A few web servers that I’ve needed to access for work have blocked my connection when connecting via tethering to my phone internet (T-Mobile). To get around this, I used an SSH tunnel as a SOCKS proxy for my web traffic.Continue reading post "SSH tunnel as “poor mans” VPN"
I made it through the first week of working from home during this virus-caused lockdown.Continue reading post "#2746"
To make use of the short domain I bought recently (macn.me), I came up with the concept of a business card-like intro landing page.Continue reading post "Short domain intro card"
In the interest of progressive enhancement, my site doesn’t force browsers to connect over HTTPS unless they demonstrate support for it.Continue reading post "Forcing HTTPS and progressive enhancement"
The tenth annual, and my ninth, Cleveland GiveCamp started today.Continue reading post "Cleveland GiveCamp 2019: day one"
I’ve upgraded my site from Symfony version 3 to 4, without using Symfony Flex. I didn’t upgrade so much for new features, but mainly to be up to date, especially with Symfony 5 not far off.Continue reading post "Upgrade Symfony 3 to 4 without Flex"
Today, I learned that
display: block on a
<summary> element removes the disclosure triangle in Firefox.
Looking at a page discussing the code of the first web browser (WorldWideWeb), I noticed a line designating port 2784 as
OLD_TCP_PORT. After looking into it a bit more, I determined that this was the port used for the web until port 80 was officially designated in January of 1992.
I think I am going to let my .us domains expire due to the lack of whois privacy.Continue reading post "#2177"