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Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) is a combination of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol with the SSL/TLS protocol to provide encrypted communication and secure identification of a network web server.

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Reading a date from the start of a text webpage from github to determine if the program is fully updated

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HTTP scraper for Python Package

I'm trying to make my first Python package as a learning experience. There's a lot of things that I suspect I am doing poorly, but this post is specifically about my HttpRequest class. I made this ...
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How to implement robust and secure session management (in general, and in Next.js)

I am using Next.js and want to properly implement session management into this serverless architecture. I checked out nextauth but I am not really a fan and it doesn't implement some things I think I ...
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A C++ library that sends and receives data using HTTPS or HTTP

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Understanding htaccess redirect to HTTPS and WWW [closed]

I have some questions about a code I found on stackoverflow. The code does what I want to do. Redirects to HTTPS and WWW when doesn't exist in URL. But, I want now to understand what I'm doing. So, ...
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HSTS Recommendations in .htaccess

Please see my previous post in the below hyperlink I've updated my .htaccess file to account for an HSTS, along with many of the recommended changes. See the ...
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URL parser in C

Title should be self-explenatory. This is a simple URL parser I wrote in C. The function takes a URL from the user and produces a struct that contains the information that can be used to request the ...
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.htaccess Recommendations

I have a personal website that's used primarily for fun. I upload images, videos and text that I want to share. An HTML submission form accepts questions and string submissions from users, which uses ...
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Decided to update HttpWebRequest to HttpClient

I updated my Instagram API and I read that HttpClient is now the preferred way in .NET Core 3.1. I would like to get a code review, because there are too many ...
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Speeding up HTTPS API Call helper method

I am having severe problems with performance on a WEB API helper method, the performance is simply dreadful, 1-2 connections / second, I am trying to make 40k API calls and 5 hours later it is still ...
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Simple function to Http GET some data

This is within a base class of a library, where several other classes inherit this one. This seems like the simplest way of just getting some data, for now without timeout/errorhandling. This is ...
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HTTP scraper efficiency with multiprocessing

I built this scraper for work that will take a csv list of firewalls from our network management system and scan a given list of HTTPS ports to see if the firewalls are accepting web requests on the ...
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Handling HTTP status messages and multiple returns

I am new to Python and have written a function which calls an API and does some processing. Please review the code and explain what is the right and pythonic way. ...
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Unlist all NuGet packages but the last version

I like to unlist my old NuGet packages to keep my catalog clean. However, after a couple of uploads it's always a pain to remove each single package manually so I thought I write a utility for it in ...
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Userscript to redirect insecure pages to HTTPS

I am developing a userscript that redirects insecure pages (HTTP) to the https: version. ...
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Always keep https in url

I wrote this recently, I thought I'd check if it was the best way to keep my url as an https at all times, any advice would be appreciated ...
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Actively writing an HTTPS webserver in Python 3

Please help me improving this existing, working code. I am not asking you to change what it does, as it handles connections already perfectly as designed by my own specs. I just want the code to be ...
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Redirecting HTTP requests to HTTPS

I have read a lot and spent a lot of hours trying to reach the right way to set a good htaccess in order to redirect an HTTP site to HTTPS. There are a lot of tutorials on the Internet, even on Stack ...
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Retrieving the lotto numbers - Node.js

I'm looking for feedback as to how I've structured the async calls, and If anything should be written differently. endpoints.js ...
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Twitch client that notifies me when a followed streamer comes online

I've been writing code for a little while but I'm a little slapdash. I'd like to get better so I've been having a glance at best practices, other peoples code and reading a whole lot. I'd appreciate ...
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Making an HTTPS request more readable

I think the snippet is too nested having too many blocks. It needs to be refactored to make the logic more readable. The try exception is the first level block ...
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Forcing SSL and WWW using .htaccess

I would like to know if this code in .htaccess for forcing SSL and WWW in URL is correct, because with another code I usually get redirect loop, e.g. ...
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Let OpenSSL decide which TLS protocol version is used by default

I use Gem in a Box, a Ruby project that allows to create personal self-hosted gem repositories. Gem in a Box uses httpclient to connect to the gem repository. After ...
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Choose the Transport Layer Security protocol - requests python

I am using using the following code to choose the transport layer security protocol while issuing a request to server. Could someone please review it. This is in reference to the following question: ...
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Return current URL

I was unable to find how to get current URL so here's what I've made. Brief tests didn't reveal anything bad. Your thoughts, educated opinions, suggestions, and comment on potential bugs or ...
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Python script to update a cPanel zone record with my public IP

This is my first attempt at using Python to send http requests. I want to keep a zone record on cPanel pointed at my home network's public IP. I'm just looking for some general feedback/suggestions. ...
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HTTP Get & Post code with slow performance

I had developed an application in which I hit several URLs and show data on mobile. But the problem is that it requires more time. If I check the same URL on Firebug tool I get a response in 2-3 ...
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Refactor Ruby method for getting domain?

How do I make this more Ruby like? I want to return the host, for example if the URL is "http://www.facebook.com" then I want to get 'facebook.com'. Any other sub-domains without 'www' should give ...
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Safely accepting a known SSL certificate with a different host name

My app communicates with a server over an internal network through HTTPS. The SSL certificate on this server is listed for the host as its external host name. I want to accept this certificate, but I ...
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