My Favourite Mobile Apps
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My Favourite Mobile Apps

Ahmed Musaad
Ahmed Musaad
I use my mobile phone quite a lot, in fact, my usage borders on the unhealthy type of attachment to such devices. In my defence, a lot of my life is made much easier through the use of applications I have on my iPhone. In this post, I list a couple of those that are among my favourite ones.
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Exploring Stockholm: Vasa and Army Museums
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Exploring Stockholm: Vasa and Army Museums

Ahmed Musaad
Ahmed Musaad
Stockholm has fifty-three (53) museums covering a wide rang of interests including art, history, war, natural science, photography, and many more. If you are a fan of museums, Stockholm might be a great city for you to spend a week or two and explore all the museums, some of which are free.
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My First Gaming PC, Ever!
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My First Gaming PC, Ever!

Ahmed Musaad
Ahmed Musaad
I have always avoided building my PC for a multitude of reasons, but after careful consideration, I did it. I am super excited about this PC and can't wait to make the best out of it.
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Exploring Stockholm: Vaxholm
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Exploring Stockholm: Vaxholm

Ahmed Musaad
Ahmed Musaad
I moved to Stockholm almost 15 months ago looking for a more active life and better social circle. Little did I know that I will be working from home for more than a year. Now that I am fully vaccinated, I can finally start exploring this wonderful city.
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Self-Host PixelFed
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Self-Host PixelFed

Ahmed Musaad
Ahmed Musaad
PixelFed is a free and ethical photo sharing platform. It has awesome features and can be a great option for those looking for a self-hosted photo sharing platform. This post outlines the installation and configuration process, so you could have your instance.
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Configure Secure Custom Domains on Okta
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Configure Secure Custom Domains on Okta

Ahmed Musaad
Ahmed Musaad
By default, Okta tenants use a subdomain under an Okta-owned domain name, which might not the best URL for multiple reasons. In this blog post, I go through the process of configuring a custom subdomain for your tenant and how to acquire a TLS certificate to secure said domain.
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Attack Surface Analyzer
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Attack Surface Analyzer

Ahmed Musaad
Ahmed Musaad
Microsoft's Attack Surface Analyzer runs pretty smoothly and is super easy to use. It can be a true asset for people trying to understand the inner workings of applications or tools before introducing them into production environments. Definitely worth a try.
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It's Midsummer Time
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It's Midsummer Time

Ahmed Musaad
Ahmed Musaad
Swedish Midsummer is an interesting holiday, it can be a bit confusing for immigrants at first, but it grows on you. The holiday offers a chill way to celebrate the start of summer, vacations and moderately good weather.
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Semgrep, A SAST Tool
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Semgrep, A SAST Tool

Ahmed Musaad
Ahmed Musaad
I came upon Semgrep while doing a code review and was seriously impressed by the ease of use, language support, and community rule sets. If you are looking for a decent open source SAST tool to aid your code reviews, look no further.
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DumpMe Challenge
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DumpMe Challenge

Ahmed Musaad
Ahmed Musaad
It's been a while since I last solved one of the CyberDefenders challenges so when I saw they published a new forensics challenge I had to jump on it and learn new stuff. Here is a rough write-up of how I worked my way through it.
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