Our Favourite Blog Posts from February
Thanks to the snow, there were lot of opportunities to sit down,
relax and have a read through the technology blogs. Here are some
of the most interesting picks.
Welcoming Progressive Web Apps to Microsoft Edge and Windows
Although native mobile apps still have advantages over web
applications, improving browser support for PWAs is slowly shifting
the scales. On top of that, Microsoft are pushing them to their
Store as a first-class app citizens in the next version of
A new experiment: Browser-based web apps with .NET and Blazor -
In this really exciting experiment, Roth uses the WebAssembly
technology to run an application built with C# and .NET on the
browser. While this is not a production ready stack by any means,
these real-life examples show the power of WebAssembly, which is
definitely something to keep an eye on this year.
Protect your site from Cryptojacking with CSP + SRI - Scott
Scott Helme explains how the recent Cryptojacking attack was
able to infect thousands of sites by targeting a CDN. He also shows
how this type of attack can be prevented using Subresource
Integrity (as long as your browser supports SRI).
Everything Easy is Hard Again - Frank Chimero
The pace of change in web development requires a lot to keep up
with. Chimero argues that from a web designer's perspective, those
changes aren't always purposeful, and are a major source of
confusion for both experienced and newly entered designers.
programming fail - Nicholas Kariniemi
improving - the
latest version 2.7 of TypeScript was released just over a month
ago - they can't provide the same level of trust than languages
with strong typing or immutables.
And of course, this happened:
For our March round up, we are keen to hear your suggestions! If
you run into an interesting blog post, send us a link @TeamCodify.