1. Webpack Project is sitting on a vulnerability, avoid it at all costs!

    The other day, I was going through this medium post which describes the kind of chaos and insecurity currently plaguing the JavaScript world, and the numero uno reason for that is the astronomical number of npm packages.

    When you usually install a non-trivial library or application through a package manager …

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  2. People migrating from Github to Gitlab should learn about these details first

    After Microsoft's recent acquisition of Github, a mass exodus has kind of begun and many small and large projects are moving their code bases to the much hyped Gitlab in a hurry, and these include both open and closed source projects. However, before migrating to Gitlab, they should take a …

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  3. Its high time we find alternatives to centralized platforms like Youtube, Patreon and Twitter

    The other day, I was listening to this Linux Unplugged podcast when I realized to what extent we have been locked in by the so-called "platforms" already.

    Only few days ago, Google started blocking some of Amazon's videos on Youtube only because Amazon refused to sell Nest Cams and Chromecasts …

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