Google Chrome SSL certificate proposal could affect millions of websites

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Last year, the developers behind Google’s Chrome browser began taking steps designed to protect users and encourage companies to use HTTPS. But now, potentially millions of websites that use SSL certificates issued by Symantec and affiliated resellers could find that their certificates are effectively worthless as far as Chrome is concerned, after a member of the Chrome team published a proposal that would make them untrusted over the next 12 months. The reason? According to the Google Chrome team, Symantec has not properly

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Web Development Reading List #176: Safari 10.1, Prompt()-Deprecation, And Professional Pride

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We use ad-blockers as well, you know. We gotta keep those servers running though. Did you know that we publish useful books and run friendly conferences — crafted for pros like yourself? E.g. upcoming SmashingConf San Francisco, dedicated to smart front-end techniques and design patterns. What a busy week! To stay on top of things, let’s review what happened in the web development world the last few days — from browser vendors pushing new updates and building new JavaScript guidelines

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Blooming Colors And A Bit Of Magic: Wallpapers To Get Your Ideas Springing (April 2017 Edition)

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Time is running! The first quarter of the year lies already behind us and a new season is in full swing. But no matter if April means blooming colors and embracing the warmer weather in your part of the world or getting cozy for autumn, our new batch of desktop wallpapers is bound to cater for some fresh inspiration regardless of that. We’ve been on this mission to bring you unique wallpaper calendars each month anew for eight years1 already,

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