I’ve been playing with using client-side SSL certificates (installed into your web browser) as a means to authenticate against a Ruby on Rails-powered application. This subject is geeky and of limited interest even to the people who read this blog (with the possible exception of Ruth, who may find herself doing exactly this as part of her Masters dissertation), so rather than write about it all here, I’ve written a howto/article: SSL Client Certificate Authentication In Ruby On Rails. If you’re at all interested in the topic, you’re welcome to have a read and give me any feedback.
My New Pet Hate, part II
Dan shares a screenshot of a screenshot within a screenshot. I N C E P T I O N.
Well; I finally did it. I finally got myself a weblog. After weeks of peer pressure by such friends as…
This repost was published in hindsight, on 11 March 2019. Fiona wrote: I have been uneasy for a while about…
His Geek Flag held high, Dan proposes a minor bugfix to some software that almost nobody cares about.