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The Art of Invisibility book

The Art of Invisibility ( US | UK | IT ) is the latest book of Kevin Mitnick, one of the world's most notorious hacker. Despite what you may think, this book is not an highly technical book. Not at all. In fact, the Art of Invisibility takes a very informative approach: it documents the thousands of ways that …

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Written by Simone Carletti - - Aggregated on Sunday January 7, 2018


How I use StackOverflow

I consider myself an active StackOverflow user, despite my activity tends to vary depending on my daily workload. I joined StackOverflow in 2009 and, at the time of writing (December 2016), I have a reputation of 124k and I'm ranked in the top 300 users. Every once in a while programmers ask me questions such …

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Written by Simone Carletti - - Aggregated on Tuesday December 27, 2016


9 years of 1Password

A couple of days ago I was cleaning up my 1Password primary vault, and I came across some of entries dated 2008. In the software industry, 8 years it's quite a long period for a software adoption, and a question popped into my head: how long have I been using 1Password for? It turns out the answer is 9 years, as …

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Written by Simone Carletti - - Aggregated on Tuesday November 8, 2016


Running PHP with Caddy server on Mac OSX

A few days ago I had to work on a small PHP script. Several years ago I used to be a PHP developer , but these days I'm using different programming languages and I had to setup my Mac OS from scratch. Since I wanted a simple and portable solution with a very low impact on my machine, I decided to use Caddy server …

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Written by Simone Carletti - - Aggregated on Friday May 20, 2016


Things you want to know about Let's Encrypt

Let's Encrypt is a new certificate authority that entered the internet scene at the end of 2015 . Let's Encrypt is not simply another certificate authority , if for no other reason than the certificates are free, whereas the vast majority of existing certificate authorities sell SSL/TLS certificates for a price …

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Written by Simone Carletti - - Aggregated on Monday February 1, 2016


Using cURL with HTTP/2 on Mac OS X

cURL is one of the most powerful tool for testing HTTP requests and responses. Most developers use curl to interact with HTTP APIs or to test a website. Starting from version 7.43.0 cURL (and libcurl ) supports HTTP/2 . You can perform a request using the HTTP/2 protocol passing the --http2 flag: ➜ …

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Written by Simone Carletti - - Aggregated on Sunday January 24, 2016