Delta Chat is like Telegram or Whatsapp but without the tracking or central control.

>> delta.chat/en/

Supports GMail, Outlook and more!

Malicious Python libraries stealing OpenPGP and SSH keys:

zdnet.com/article/two-maliciou

– Look for python3-dateutil, and jeIlyfish.
– Both modules try to exfiltrate SSH/OpenPGP keys and send them to an IP address.
– This is the third time the PyPI team intervenes to remove typo-squatted malicious Python libraries from the official repository.

#python #malware #pypi #infosec #security #cybersecurity

And if you're looking for that FOSS alternative for Twitter that is a mainstream dev community, I highly suggest checking out dev.to - anyone I cared about on Twitter that isn't on mastodon seems to be there.

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My most recent open source project: unshort.link/

Prevent short link services from tracking you and remove tracking parameters from the underlying urls.

You can 100% host it yourself and its #GPLv3

Wait, what??? Why did I not know this?
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RT @pybites@twitter.com
Another standard library gem: operator.itemgetter lets you grab multiple items from a list, dict, etc - see docs.python.org/3/library/oper

🐍 Check out / submit more @pybites tips at codechalleng.es/tips 💡

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twitter.com/pybites/status/118

RT @ossia@twitter.com

freeCodeCamp is building an open source alternative to Meetup.

- No fees for organizers
- No fees for participants

People have been asking us for a free event tool for years.

Now Meetup's new pricing scheme is forcing our hand.

Let's build it together: discord.gg/vbRUYWS

🐦🔗: twitter.com/ossia/status/11838

RT @TheLarkInn@twitter.com

ICYMI: 🔥🚨🚨🔥🔥🚨🚨🔥🔥🚨🚨

webpack 5.0.0 has reached BETA!!!

🤤 Persistent Caching
🤤 Easier and better Long Term Caching
🤤 Improved Tree-Shaking
🤤 Reduced Runtime
🤤 No node.js polyfilling by default

Now we need you to help us!!! 👇👇👇👇

github.com/webpack/webpack/iss

🐦🔗: twitter.com/TheLarkInn/status/

Looking pretty darn good! 👍👍

Mastodon 3.0

In this exciting new release: Moving accounts, trending hashtags, private servers and more!

blog.joinmastodon.org/2019/10/

#Mastodon #Updates

Yet another reason it's a good idea to move on from Twitter (and Facebook) to a decentralized option like Mastodon.

"Twitter took phone numbers users gave for account security and used them to target ads"

cnn.com/2019/10/08/tech/twitte

Images done right: Web graphics, good to the last byte — This is a fantastic article on image optimization for the web. I learned a lottttt. evilmartians.com/chronicles/im

RT @hoverbird@twitter.com

macOS Catalina removes the "Allow apps downloaded from Anywhere" radio button. This option is unsafe, but it's also more accessible. Properly signing macOS apps isn't as easy as it ought to be. To reinstate the option, run this in Terminal:

sudo spctl --master-disable

🐦🔗: twitter.com/hoverbird/status/1

Linux command line :linux: 

:gimp: For those who missed the news, #GIMP got forked big time: 

Learn vim For the Last Time: A Tutorial and Primer

The problem with learning Vim is not that it's hard to do---it's that you have to keep doing it. This guide attempts to break that cycle, so that you can learn it for the last time.
There are dozens of Vim references online, but most of them either go ninja straight away, or start basic and don't go much deeper.
The goal of this tutorial is to take you through every stage of progression—from understanding the vim philosophy (which will stay with you forever), to surpassing your skill with your current editor, to becoming “one of those people”.
In short, we're going to learn vim in a way that will stay with you for life.
Let's get started.
#vim #tutorial #Wissen
danielmiessler.com/study/vim/ horche.demkontinuum.de/display

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