Issue 82 — September 7, 2016
TLS Stats From 1.6 Billion Connections to Mozilla.org
Mozilla.org is a good target to evaluate client diversity because it receives traffic from all sorts of devices from all over the world.
Insomnia: A Good Looking REST Client for Mac, Windows and Linux
A simple yet powerful REST API Client with cookie management, environment variables, code generation, and authentication. Not open source but currently free.
Analyze a Site's Security with Mozilla's 'HTTP Observatory'
A set of tools to analyze your website and inform you if you’re using some of the many available methods to secure it.
Learn Modern Asynchronous Programming w/ Jed Borovik
Learn from Google and Flipboard alum Jed Borovik how callbacks interact with the event loop, implement your own generator-based control flow library, and see how to use ES7 async functions. Use "weekly2016" for 30% off
Serving The Web At Light-Speed: A 3 Part Series
The first in a series looking at tools and techniques to optimize your website for load speed.
Is HTTP Public Key Pinning 'Dead'?
“I fear that HTTP Public Key Pinning — a standard that was intended to bring public key pinning to the masses—might be dead.”
Speed Monitor: Website Performance Reports Sent to Slack
Uses the client-side
Navigation Timing API
and a script to send results to your Slack channel of choice.
GoReplay: Test Your System with Real Data
A ‘swiss army knife’ for testing web apps. Install GoReplay, ‘record’ your app’s traffic, then replay it later when testing/debugging.
Chrome Intervening Against 'document.write()'
Under certain circumstances, Chrome is blocking some external scripts that are using document.write() to improve performance.
Do you want to be part of one of NYC’s top enterprise startups? Datadog is growing fast, and we’re hiring a Web Ops Engineer to oversee our corporate sites.
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Container Camp UK - September 9th, 2016 (London, UK)
A community conference on the future of containers. Use
for £100 off.
Implementing a Serverless AWS IoT Backend with AWS Lambda and DynamoDB
A Technical DNS Primer
Waterfall Analysis: Digging Into Your Pingdom Requests
An indepth guide to optimizing WordPress with waterfall analysis if you use Pingdom.
Monitoring and Tuning the Linux Networking Stack: Receiving Data
Sounds a bit dry but is ultimately a very thorough in-depth guide to how the Linux kernel receives packets.
Free eBook: Intro to Docker Plugins
This free eBook will help you to get started creating Docker plugins with capabilities such as Authorization (Authz), VolumeDriver, NetworkDriver, and IpamDriver.
Debugging Why 'ping' Was Broken in Docker Images
How Elixir Helped Scale A Video User Profile Service for The Olympics
Elixir is an Erlang-based language with Ruby-esque syntax.
Stripping JPEG Metadata for Faster Images
JPEG images can store a lot of metadata.
Buildkite: Post-Mortem and Lessons Learned After Outage
A very honest play-by-play of a major outage.
Breaking In to a Hardened Server via the Back Door
A Simple Introduction to Microservices
Find and Fix App Errors Faster (and have fun doing it)
Quickly pinpoint what’s broken and why. Get the context and insights to defeat all software application errors.
AWS SDK for C++ Now Ready for Production Use
OARC's Open DNS Privacy Resolver Testbed
Want to test DNS over TLS? Here are two resolvers you can use.
mylg: A Network Diagnostic Tool
ping, trace, packet analysis, RIPE info, LAN discovery, and more in a single command line tool.
Mehrdad Arshad Rad
ZoneMTA: Modern Outbound SMTP Relay Built on Node.js and LevelDB
Still a work in progress.