WWW dev

FIDO Alliance and W3C have a plan to kill the password | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/10/fido-alliance-and-w3c-have-a-plan-to-kill-the-password/ This looks interesting. By now it’s crystal clear to just about everyone that the password is a weak form of authentication but used a lot. Today, two standards bodies, FIDO and W3C announced a way that looks better, a new password free protocol for the web called WebAuthn. The major browser makers including Google,

Font Psychology: What The Marketing Posters For Netflix’s Top 50 Shows Can Teach Us – Venngage

https://venngage.com/blog/font-psychology/ The promotional poster might have more to do with it than you realize. Specifically…the TV show’s title font. You may have heard about color psychology before. But have you heard of font psychology? So when it comes time to design an ad, or a product label, or a logo, put some thought into the

Know how RESTful your API is: An Overview of the Richardson Maturity Model – RHD Blog

https://developers.redhat.com/blog/2017/09/13/know-how-restful-your-api-is-an-overview-of-the-richardson-maturity-model/ Let’s say we designed a REST API. How do we know how much Restful API is? Some developers call it “Not Restful API”, some call it “Partially Restful API”, for some, it is “Fully Restful API”, and for some “It is not REST API at all or they call it SOAP based web service”.

The web will soon be a little safer with TLS 1.3

https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/23/the-web-will-soon-be-a-little-safer-with-the-approval-of-this-new-security-standard Transport Layer Security version 1.3 promises to make encrypted connections on the web faster and more resistant to snooping. The approval of TLS 1.3 has been long in coming for four years. The IETF approval is a big step towards the standard being adopted by big companies, web services, and other, higher-level standards. You

How GDPR Will Change The Way You Develop — Smashing Magazine

https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2018/02/gdpr-for-web-developers/ Europe’s imminent privacy overhaul means that we all have to become more diligent about what data we collect, how we collect it, and what we do with it. In our turbulent times, these privacy obligations are about ethics as well as law. Web developers have a major role to play here. After all, healthy

Mosaic’s birthday: 25 years of the modern web | ZDNet

http://www.zdnet.com/article/mosaics-birthday-25-years-of-the-modern-web/ The first popular web browser was Mosaic. Mosaic’s first beta was released for Unix operating systems running X Window on January 23, 1993. It wasn’t the first graphical web browser. That honor goes to ViolaWWW, although some argue the even more obscure Erwise should get the credit for being the first web browser. I