Two Images and an API: Everything We Need for Recoloring Products

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The Teletype Text Element Lives On… at Least on This Site

.mega-header::before { content: “”; position: absolute; top: 0; right: 0; width: 75%; height: 90%; background-image: radial-gradient(ellipse closest-side, rgba(15, 14, 22, 0.5), #100e17), url(https://res.cloudinary.com/css-tricks/image/fetch/w_1200,q_auto,f_auto/https://css-tricks.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/letter-blocks.jpg); background-size: cover; background-repeat: no-repeat; opacity: 0.75; } It was this: <tt> I say “was” because it’s deprecated. It may still “work” (like everybody’s favorite <marquee> in some browsers), but it could stop […]

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EU warns of cyber‑risks as 5G looms

What are the scenarios that may prove to be challenging to manage in the 5G world? The transition from 3G and 4G networks will be a technologically complex task, which carries myriad risks that need to be properly addressed. With the adoption of 5G technology looming around the corner, it is only natural that the […]

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The W3C At Twenty-Five

About The Author Rachel Andrew is not only Editor in Chief of Smashing Magazine, but also a web developer, writer and speaker. She is the author of a number of books, including … More about Rachel Andrew … The W3C celebrated its 25th anniversary on the 1st of October 2019. In this article, Rachel Andrew […]

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iTunes Zero-Day Exploited to Deliver BitPaymer

The ransomware operators targeted an “unquoted path” vulnerability in iTunes for Windows to evade detection and install BitPaymer. Ransomware operators have been seen exploiting a zero-day vulnerability in iTunes for Windows to slip past security tools and infect victims with BitPaymer, researchers report. Back in August, the Morphisec team noticed attackers targeting the network of […]

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Weekly Platform News: Impact of Third-Party Code, Passive Mixed Content, Countries with the Slowest Connections

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Watch Your Step: Insights on the TOMS Shoes Mailing Hack

You’re familiar with the cybercriminals that go after users’ credit card information and look to spread malicious links, but recently, one hacker decided to send a different message. According to Vice’s Motherboard, a hacker accessed TOMS Shoes’ mailing list and sent an email encouraging users to log off and go enjoy the outdoors. The email […]

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Recipes for Performance Testing Single Page Applications in WebPageTest

.mega-header::before { content: “”; position: absolute; top: 0; right: 0; width: 75%; height: 90%; background-image: radial-gradient(ellipse closest-side, rgba(15, 14, 22, 0.5), #100e17), url(https://res.cloudinary.com/css-tricks/image/fetch/w_1200,q_auto,f_auto/https://css-tricks.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/website-lightning.png); background-size: cover; background-repeat: no-repeat; opacity: 0.75; } WebPageTest is an online tool and an Open Source project to help developers audit the performance of their websites. As a Web Performance Evangelist at […]

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