How to build a basic web app in Flask
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web development

How to build a basic web app in Flask

Using a Python micro-framework to read records from a Postgres database
11 Jun 2021
What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?
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web browser

What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?

It may not always be obvious what's causing the issue, but there are steps you can take to get back online
2 Jun 2021
Microsoft Exchange admin portal taken offline due to expired certificate
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web development

Microsoft Exchange admin portal taken offline due to expired certificate

This isn't the first time an expired SSL/TLS cert has downed a service
24 May 2021
Microsoft to retire Internet Explorer 11 in 2022
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web browser

Microsoft to retire Internet Explorer 11 in 2022

The iconic web browser will be absorbed into the Chromium-powered Edge from next June
20 May 2021
What is a PNG file?
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web browser

What is a PNG file?

We explain what a portable networks graphic is, plus how to edit and convert this type of file
18 May 2021
The top five essential VSCode extensions for your 2021 setup
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programming

The top five essential VSCode extensions for your 2021 setup

Level up your programming with these handy plug-ins and utilities
6 May 2021
Blaze your career path with these seven high-tech freelance jobs
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Careers & training

Blaze your career path with these seven high-tech freelance jobs

We round up some of the highest-paying freelance roles in the IT industry
19 Apr 2021
WordPress may ban Google FLoC over security fears
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web browser

WordPress may ban Google FLoC over security fears

The web engine joins a list of growing parties to decline to support the controversial third-party cookie alternative
19 Apr 2021
How to become a developer: A beginner’s guide
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Development

How to become a developer: A beginner’s guide

Seven stepping stones to building a successful career in development
30 Mar 2021
Seven skills you need to become a front-end developer
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Careers & training

Seven skills you need to become a front-end developer

Here are the credentials needed to create an engaging and interactive website
25 Mar 2021
Tech giants rally to keep Mozilla's dev bible alive
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web development

Tech giants rally to keep Mozilla's dev bible alive

Open Web Docs injects $500,000 into the web-development handbook used by engineers across the industry
26 Jan 2021
Cloudflare launches web hosting service Cloudflare Pages
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web development

Cloudflare launches web hosting service Cloudflare Pages

Developers can build their own sites on the firm's edge network using the JAMstack architecture
18 Dec 2020
Golang XML parser vulnerability could enable SAML authentication bypass
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vulnerability

Golang XML parser vulnerability could enable SAML authentication bypass

Three critical bugs have been discovered with no patch available at present
15 Dec 2020
Make the web accessible
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user experience (UX)

Make the web accessible

Tiny text, muffled sound and fiddly controls can make browsing websites and operating apps hard work. Here's how to make them all easier to see, hear …
20 Nov 2020
Microsoft releases Windows 10 update that kills Adobe Flash
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Software

Microsoft releases Windows 10 update that kills Adobe Flash

The irreversible installation strips the soon-to-be-retired Adobe Flash Player from Windows 10 and Windows Server
28 Oct 2020
Microsoft Edge arrives on Linux in preview
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Microsoft Edge arrives on Linux in preview

The Chromium-based web browser is now supported on all major desktop and mobile operating systems
21 Oct 2020
Microsoft Edge will arrive on Linux next month
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Microsoft Edge will arrive on Linux next month

Preview version of the web browser aims to court developers and advanced users to Edge
23 Sep 2020
WordPress releases a patch to fix broken sites following update
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WordPress releases a patch to fix broken sites following update

The patch is temporary, and developers have until 2021 to fix the issue on their end
1 Sep 2020
Gov.uk site among those broken by Firefox cookie changes
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Gov.uk site among those broken by Firefox cookie changes

Developers urged to review their code before Mozilla changes SameSite cookie settings to ‘lax’ by default
6 Aug 2020
How to become a senior JavaScript developer
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Careers & training

How to become a senior JavaScript developer

Demand for JavaScript developers is enormous, and new opportunities arise every day
29 Jul 2020
AWS launches Amazon Honeycode for code-free app building
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AWS launches Amazon Honeycode for code-free app building

New service can help businesses build mobile and web apps without coding or developers
25 Jun 2020
Mozilla, Fastly, Intel, and Red Hat launch secure development alliance
web development

Mozilla, Fastly, Intel, and Red Hat launch secure development alliance

The Bytecode Alliance is an open-source community that will build on the standards set by the WebAssembly
12 Nov 2019
Google announces plans to flag slow-loading websites
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web development

Google announces plans to flag slow-loading websites

Implementation of the plans could seriously hurt a website's ability to attract business
12 Nov 2019