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Django 2.1 SameSite cookie issue with Safari 12

February 16, 2019

We just ran into this issue two days ago as we've recently upgraded the Django version for one of our Shopify apps to version 2.1.

We had a user tried to use the app and he kept getting redirected to the login page during the OAuth flow. He then tried it on Chrome and it worked fine so we narrowed down the issue to his web browser, which was Safari, specifically version 12 ...

The Best Books I Read in 2018

February 3, 2019

I was just going through some of the highlights I made on my Kindle to reflect on some lessons and insights I've learned from a bunch of books I read last year and thought I should write a blog post about the best ones.

Below are 6 of the best books I read in 2018. Many of these I'd probably come back to again in the future.

1. The Internet of Money Vol ...

Goals for 2019

December 29, 2018

It's that time of the year again, where we look back on what we've accomplished for the current year and set goals for the new year.

Overall, I say 2018 had been another good, low-stress year for me. I didn't run into any major problems and things had gone quite well especially on the business side of things.

It did feel like 2018 just flew by. It feels like I wrote the ...

Flameshot: An awesome screenshot capture tool for Linux

December 24, 2018

When it comes to screen capture and other media editing tools, Linux really falls behind in terms of good options out there compared to Windows and Mac.

For a long time I've been using the default "Screenshot" tool that comes with Ubuntu. While it works fine, it does require quite a bit of additional steps if you need to annotate the image as you have to save it first then use another tool to ...

Celebrating the Small Wins

November 5, 2018

Our tiny, two-person bootstrapped software company, Highview Apps, has recently passed $100k in total revenue. This is certainly a big milestone for us and took almost 2 years to get to this point. For some reason, it didn't feel that long and felt like we actually got here fairly quickly. Looking back, I realize that part of the reason is because we celebrated the small wins, which kept us going and motivated.

When you ...

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