Category Archive: Web Development

Articles concerning developing websites

Jan 05

Cross Site Scripting

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Recently a few of my friends had become white hat hackers. This is an interesting predicament for a person like me. I am both a systems designer and developer. My very good friends had more or less become a friendly version of the enemy. Over a couple of beers they recounted tails of how insecure …

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Hello followers. I have found yet another boon of information. The link below has free ebooks in just about every topic in programming you can think of. Unlike my previous ebook links these are over all kinds of topics, not just Microsoft. For my sharp eyed readers you will see the Microsoft I have published before made the list. Seriously an unbelievable amount of material that can help you on your next project.

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/194812/list-of-freely-available-programming-books/392926

 

May 13

Forcing Javascript to Wait For AJAX

A common problem I ran into as I learned AJAX was that the javascript wouldn’t wait for the AJAX to return the content I asked for. That is because of the “A” in AJAX. AJAX is asynchronous. This means that it will send the request out and will get a response back in an indeterminate …

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Mar 31

Creating Pinned Websites

Creating a High Resolution Favicon Favicons have come a long way since the inception of them , but times have changed. Before they were a 16 X16 ugly little icon that appeared next to the URL in the browser to give your website that little bit of extra flair and autheticity. Modern browsers now let …

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