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Fri 04 Sep 2020

Content Jumping (and How To Avoid It)

Few things are as annoying on the web as having the page layout unexpectedly change or shift while you’re trying to view or interact with it. Whether you’re attempting to read an article as it wriggles around in front of you, or you try to click a link only to have another one push it out of the way and take you off to somewhere unexpected, it’s always frustrating.

Source: Content Jumping (and How To Avoid It), an article by Brandon Smith.

(Very) Basic Intro to the Scrypt Hash

Scrypt is a slow-by-design hash function or more accurately, a KDF function. Its purpose is to take some input data, and create a fingerprint of that data, but to do it very slowly. A common use-case is to take a password and create an n-bit private key, which is much longer and more secure. Here at Qvault we use a similar KDF for securing user passwords.

Source: (Very) Basic Intro to the Scrypt Hash, an article by Lane Wagner.