Siege is an http load testing and benchmarking utility. It was designed to let web developers measure their code under duress, to see how it will stand up to load on the internet. Siege supports basic authentication, cookies, HTTP, HTTPS and FTP protocols. It lets its user hit a server with a configurable number of simulated clients. Those clients place the server “under siege.”
Create Apps with No Configuration | React https://facebook.github.io/react/blog/2016/07/22/create-apps-with-no-configuration.html
EFS lets you create POSIX-compliant file systems and attach them to one or more of your EC2 instances via NFS. The file system grows and shrinks as necessary (there’s no fixed upper limit and you can grow to petabyte scale) and you don’t pre-provision storage space or bandwidth. You pay only for the storage that you use.
We’ve been waiting for this. Managing our own NFS is a bit of a pain.
Let’s talk about Basic Auth:
- It’s a well and clearly defined specification.
- It’s been around since ~1996.
- It’s super simple.
Here’s the short version of how it works.
Making Lemons into Lemonade: Libraries and the Challenge of the Website Transition | LLRX.com http://www.llrx.com/features/making-lemons-into-lemonade-libraries-and-the-challenge-of-the-website-transition.htm
An interactive viewer to see and test how digital products respond to material design breakpoints across desktop, mobile, and tablet.
Basically Resizer is a website that lets you look at how your responsive design is going to look across multiple screens. It provides instant access to a number of different screen sizes and orientations in a way that is a lot less fussy than resizing browser windows. Give it a try and enter the address of any website to see how the layout responds at different break points.
The Biggest list of 35 FREE UX Books | user experience design, ux and usability blog – keepitusable http://www.keepitusable.com/blog/?p=2291&utm_content=buffer8fa6f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer
For complex interactive apps and sites showing visitors how to use the site is always tricky. Intro.js can help by allowing you to create interactive tours that demonstrate how the app works. The tours are always available through an icon in the navigation.
Source: PhantomJS | PhantomJS
What is Let’s Encrypt?
Basically, it’s a way to get a quick x509 certificate for your server without knowing much about what is a x509 certificate:
Let’s Encrypt Overview – http://www.cryptologie.net/article/274/lets-encrypt-overview/