The Overflow #89: Passwords are dead!

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Welcome to ISSUE #89 of The Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. This week: visualize your engineering failures, connect to two ISPs at once, and theme your app in Flutter.

From the blog

You’re living in the Metaverse, you just don’t know it yet. stackoverflow.blog The concept of the Metaverse was coined by sci-fi author Neal Stephenson decades ago. But it feels as if we’re reaching a meaningful inflection point in our journey towards this dream.

See where your engineering process go wrong with data visualization stackoverflow.blog Here’s three areas where data visualization can make your life easier.

Podcast 369: Passwords are dead! Long live the new authentication flows. stackoverflow.blog Magic links get you in the door safer than passwords.

Join us on September 2 for our third annual AWS Storage Day promotion Discover what’s new in cloud storage, hear from leading experts across the AWS Storage portfolio, and learn how to leverage AWS Storage solutions to simplify your infrastructure and reduce costs. Register now for this free online event.

Interesting questions

Why don’t some services offer Google/Facebook/Apple/Twitter login? security.stackexchange.com While it’s often easier for users, federated login services don’t always cut it with services.

Has Peter Thiel said “Your mind is software. Program it. Your body is a shell. Change it. Death is a disease. Cure it.”? skeptics.stackexchange.com PayPal founder or tabletop RPG about transhuman horror? Sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference.

Can Win10 on modern laptop support simultaneous connections to two ISPs? superuser.com Internet speeds not to your liking? Try putting two providers together.

What are some early examples of large international scientific collaborations? hsm.stackexchange.com Before the international scientific community got together for the Large Hadron Collider, they had to align on their units of measure..

Links from around the web

Guided walkthrough of Stack Overflow for Teams www.youtube.com Wondering what makes Stack Overflow for Teams a must-have platform for so many companies? We put the user first, building features that make knowledge sharing and reuse easy. Watch the demo to see more.

Does shadow DOM improve style performance? nolanlawson.com Is the speed gain worth using the shadow DOM regularly? Let’s find out.

A guide to theming your app in Flutter blog.logrocket.com This is a great little guide for getting a design system set up in your Flutter applications.

Decoding AVIF: Deep dive with cats and imgproxy evilmartians.com AVIF is the tiny image file format that’s slowly but surely taking the web by storm. Here’s how to implement it if you’re using a browser that doesn’t support it yet!

Ten years of Bootstrap blog.getbootstrap.com 10 years, billions of pageviews, and millions of downloads later, Bootstrap is still going strong, arguably having changed the course of web design.

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