Our intern got a ticket yesterday about a page that wouldn’t load for one of our employees. The page is a table that displays equipment data. In this case, there were 17,000 lines of equipment that needed to be displayed. But all she saw was a never ending loading circle.
API authorization should be a must-have for most public-facing APIs. There are other ways to implement authorization suchs as JWTs, but I am going to show you how to implement bearer token authentication in a Node.js API.
I started tracking flights in February of this year using PiAware. I soon after started logging the unique flights I capture every day, and updated a GitHub repo with the data every 12 hours. I didn’t do much with the data except look at it every once in a while just to see how many flights I had captured on certain days. Finally, I sat down today to write a quick Python script to plot the data in a bar chart format.
VPN’s are a great way to secure your browsing while connected to public wifi. A VPN is also useful for being able to access devices and files connected to your home network when you are not connected to your home wifi.