Use Poetry for Python dependency management with Visual Studio Code

Python has been the most popular programming language for years, but despite this dependency management has been a weak spot for a long time as well. Pipenv [https://pipenv.pypa.io/en/latest/] was (and is) a good attempt to fix this, but in late 2019 Poetry [https://python-poetry.org/…

Use Docker on Windows using WSL 1 and VirtualBox

Windows Subsystem for Linux doesn't come with a Linux kernel (which WSL2 will do), which means that Docker won't work. In this article, I will explain my own personal setup that makes Docker work on WSL flawlessly by using a VirtualBox virtual machine.…

Check if gzip support is enabled on your webserver

Gzip [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gzip] is a file format used for file compression and decompression. It is commonly used in HTTP compression to speed up websites. However, this compression technique can be exploited using the BREACH [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BREACH] attack. For security reasons, it may…