4 Reasons Why Python is a Great Language to Learn
Python is one of the fastest growing programming languages on the planet. It’s has such a huge range of applications that it’s arguably one of a number of tools redefining how we understand technical skills in the workplace – it’s helping to blur the line between tech professionals and other established managerial roles. Here are […]
Is It a URI, a URL, Or Both?
A URL is a URI, and so is a URN, but a URL isn’t a URN and not all URIs are URLs. Clear? No? OK, we’ll look at these in more detail and Try to clear up some of the conflict? What is a URI? A URI us a “Uniform Resource Identifier”. It is a […]
Encoding a Web Page In the URL
The “data” URL
Most everyone is familiar with the “http” and “https” URLs. Maybe you’ve heard about “ftp” and “file”, too, but few know about the “data” URL. The “data” URL provides a way to include small data items directly into HTML and CSS documents. The idea is that small images, for example, could be included in a […]
Defense in Depth: It’s for Programmers, Too!
“But, we took care of that before, didn’t we?” asked a participant in a web application security course I taught recently. It was a good, logical question. We were discussing “SQL injection” a process where an attacker enters database commands into a website field – in, say a forum or comment section – that could […]