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A Brief History of Wi-Fi Security Protocols from “Oh My, That’s Bad” to WPA3

Thanks to upcoming developments in Wi-Fi, all of us connectivity-heads out there can look forward to getting familiar with new 802.11 protocols in the near future. Ars took a deep look at what's on the horizon last fall, but readers seemed to have a clear request in response—the time had come to...
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TensorFlow.js: Machine Learning for the Web and Beyond

TensorFlow.js: machine learning for the web and beyond Smilkov et al., SysML’19 If machine learning and ML models are to pervade all of our applications and systems, then they’d better go to where the applications are rather than the other way round. Increasingly, that means JavaScript – both in...
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Unencrypted HTTP sessions are wide open to abuse; lock them down with Let's Encrypt.

Protect Your Websites with Let's Encrypt

Learn how to use Let's Encrypt in this tutorial from our archives. Back in the bad old days, setting up basic HTTPS with a certificate authority cost as much as several hundred dollars per year, and the process was difficult and error-prone to set up. Now we have Let's Encrypt for free, and the...
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How to Write Your First Node.js App in Linux

Web development trends have changed drastically over the last few years and as a web developer, to be at the top of your game, it’s important to stay updated with latest technologies. JavaScript is the current trending programming language out there; it is without doubt the most popular technology...
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How Facebook Made a Universal Open Source Language for the Web

A more flexible alternative called Graph Query Language, developed by Facebook, is spreading fast and has won over companies ranging from GitHub to Audi. GraphQL is heavily inspired by another language called Facebook Query Language, which in turn was based on Structured Query Language, the well-...
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Jack looks at five options to meet your minimal web browsing needs.

5 Minimal Web Browsers for Linux

There are so many reasons to enjoy the Linux desktop. One reason I often state up front is the almost unlimited number of choices to be found at almost every conceivable level. From how you interact with the operating system (via a desktop interface), to how daemons run, to what tools you use, you...
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Envoy and gRPC-Web: A Fresh New Alternative to REST

gRPC-Web is a JavaScript client library that enables web applications to interact with backend gRPC services using Envoy instead of a custom HTTP server as an intermediary. Last week, the gRPC team announced the GA release of gRPC-Web on the CNCF blog after nearly two years of active development....
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These simple steps can go a long way toward improving your online security.

5 Easy Tips for Linux Web Browser Security

If you use your Linux desktop and never open a web browser, you are a special kind of user. For most of us, however, a web browser has become one of the most-used digital tools on the planet. We work, we play, we get news, we interact, we bank… the number of things we do via a web browser far...
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What Is the MEAN Stack? JavaScript Web Applications

Most anyone who has developed web applications knows the acronym LAMP, which is used to describe web stacks made with Linux, Apache (web server), MySQL (database server), and PHP, Perl, or Python (programming language). Another web-stack acronym has come to prominence in the last few years: MEAN—...
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Tim Berners-Lee Introduces "Solid" Decentralized Identity Platform

​Solid is a new decentralized identity platform from WWW Creator Tim Berners-Lee which provides a mechanism for users to own and better control the usage of their data. With several large companies trusted with large amounts of user data, and with several high profile data breaches and misuses of...
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