All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘web’

Imagine no SSL encryption, it’s scary if you try


Some sound advice. To test a website, you do not need to put in the port number. The test will default to port 443 (HTTPS). So I was able to test by just using “” in the form. At the time I tested, dreamhost had not updated to the fixed version of OpenSSL, and so the test reported it …

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Newsblur, my new RSS reader


When I wrote this post about RSS readers, a couple of weeks ago, a friend insisted that I should try NewsBlur as well. I always avoided this service, developed by Samuel Clay, mainly because I did not like the homepage (I know, this does not sound serious, but bear with me). The couple of times I actually checked the demo, it looked so messy …

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RSS Readers


RSS (and Atom) feeds are still the primary way of reading technical news for me. I never managed to like apps like Flipboard, or to use Twitter lists for this. RSS readers give me much more flexibility in organizing the stream of news, and making sure I don’t miss anything important to me. As everybody else, I was on Google …

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RSS Feeds now available on Photo-app


I had not done any visible work on photo-app for a while (although I pushed a couple of performance releases to significantly improve performance, and I plan to do more in this area); thanks to the suggestion of one of the best photographers on, Jochen Spalding, I have added RSS feeds last weekend (to be precise what I have …

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Photo-app, two month after


I released the first version of photo-app on June 30, 2013 (announced with this post). Since then, I have added quite some features and fixed all known bugs: in less than two months, I have deployed exactly 152 new versions of the app (yes, I do not advertize every single release!) Some history I started working on photo-app because I …

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