The Changelog

Open Source moves fast. Keep up.

GifW00t! #

A pure JavaScript web recorder.

Just add one script tag to your page, and users will be able to record and replay their interaction with the site.

I can think of many applications for a tool like GifW00t! What would you do with it?

Should browser developer tools have a “security” tab?

In an attempt to raise developer awareness of web security matters (TLS, CSP, XSS, etc.), Craig Francis proposes that browsers should add a “security” tab to their developer tools. First, he made an interactive demo of how the tab might work. Here’s a sneak peek: Then, he opened tickets for: Chrome Firefox Safari Internet Explorer […]

A REST API for any Postgres database #

Can you take your Postgres database schema and programmatically turn it in to a REST API? Joe Nelson’s PostgREST proves that the answer is “Yes”! It also:

provides a cleaner, more standards-compliant, faster API than you are likely to write from scratch.

How fast, you may be wondering?

subsecond response times for up to 2000 requests/sec on Heroku free tier.

Interested? Check out the demo or video which explains his design decisions.

What You See is HTML #

Voog’s WYSIWYG rich text editor is library agnostic, feature-rich, and supports all modern web browsers. Give it a try if you need to provide rich text editing for your users.