Why is my webpack build slow?
By Sam Saccone
You start a webpack project, it builds decently fast, and then - over time - it ever so slowly deteriorates. Now your frontend builds take forever and everyone is miserable. Here’s how to diagnose what contributed to the slowness.
Seriously, stop using RSA
By Trail of Bits
Crypto is secure, right? Well… not unless use it wrong. Or very wrong - like in the examples mentioned in this article. It’s a bit on the longer side, but we recommend it for anyone doing any crypto work at all, and especially around RSA.
A review of the official Dockerfile best practices: good, bad, and insecure
By Itamar Turner-Trauring
We usually go to the docs for a reference on how to do something. Here’s a review of the practices recommended in the Docker documentation, which might not be so great as we think they are upon closer review.
10 tips for reviewing code you don’t like
By David Lloyd
Hey, we’re not fans of “listicles” either, but this one’s pure gold. Being respectful in your code reviews is a given for some, unobvious for others - and staying respectful when faced with “bad” code is very hard. Here’s some tips on how to make it easier on you, the reviewer - and on the reviewee as well.
strong_password v0.0.7 rubygem hijacked
By Tute Costa
Our top story of the week, now updated with a response from the gem author. If you haven’t read it, you really should - and if you haven’t yet audited your Gemfile, you really, really should.
Bonus! Let’s see if anyone gets a buzzword bingo: here’s an IoT e-ink Raspberry Pi smart display programmed with Elixir**.** Seriously though, go read about it, it’s very functional.