Just to remind ourselves of basic and common security recommendations for most of the cases.

1. Use HTTPS (and HTTP/2) whenever possible.

With services like Let’s Encrypt you don’t have an excuse anymore. It won’t affect much your performance/resources/budgets either. Don’t believe me? Have a look at a (really old now) study from Google.

2. Disable obsolete TLS v1.0/1.1 and insecure algorithms.

This might be…

I’ve decided recently to give it a shot and try to do some programming in Rust. I remember those days when I used to code in C/C++ (and even on devices with 48Kb RAM), so it was a bit indeed nostalgic for me as well. …

Catamorphism (e.g. ‘fold’) is a great concept in purely functional programming. It is a common case when you want to “fold” the whole structure into another with the initial value.

However, sometimes it might be confusing even in simple cases.

Let’s say you want to sum your list of int…

Let me be clear from the beginning:

Concurrent locks generally are naughty and bad, and you should avoid them at all costs. However, sometimes you just can’t. …

If someone hasn’t heard about FizzBuzz:

Fizz buzz is a group word game for children to teach them about division.
Players take turns to count incrementally, replacing any number divisible by three with the word “fizz”, and any number divisible by five with the word “buzz”.
- Wikipedia

I intentionally…

I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.
Oscar Wilde

API design is a vital topic for software developers and architects. Creating software as a software engineer, even to use it internally and personally, you are also creating an API as well, at least implicitly.

It should be a piece of cake for many software developers, but it always surprises me how often date/time issues and misunderstandings how to handle them in computer software occur.

So, what are the common issues?

Forgetting about the Physics of Time

It’s kind of obvious, but still, you have to keep in your mind that:

Abdulla Abdurakhmanov

Software Developer & Architect

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