stack

“This is the first in a series of posts for PHP developers. The series will explain how to use serverless technologies with PHP. It covers the available tools, frameworks and strategies to build serverless applications, and why now is the right time to start.”


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