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How to increase your AdSense CPC

Wed, 12/01/2021 - 17:32
The unfortunate truth about running a website is that web hosting costs money. The ugly, behind the unfortunate truth is that we are pretty much stuck with advertisement to recover the cost. So you set up AdSense and after a…Read more ›

No, sending a confirmation email is not proper validation!

Tue, 11/09/2021 - 19:23
After hitting “publish” on my previous blog post, I had kinda hoped, not having to explain why the lazy-ass “just sent a confirmation mail” option is not a proper method for validating an email address, but apparently, a lot of…Read more ›

Validating Email Addresses with a Regex? Do yourself a favor and don’t

Tue, 11/09/2021 - 12:17
Let’s say you got a simple problem: build a form that allows a user to sign up for a newsletter. Obviously, you need to prevent users from entering junk while still allowing “exotic” addresses. What does a valid address look…Read more ›

Does your phone have a lockscreen? If so, why?

Thu, 10/21/2021 - 16:19
Stupid question, right? Your phone has a lockscreen to protect your data, of course! Well, “protecting your data” is an idiot phrase. Catchy, easy to repeat and so abstract that it can mean everything, which in the end means nothing.…Read more ›

Explaining “privacy” to the layman (in easy terms)

Wed, 10/06/2021 - 17:45
Andrew has a dog named Chomper. Andrew isn’t as stupid as to use his dogs name anywhere as the answer to a password recovery question, but he doesn’t see why he should keep the name secret either. After all, he…Read more ›