In cryptography, a keyed-hash message authentication code (HMAC) is a specific type of message authentication code (MAC). It involves a cryptographic hash function in combination with a secret cryptographic key. As with any message authentication code, it may be used to simultaneously verify both the data integrity and the authentication of a message. Any cryptographic… Read More »
If it comes to testing REST APIs I’m a big fan of Postman. But for quick and command line testing I always prefer to use cURL. For developing and testing protected endpoints we need to pass an authorization header. How can we do this with cURL? Example of using Bearer tokens: Example request (invalid token):… Read More »
You type fast. One more function, one more docstring, one more test. You run ‘make test’. You see all tests green. You are ready to commit, push and finally start the weekend (yes, it’s late Friday afternoon and your colleagues are about to start production deployment). Oh, you suddenly realise that you named the git… Read More »
Meet Joe. From time to time he works from home. He needs to connect to his linux machine in the office. Also, from time to time he connects from home to his office linux box, and from there to the Jenkins CI server provisioned in company’s development AWS cloud environment.
How to use CURL to post a JSON payload to a REST API endpoint?
From time to time I need to create a dictionary from the given list. The easiest and pythonic way to do it is to use enumerate() function and dictionary comprehensions.