WWW dev

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


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

WWW at 30

Today is the 30rd anniversary of the public release of the World Wide Web project thst had been under development since 1989. Its original homepage still exists! http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html

Web mobile app simply

Here is a simple method to convert ePanorama.net electronics component data search tool to “mobile app” for Android phone: 1. Go to https://www.epanorama.net/cgi-bin/semi.cgi?keyword= on your mobile browser. 2. Select from your broser menu to create an icon to your smart phone start screen. 3. Now you have an icon that starts this web app as