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    Continue Download with cURL

    One of the most useful but least talked about utilities a developer has at their disposal is cURL.  The cURL command line utility has been so amazing that Chrome lets you copy requests as cURL from the developer tools Requests panel.  cURL lets you post form data, follow redirects,

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    Conference Giveaways:  Fluent Conference and Velocity Conference!

    Two of O'Reilly's amazing conferences are about to hit San Jose:  Fluent and Velocity.  Each conference is taking place in San Jose, CA from June 19-22.  You'll learn a ton from the amazing speakers, network with developers like yourself, and have the opportunity to get...

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    Phabricator AphrontRequest / Save Error Fix

    Working on Phabricator extensions has thrust me back into the world of PHP, a language I had only touched via WordPress plugins and blog themes over the past few years.  Despite being away from the language, I was able to jump back in fairly quickly and felt...

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    Image Security with Cloudinary

    When developers think about security within their web apps, seldom does image security top the list; not because securing media isn't important, of course, but because media security isn't always easy.  Some will even tell you that media security isn't important, but if you want to keep media owner...

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    The  Most Efficient Web Tools & Services

    We are happy to present you a showcase of the most efficient web tools & services for 2017. We all know that there are many solutions on the market but who has time and money to test them all? That’s why we’ve written this post. Improve...

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    Fix Bash Error in Docker

    I really enjoy working with Docker because it gives me more insight into creating and maintaining your own environments, mostly from scratch.  I instantly gained a greater appreciation for Ops engineers, package creators, and other engineers who work on low level software.  I think what I'm trying to say is that...

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    Create Auth Tokens with PHP

    Working with OAuth and similar authentication protocols requires the use of temporary tokens which represent unique handshakes between multiple web services.  These tokens must be unique, securely stored, and the longer, the better. Since I've been out of the PHP game for a while, I was researching how to...

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    PHP: Get POST JSON

    My recent work at Mozilla has me creating an OAuth-like authentication transaction between Bugzilla and Phabricator.  This task has thrust me back into the world of PHP, a language I haven't touched much (since version ~5.2) outside of creating WordPress themes and plugins for this blog.  Coming back to a...

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    Command Line Polling

    In an ideal world, we wouldn't have to poll for anything; we would always have events to trigger other functions.  This isn't an ideal world, however, so it's important to know how to poll in multiple programming languages.  I've covered JavaScript polling (with and without...

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    Serve a Directory with Ruby

    Quickly serving a directory using PHP, Node.js, or Python allows for quick testing with as little hassle as possible.  Imagine having to stand up apache or another server just to serve a directory -- gross!  Since I had touched the three important languages, I looked to...