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willurd / web-servers.md
Last active Sep 13, 2019
Big list of http static server one-liners
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Each of these commands will run an ad hoc http static server in your current (or specified) directory, available at http://localhost:8000. Use this power wisely.

Discussion on reddit.

Python 2.x

$ python -m SimpleHTTPServer 8000
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Cryptographic Best Practices

Putting cryptographic primitives together is a lot like putting a jigsaw puzzle together, where all the pieces are cut exactly the same way, but there is only one correct solution. Thankfully, there are some projects out there that are working hard to make sure developers are getting it right.

The following advice comes from years of research from leading security researchers, developers, and cryptographers. This Gist was [forked from Thomas Ptacek's Gist][1] to be more readable. Additions have been added from

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Technical details for https://stackoverflow.com/a/44169445/6730571

Details of investigation:

On a base system, /usr/bin/java is a symlink that points to /System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/Versions/Current/Commands/java, which is an Apple wrapper tool that locates and executes the actual java.

(Do not touch anything in those 2 system directories. It should actually be impossible due to "System Integrity Protection" anyway.)

If you don't have Java installed, attempting to execute java will open a dialog that invites you to install it.

You can’t perform that action at this time.