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Kaitai Web IDE on Windows and Linux

A Guide to Kaitai Web IDE This post is a continuation of my previous post about Kaitai Struct DSL language for description of binary data formats. This post will describe how to download Kaitai Web IDE and run it locally as a web application and  also how to build and run it. Prerequisites If you are interested to run Kaitai ...

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WebRTC Leak Prevent Example

In this post, we will discuss what WebRTC Leak is and how to mitigate the risks posed by it. WebRTC is a set of APIs that allow peer to peer connections without the need of a relaying server in between. Without an intermediary in between, this connection allows real-time communications between the peers. Since the concern was raised about leak ...

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Does GraphQL Reduce the Need for Documentation?

Before we begin, note that this post isn’t intended as an introduction to GraphQL. For a beginner’s guide, I suggest Derek Haynes’ Codeship post or howtographql.com. As a technical writer, I was intrigued by the claim that GraphQL reduces the time you need to spend on documenting an API and reduces the amount of documentation your application needs. I wanted ...

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Three Productive Go Patterns to Put on Your Radar

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Partitioning Behavior of DynamoDB

This is the third part of a three-part series on working with DynamoDB. The previous article, Querying and Pagination with DynamoDB, focuses on different ways you can query in DynamoDB, when to choose which operation, the importance of choosing the right indexes for query flexibility, and the proper way to handle errors and pagination. As discussed in the first article, ...

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Why JWTs Suck as Session Tokens

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Get Up and Running with Azure CLI

Azure CLI provides you with one of the most convenient ways to work with Microsoft Azure resources. Here’s how to get up and running and how to use it most efficiently. As the name CLI says (Command Line Interface), Azure CLI allows you to execute Azure commands from any command line. Because it’s written in Node.js, it’s not tied to ...

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