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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