Self-signed certificate for local development (OpenSSL, JavaScript)
Published on May 12, 2024   •   4 min read

Self-signed certificate for local development (OpenSSL, JavaScript)

Jarek CeborskiJarek Ceborski

When developing web apps, it's essential to mirror the production environment as closely as possible. This includes using HTTPS, which allows testing of critical features like authentication, secure cookies, service workers, PWAs, and the Geolocation API to name a few. These features are often restricted to secure contexts, thereby reducing the likelihood of encountering unexpected issues when deploying to production.

In this post, we'll explore how to create a self-signed certificate for local ...