April 2017 Browser Tab Round-Up


Streamline Your App Creation Workflow With Over 57 Hours of Training In This Hot Development Platform

Xamarin Cross Platform Development Bundle: Streamline Your App Creation Workflow With Over 57 Hours of Training In This Hot Development Platform

3 New, In-Depth Courses Bring This Python Bundle to 70 Resume-Enhancing Hours of Content

The Python Power Coder Bonus Bundle: That’s Right, A Bonus 31 Hours of Python Training to Broaden Your Career Horizons

Visual Studio Code – Code Editing. Redefined

Visual Studio Code is a code editor redefined and optimized for building and debugging modern web and cloud applications. Visual Studio Code is free and available on your favorite platform – Linux, macOS, and Windows.


The 20 Best Books of 2016, According to 36 “Best of” Lists

If you’re looking for a good book to curl up with this winter, you’re bound to find one on this list. These are the books found on “best of 2016” lists the most. Why read through a bunch of book lists yourself when you can let someone comb through the data for you?



The goal of the project is to create a beautiful and extensible experience for command-line interface users, built on open web standards. In the beginning, our focus will be primarily around speed, stability and the development of the correct API for extension authors.

Zero Downtime PHP Deployment

One-click deployments built for teams, tuned for Laravel, loaded with tools and goodies you’re going to love.

Servers for Hackers

Learn how to install, manage, backup and configure the most important part of your applications. See how you can tear down and rebuild your servers, making recovery and server management easier through automation. Learn how to use Docker and integrate it into development, testing, CI, and production! Load balancing, CDN’s and web caches!

Laravel Forge – Instant PHP Servers

Forge links to your account on one of our supported cloud providers. Or, you can even provision a VPS on the custom provider of your choice. Laravel Vapor is a serverless, auto-scaling deployment platform for Laravel, powered by Amazon Lambda. Launch your Laravel infrastructure on Vapor and fall in love with the scalable simplicity of serverless.


Laravel Spark

Spark is a Laravel package that provides scaffolding for all of the stuff you don’t want to code. Subscription billing? We got that. Invoices? No problem. We even take care of authentication, password reset, team billing, two-factor authentication, profile photos, and more. It’s the perfect starting point for your next big idea.

Reducing latency spikes by tuning the CPU scheduler – ScyllaDB

In this post we will walk through an investigation of latency spikes observed in the Scylla 1.0.x version family, which are linked to the scylla-jmx service running alongside the Scylla server on the same system. We will show how the scheduler can be tuned to reduce latency spikes.

How we fine-tuned HAProxy to achieve 2,000,000 concurrent SSL connections

by Sachin Malhotra How we fine-tuned HAProxy to achieve 2,000,000 concurrent SSL connections If you look at the above screenshot closely, you’ll find two important pieces of information: 1. This machine has 2.38 million TCP connections established, and 2. The amount of RAM being used is around 48 Gigabytes.


A DNS-protocol proxy for DNS-over-HTTPS: allows you to run a server on your local network which responds to DNS queries, but requests records across the internet using HTTPS.

JSON API for DNS over HTTPS (DoH) | Public DNS | Google Developers

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GoTTY – Share Your Linux Terminal (TTY) as a Web Application

GoTTY is a simple GoLang based command line tool that enables you to share your terminal(TTY) as a web application. It turns command line tools into web applications. It employs Chrome OS’ terminal emulator ( hterm) to execute a JavaScript based terminal on a web browsers.

New Draft NIST standards for password management

“Verifiers SHOULD NOT impose other composition rules (e.g., mixtures of different character types) on memorized secrets. Verifiers SHOULD NOT require memorized secrets to be changed arbitrarily (e.g., periodically) and SHOULD only require a change if the subscriber requests a change or there is evidence of compromise of the authenticator.”


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