Archive for the ‘Security’ Category

Smarter Browser Cache

Monday, April 11th, 2011

Designers, Developers, System Administrators and companies spend a lot of time trying to optimize their networks and content delivery systems to achieve optimal performance with the minimum resources possible. At first, there was a simple browser/proxy cache schema, then the “If-Modified-Since” and ETags HTTP headers where introduced. Nowadays CDNs seem to blooming and all the […]

More about WordPress integration with custom sites

Saturday, May 2nd, 2009

Yesterday I did a lot of work to make WordPress and my custom site word seamlessly one with the other. Today I’m trying to raise that level of integration to an higher level. I had 2 problems with a common solution: Am I the admin? I won’t be creating a backoffice anytime soon, but I […]

ASP.Net State Management And Why You Shouldn’t Use Session Directly

Monday, November 17th, 2008

ASP.Net provides out-the-box several nice (although not new) features to manage your application’s state, the Session and Application objects. The Session and Application objects are also among the first things learned by students of almost any web programming framework but while they are true in their usefulness it doesn’t mean you should use them directly, […]

Using Websites To Hijack User’s Bandwidth – Bit Torrent Style

Friday, August 24th, 2007

A few days ago I had this insane idea while thinking about all those ad spamming and stealth dialup sites – we can take advantage of a user visiting a specially crafted page to upload data to other users. It’s both stupid and simple. Torrent sites and clients only would need a few changes and […]