What did I learn this week (2021) - 40

  • Hyperlink Audting: ping attribute in <a> tag helps to send secondary requests in addition to primary fetch when a linked is clicked. This is used to track user behaviour and widely used by Google. Since firefox by default (Can be enabled by browser.send_pings flag) do not support ping attribute Google does link mangling to make a redirect causing it difficult for a user to copy link from the search result. It can be avoided by a simple javascript.
  • Found a very informative artice: The Mom Test - How to talk to customers. A Summary
  • Found a great article regarding the implementation of Visul Studio code bracket pair coloraization.
  • The Kidney Project successfully tests a prototype bioartificial kidney.