Testing client certificates with Curl

Posted on November 21, 2016 in Uncategorized

One way some websites insure secure communication between web clients and the web server is with mutual authentication. This is where the requestor or client must prove their identity to the server by supplying a valid, known SSL certificate. The server must also provide a valid certificate to the client …

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What is SPDY?

Posted on April 11, 2011 in Uncategorized


The SPDY project defines and implements an application-layer protocol for the web which greatly reduces latency. The high-level goals for SPDY are:

* To target a 50% reduction in page load time. Our preliminary results have come close to this target (see below).
* To minimize …

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How Digg works - New Digg Technology Blog

Posted on September 30, 2008 in Uncategorized

We often get asked how Digg works from a technology perspective, so wanted to shed some insight on this with our first post from the newly-launched technology blog. We
’ll be posting regularly to give you a peek at what’s under the hood from the Digg development teams.

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SSH and SCP: Howto, tips & tricks

Posted on September 17, 2008 in Uncategorized

A basic tutorial about the Linux commands ssh and scp. It features explanation about the syntax, the possibilities and the differences between the two. It also features some tips and tricks that'll come in handy when working with these programs.

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What You Need To Know About Amazon SimpleDB

Posted on June 02, 2008 in Uncategorized

Announced today, Amazon SimpleDB is an amazingly simple, highly available, fast, massively scalable, on-demand, schema-free database cluster built in the same spirit as Amazon S3 and EC2. Check out this article and see what you can do with it.

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Songbirdnest.com | Songbird Media Player

Posted on February 07, 2008 in Uncategorized

Play music. Play the Web. Powered by Mozilla

Songbird is a desktop media player mashed-up with the Web. Songbird is committed to playing the music you want, from the sites you want, on the devices you want, challenging the conventions of discovery, purchase, consumption and …

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XP Run Commands / Short Cuts :1 - The New Tech

Posted on October 04, 2007 in Uncategorized

Windows XP Home / Pro Run Commands and Short Cuts

How To - Click Start, Click Run and enter the command Click OK

Run commands

Calc - Calculator
Cfgwiz32 - ISDN Configuration Wizard
Charmap - Character Map
Chkdisk - Repair damaged files
Cleanmgr - Cleans up hard drives …

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Making OpenID your -only- online profile

Posted on September 22, 2007 in Uncategorized

OpenID is the only sign-up you'll need in the future, but what about your profile? Sites you own or visit, people you know, etc. Alpha Dash is an idea about creating one online profile that would be totally yours and interchangeable with other services, using OpenID and microformats.

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Ultimate Web Development Cheat Sheets

Posted on August 27, 2007 in Uncategorized

So your sitting there on Saturday morning, sipping on a nice warm cup of coffee or tea, smell the freshness of the morning, and whipping up some html, CSS and trying out some new AJAX programming. Your stuck on something, you wish you had a quick cheat sheet to get …

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Official Google Blog: Controlling how search engines access and index your website

Posted on August 24, 2007 in Uncategorized

I'm often asked about how Google and search engines work. One key question is: how does Google know what parts of a website the site owner wants to have show up in search results? Can publishers specify that …

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