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With websites, and especially web apps, it is often important to provide a level of functionality that goes beyond the simple operation of the open page. You now have more websites that require running a number of background tasks in order to provide a more complete experience. One of the newest and most effective ways to achieve this is through the use of service workers. What...

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As internet use continually shifts toward mobile, the importance of offering a good mobile experience increases. In an effort to do so as a developer, you have the option of developing native apps, web apps, and hybrid apps. Many companies have a hard time deciding which approach to take. In this article, we are going to take a closer look at these three approaches and talk...

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Recently, online activities have become very much more event-based. These events are often triggered by WebHooks and a lot more online companies are beginning to make use them. Let's take a closer look at these useful applications. What are WebHooks? As an API concept, WebHooks continue to grow in popularity. But what are they exactly? WebHooks, sometimes called an HTTP push API or a web callback, allows...

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In the online world, passwords play a critical role in keeping your data and other important information safe. For this reason, ensuring your passwords remain secure is critical. If not, the consequences can be catastrophic – think the Sony hacks of 2011. Hashed password solutions fall short Many password solutions simply are not good enough and put your data and resources at risk. Let's take a look...

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