Getting, Setting, and Understanding Web Cookies using Express and WebdriverIO

Cookies, both the tasty kind and the web browsing kind, aren’t new to me. I’ve clicked my fair share of “this site uses cookies” pop-ups, but until recently, I hadn’t encountered cookies in my work as a programmer. Being newly tasked with the configuration and testing of cookies, I realized that, although cookies are ubiquitous […]

Blockchains Explained: A Primer on Cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin, and Ethereum

Blockchains are nothing new: Bitcoin’s blockchain was implemented in 2009, and research papers on blockchains date back to the early ’90s. While I had heard about Bitcoin and blockchains, I didn’t fully understand them, and the gaps in my knowledge came to light when my grandma asked me to explain Bitcoin to her. This post is […]