The popularity of WiFi networks has been rising rapidly during the last 15 years. In urban areas hotspots are ubiquous. These hotspots together with clever trilateration algorithms provide a cheap way to find out your or someone elses relative location.
While working on Whereami I got interested on how Apple location services work. I know it is
locationd since Little Snitch keeps blocking it. Tinkering with MITM proxy revelealed interesting results.
Comparing the good old jQuery with modern alternatives. Fetch is an upcoming native standard. Axios is an elegant promise based HTTP client. In the end everything is wrapped together with Vue.js to create an example online base62 decoder.