Content tagged as 'Web-Application'

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Workshop - Building Security Into Your Development Teams

Few organisations understand the secrets of shifting the focus on security from late in the software development life-cycle to within the Development Team. Not only does this significantly reduce the number of security defects being pushed to your production systems, but also significantly reduces the total cost of development. Cheapest place to deal with defects There have been many studies specifically looking at the costs of finding and fixing defects early, as opposed to the planning of how to fix defects once the product is delivered, or not planning at all.

Holistic Info-Sec for Web Developers

A three part book series focused on lifting the security knowledge of Software Developers, Engineers, and their teams, so that they can continuously deliver secure technical solutions on time and within budget, without nasty surprises.

Captcha Considerations

Lack of captchas are a risk, but so are captchas themselves…

Node.js Asynchronicity and Callback Nesting

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AKA callback hell, temple of doom, often the functions that are nested are anonymous and often they are implicit closures. When it comes to asynchronicity in JavaScript, callbacks are our bread and butter. In saying that, often the best way to use them is by abstracting them behind more elegant APIs.

Exploring JavaScript Closures

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Now establishing the formal definition has been quite an interesting journey, with quite a few sources not quite getting it right. Although the ES3 spec talks about closure, there is no formal definition of what it actually is. The ES5 spec on the other hand does discuss what closure is in two distinct locations.