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  1. An open source alternative to Alternative to AirDrop.

    No love for snapdrop.net here? It's an open-source AirDrop equivalent for your local wifi network.
  2. The only cheat sheet you need Unified access to the best community driven documentation

    Iirc cheat.sh also uses tldr as a source. cheat.sh actually aggregates content from various sources, including stackoverflow.
  3. An open Apple AirDrop implementation written in Python

    (https://github.com/seemoo-lab/opendrop) You can, you’d probably need to buy one of those cheap wifi adapters (such as TP-Link Archer T1U which seems to work great according to one of the GitHub issues) since the one you probably have on your computer won’t have active monitor mode on your wifi card.
  4. ngrok enables secure introspectable tunnels to localhost webhook development tool and debugging tool.

    If you have your own webserver that allows ssh, you can run your own alternative to https://ngrok.com/ (service that allows to to expose local servers).
  5. This domain is for use in illustrative examples in documents. You may use this domain in literature without prior coordination or asking for permission.

    This command would expose my local server: localhost:8080 via example.com:9090. If you want it to be https, then this needs to be configured on localhost:8080 but serve a cert that is valid for example.com. If you don't have one, then you can usually get one pretty easily via certbot: https://certbot.eff.org/.
  6. Automatically enable HTTPS on your website with EFF's Certbot, deploying Let's Encrypt certificates.

    This command would expose my local server: localhost:8080 via example.com:9090. If you want it to be https, then this needs to be configured on localhost:8080 but serve a cert that is valid for example.com. If you don't have one, then you can usually get one pretty easily via certbot: https://certbot.eff.org/.