MacPass and Have I Been Pwned

How I checked my passwords stored in MacPass against the Have I Been Pwned database

Jonathan Van Eenwyk

2 minute read

Have I Been Pwned hosts a database of passwords that have been compromised by website breaches. With this data, it’s possible to make sure that we’re not continuing to use compromised passwords, putting ourselves at unnecessary risk. Chrome, for example, does this automatically presumably using this or a similar database. KeePass has a plugin for this. Unfortunately, no such plugin is available for MacPass. This post documents how I managed to check my passwords without resorting to…

Writing a business plan with markdown and mermaid

I love writing when I can focus on the task and not get bogged down in formatting.

Jonathan Van Eenwyk

2 minute read

I love writing when I can focus on the task and not get bogged down in formatting. That’s why, over the last few years, I’ve gradually converted important old documents and written most new documents in Markdown format. I primarily use Typora which is a fantastic editor that emphasizes keeping focus on the writing experience.

Privacy Policies and Terms of Service

A better way to privacy policy bliss

Jonathan Van Eenwyk

1 minute read

If you’ve ever tried to add a privacy policy or terms of service to your website, you know the pain. Just try searching for “privacy policy template” in Google, and you’ll be overwhelmed with “free generators” that are only sort of free. Not only do they intentionally leave out the important parts of the policy unless you pay, many of them also seem quite poorly written.