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Fixing upload filters...

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Here’s a thought experiment: how would I fix the upload filter law?

Reproducability

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Build environments, server setups should be reproducible, even 6 months down the line. How does this work?

The curious case of Interfaces

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Interfaces are like internal APIs for your code. So how should you create them?

Mandatory upload filters in the EU?

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A new EU proposal would mandate all online platforms to institute upload filters. Let’s talk about that.

LXC vs Docker

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LXC is the older of the two, but how do they compare? What’s the difference? Which one should you choose for your next project?

Structure your program based on Intent, not Architecture

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When reviewing code I often see folders like model, view, controller, form, etc. There is a way to make your folder names talk, but this ain’t it.

Injection vulnerabilities: Bobby Tables and Friends

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XSS, SQL injection, and other injection-class vulnerabilities can cause some serious damage. Let’s root them out!

Strong Opinions Weakly Held OR The Day I Bought Two Echo Devices

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Hello, I have an order for I.C. Wiener.

One Controller, One Action

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How many actions do you put in a controller? 5-6? 20? What would you say if I told you my limit is just one method?