Reverse Engineering Native Apps by Intercepting...
The ability to debug web applications is baked into every major browser — just click Inspect Element and you’ll see lots of information. It’s not quite as easy to do this with native apps, especially if you don’t have their source code. I’d like to show you how to understand the behavior of an application by inspecting its network requests (with or without SSL)....
Node.js HTTP requests with gzip/deflate...
One of my recent projects involved scraping some web data for offline processing. I started using the excellent request library by Mikeal Rogers, which has a number of nice and convenient improvements over the default Node http library. As I unleashed my first prototype on the web, the database started growing much faster than I had planned. I started by storing raw and uncompressed response...
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Plink, a collaborative HTML5 music game →
tulpinspiration: Plink is a very original idea. It’s an online, collaborative, multiplayer music making toy made byDinahmoe. It uses Node.js and WebSockets to create an multi-user “chatroom” but instead of entering text to have a chat, the interface generates music! Pulsating circles are generated by moving the mouse over a <canvas> element. Clicking and holding the mouse generates a...
Speeding up Mongoose queries by requesting only...
Some new beginnings
Greetings, fellow tumblrs and other readers. I’ve created this space as a way to share interesting, sometimes relevant, occasionally whimsical, and hopefully useful thoughts about technology, entrepreneurship, people, music, and other important life matters. Ideally, this would be part of a personal website that looks flashy and represents me perfectly. There’s a Russian proverb that...