Disable JavaScript easily in Firefox and derivatives

English translation by Alyssa Rosenzweig.

Given the "trap" that supposes the presense of JavaScript on the web, we could be executing proprietary software without realising. This software can compromise our privacy or do tasks that we don't want. Maybe we don't want to run JavaScript because we're testing how a page functions without JavaScript during the creation of a website.

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How does Google exploits with CAPTCHAs

A CAPTCHA is a test used to distinguish between humans and computers. It's mainly used to avoid spam.

One program that makes this test is reCAPTCHA, which was published on 27 May 2007, and acquired by Google Keep reading How does Google exploits with CAPTCHAs

Raddle in response to Reddit

Raddle is here as an answer to the decisions contrary to the community of the Reddit corporation, which recently decided to stop publishing its source code as free software. In addition, it's raising some privacy concerns:

The main reason for the creation of Raddle seems to be, however, the censorship and the deletion of accounts from leftist groups, according to the explanation on the wiki page "History" from Raddle.

What changes make Raddle different to Reddit?

The overview of Raddle is simple

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Bootstrap navigation bar without JavaScript

Bootstrap is distributed with a JavaScript file called bootstrap.js which requires jQuery. This file allows, among other things, making the navigation bar work when there are dropdown menus, and toggle the navigation links, which are hidden in low-resolution screens.

The problem is that Bootstrap doesn't offer the same basic functionality without JavaScript. Namely, if you don't have JavaScript enabled, you cannot access the dropdown menu nor toggle the navigation menu in mobile or low-resolution devices. However, it's possible to offer this features without JavaScritp. In this article I show you how to do it.

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