Difference between a URL and a URI

Working as a web developer means it's good to know as much about how the internet works as possible. It also means you'll hear a lot of acronyms that aren't always used correctly. An example of some of the acronyms you'll hear are URIs and URLs. While they are used interchangeably, there are some subtle … Continue reading Difference between a URL and a URI

A Guide to Process Killing In Unix

In our everyday lives, we face this situation a lot of times when we have to exit a process forcefully - windows users would be pretty familiar with this, and the ease with which they are able to do so is very good. Unix users have a slightly complex approach when it comes to exiting … Continue reading A Guide to Process Killing In Unix

The Great API CheckList – Things to Consider When Working with API’s

When you’re designing, testing, or releasing a new Web API, you’re building a new system on top of an existing complex and sophisticated system. At a minimum, you’re building upon HTTP, which is built upon TCP/IP, which is built upon a series of tubes. You’re also building upon a web server, an application framework, and … Continue reading The Great API CheckList – Things to Consider When Working with API’s