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Using Sub Resource Integrity to secure web applications

Sub Resource Integrity (SRI) is a security feature that can be used to validate that the resources that the browser is fetching...

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When it comes to performance of applications, measuring performance becomes important. For anything to be optimized, it must be measured first, optimized,...

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Numeric Separators in JavaScript

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Apply timeout to JavaScript Promises

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