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Github1s - Instantly Browse Projects on VSCode in Your Browser ⚡

February 10, 2021

2 minutes

Like $GME, Github1s is a project that seemingly blew up overnight (literally). Developed by @conwnet, this project aims to be an extremely fast way to load up any Github project in "one second" with the same feel as if you opened it up locally on…

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Extensions: Google Chrome's Soft Underbelly (Part 2)

February 07, 2021

10 minutes

In the previous post, I mainly went through the code to understand what was going on on a syntactic level. Now that I've done some actual runs let's see what this code does.2021 UpdateSince my last update, it seems that I was hit with a malicious…

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Extensions: Google Chrome's Soft Underbelly (Part 1)

January 07, 2021

16 minutes

Since Chrome v9, Chrome extensions have been a core part of the browser's functionality powered by the browser's comprehensive extensions API. The sheer size of the Chrome Web Store with over 190,000 extensions/web apps and over 1.2 billion installs…

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Finally Featured on ProductHunt — Lessons Learned

November 18, 2020

8 minutes

November 3rd, arguably the most important date in US history -- well only every 4 years. But this year, it is especially important. This year, the people metaphorically went out in droves to vote for their beliefs, for their families, and their…

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Pitfalls of the Singleton Bean

October 11, 2020

12 minutes

A Spring bean. Sounds relatively harmless, doesn't it? What if I told you that this could be the source of many headaches in web servers, especially if you are new to Spring development. However, if you're a more seasoned Java developer, then you…

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