WWW dev

HTML, The Programming Language

HTML is not a programming language. As its name indicates (Hypertext Markup Language), it’s a markup language used for creating and structuring content on the web. This funny project wanted to turn HTML to a programming language: HTML, The Programming Language https://html-lang.org/ HTML, the programming language, is a practical, turing-complete[1], stack-based programming language based on

Green code and green IT

Digitalization and software have made our lives easier and made our operations many times more efficient over the past decades. Data centers consume two to three percent of the planet’s total electricity usage now. It has considerable CO2 footprint. Various ICT solutions are responsible for 4–10 percent of annual electricity consumption and 3–5 percent of

Interesting maps

Openstreetmap OpenStreetMap is the free wiki world map. https://www.openstreetmap.org/ Why use OpenStreetMap instead of Google Maps? Customization: OSM is highly customizable, allowing developers to tailor the map to their specific needs, while Google Maps and Apple Maps have more limited customization options. Data ownership: OSM is built and maintained by a community of contributors, which

GDPR has made web annoying?

The tyranny of GDPR popups and the websites failing to adapt get me to feeling that The GDPR is Annoying and Ineffective. Too often The practical effect of GDPR seems to me that I have to click away about half a dozen consent popups every day. Sometimes a cookie warning in addition to that. Those

25 years of XML

XML is now 25 years old. You probably missed the XML standard on the 10th of February 1998 (design work started 1996; 27 years ago), but it’s almost certain that XML has touched your life in many ways. The idea of one strictly compliant universal markup language to rule them all was extremely interesting in

End of IE is here

With IE, Microsoft caused great damage to the Web. I’m happy to see it finally go. You probably won’t miss IE much as a result, but it’s still hard to ignore the program’s impact and its flaws. Microsoft ends Internet Explorer support in Windows 10 tomorrow It’s the end of an era you probably won’t

OWASP updates top 10

OWASP updates top 10 vulnerability ranking for first time since 2017 https://www.zdnet.com/article/owasp-updates-top-10-vulnerability-ranking-for-first-time-since-2017/ “Nonprofit foundation Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) has released an updated draft of its ranking of the top 10 vulnerabilities, the first changes to the list since November 2017.” The list is available on-line at https://owasp.org/Top10/ Maybe the most significant change in

Gamepad and Joystick Tester

I had some old game controllers that plug to USB port that I wanted to test. How to test game controllers connected to a PC? Preferably without installing new app I would be just using few times and forget to my PC. Nowadays you can test the joystick using web browser thanks to HTML 5

Metaverse

Since the late 1970s and early 1980s, many of those in the technology community have imagined a future state of, if not quasi-successor to, the Internet – called the “Metaverse”. Metverse is a vision of the future networking that sounds fantastical. The Metaverse is a collective virtual shared space[1] including the sum of all virtual