Security tips and best practices for web developers
Security is hard. I compiled a list with tips and best practices that may be useful.
Nextcloud is sometimes called a "google killer". This versatile open source app can be a replacement for many google (and other) cloud services, giving you back control over your data.
A system wide ssh proxy with sshuttle
SSH, the "secure shell" is one of the most powerful tools available on every unix/linux system. In this article I will demonstrate how to create a system wide transparent and secure VPN with just one tool.
Using Sublime Text as a full featured PHP IDE
Sublime Text might look more like a text editor than an IDE, but looks can be deceiving. Read why I prefer Sublime Text above other editors and IDEs, and how you can get the most out of it by using the right plugins.
PHP: Frankenstein arrays
PHP has become quite a nice language, but there are some ugly legacies left from the past. Like the deceptive Frankenstein abomination known as the "array".
Pass, the standard Unix password manager
Many people nowadays are using a password manager, like LastPass, 1Password, Keepass, etc. Not many are familiar with "pass, the unix password manager". That's a shame, because I think it is the best password manager for the tech savvy linux/unix user. Let me tell you why.