Mike Sherov

The Rise of Man In The Middle (MITM) Based Session Hijacking Attacks

📅November 17, 2019🕒6 min read

Most websites offer personalized experiences powered by a “logged in” mode. In order to remember who a user is, sites place a cookie…

The Humble Switch Statement

📅September 25, 2019🕒6 min read

The switch statement has long been a staple in popular programming languages. It’s typically used to execute branching logic by comparing a…

How to Kill IE11 - What the Deaths of IE6 and IE8 Tell Us About Killing IE

📅July 09, 2019🕒11 min read

“Internet Explorer needs to die.” This phrase has been uttered by countless software developers throughout the ages, but never has that…

Response to “Enabling Modern JavaScript on npm”

📅June 04, 2019🕒7 min read

The Problem In a recent blog post, Jason Miller lays out a problem: given that the average JS application is composed of >50% 3rd party…

In Defense of the 10x Developer

📅December 10, 2015🕒3 min read

One of the most persistent software development memes is making fun of recruiter-speak. You know, the type of language used by the clueless…

Shipping is Your Primary Feature

📅May 01, 2013🕒1 min read

I’ll keep this one short and sweet, and just say this: The most important feature that your software can have is that it’s in the hands of…

Write Clear Code, Not Clever Code

📅April 15, 2012🕒2 min read

In Practices of an Agile Developer, Andy Hunt and Venkat Subramaniam outline a huge list of ways to improve yourself as a software developer…