Cross Site Scripting

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 the world is, and how easy it is to prevent. Well I started to think… I develop different websites, and… I am developing the highly anticipated Query Glass. I need to make sure everything is secure if I want for people to continue to trust …

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More Free Reference Material

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

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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 amount of time. The frustrating part is that the javascript will not wait for the response from AJAX. This in turn produced very inconsistent results depending on what ran faster. To resolve this one must find out if the AJAX is done executing before continuing …

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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 you cram an entire 64 X64 icon in that same space. Thats 4096 pixels as opposed to the previous 256 in the exact same space, or 16 times the detail. Also look at all the great places that logo will be used. It is used …

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