Coding

  • Using CSS Grid: Supporting Browsers Without Grid

        When using any new CSS, the question of browser support has to be addressed. This is even more of a consideration when new CSS is used for layout as with Flexbox and CSS Grid, rather than things we might consider an enhancement. In this article, I explore approaches to dealing with browser support […]

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  • Quick Wins For Improving Performance And Security Of Your Website

        When it comes to building and maintaining a website, one has to take a ton of things into consideration. However, in an era when people want to see results fast, while at the same time knowing that their information online is secure, all webmasters should strive for a) improving the performance of their […]

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  • Creating Secure Password Resets With JSON Web Tokens

        When a user of your application has forgotten their password, it can and should be reset securely. To accomplish a secure password reset, I will demonstrate how to use JSON Web Tokens (JWT) to generate a URL-safe token. The JWT contains encoded information about the user and a signature that, when decoded, is […]

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  • Understanding The Vary Header

        The Vary HTTP header is sent in billions of HTTP responses every day. But its use has never fulfilled its original vision, and many developers misunderstand what it does or don’t even realize that their web server is sending it. With the coming of the Client Hints, Variants and Key specifications, varied responses […]

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