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Android
Switch From Google Authenticator to a More Secure 2FA App
lifehacker.com · Mar 11, 2020

According to a recent report from Nightwatch Cybersecurity, Google’s Authenticator app for Android comes with an unfixed issue that can create a big security nightmare if you have any malware or otherwise shifty apps installed on your device. (The Microsoft Authenticator app for Android also shares the same issue, so don’t switch to that app either, for now.)

Privacy
At Least 20 VPN and Ad-Blocking Apps With 35 Million Downloads Actually Monitored Users' Phones
gizmodo.com · Mar 10, 2020

At least 20 ad-blocking and virtual private network (VPN) apps owned by analytics firm Sensor Tower may have been secretly spying on users’ phones, according to a BuzzFeed News investigation on Monday.

ASP.NET Core
ASP.NET Core MVC 3.x – AddMvc(), AddMvcCore(), AddControllers() and other bootstrapping approaches | StrathWeb. A free flowing web tech monologue.
strathweb.com · Mar 10, 2020

There are several ways of bootstrapping your MVC applications on top of ASP.NET Core 3.x...

Android
New WhatsApp Alternative
fossbytes.com · Mar 09, 2020

Session is a new open-source messenger app that addresses this issue and doesn't require your phone number to work. Session is technically a fork of another quite popular private messenger Signal. It is available for Android, iOS as well as PC.

Testing
DEFECT CLUSTERING AND PESTICIDE PARADOX: - PITS Blog
pitsolutions.ch · Feb 18, 2020

Defect Clustering and Pesticide paradox are among the two important principles of testing. Definitions: Defect Clustering: When a small number of modules contains most of the bugs detected or show …

Style Guide
Object Oriented Tricks: #2 Law of Demeter
hackernoon.com · Feb 18, 2020

Each unit should have only limited knowledge about other units: only units “closely” related to the current unit. Each unit should only talk to its friends; don’t talk to strangers.

JMeter
Understand and Analyze Summary Report in Jmeter | Testing Journals
testingjournals.com · Feb 17, 2020

In this article we will discuss about Summary Report Listener. It contains a table where a row is created for each request from your test.

JMeter
Using Regular Expressions to Extract Tokens and Session IDs to Variables | BlazeMeter
blazemeter.com · Feb 17, 2020

Tokens and session IDs are sent in the request header. This post will review how to extract them in JMeter scripts with the Regular Expression Extractor.

Gatsby
How to Smooth Scroll Links in Gatsby
medium.com · Feb 15, 2020

In this article you will learn how to create smooth scrolling links in GatsbyJS

CSS
position: sticky problem
blog.cloud66.com · Feb 15, 2020

This article describes a few gotchas you might encounter if you're trying to integrate sticky positioning into an existing layout. If position sticky is not working for you read on!