Recently Windows Live introduced Single-Use code a very simple and effective way to Sign-In to your Live account from a public computer like at the library or school. You can now use a Single-Use Code instead of your password for added security.
Requesting a Single-Use Code:
Each Single-Use Code can be used only one time, but you can request one whenever you need one. When you request a Single-Use Code, you receive it in a text message to a mobile phone number that you’ve added to your Windows Live account.
HP Web Security Research Group in coordination with the Microsoft Security Response Center has created a Free downloadable tool called Scrawlr which is is short for SQL Injector and Crawler.
Scrawlr crawls a website to detect SQL Injection vulnerabilities on pages that hackers can discover using a simple crawler or Google query. It supports many file types.
- Only tests for SQL Injection vulnerabilities and only tests the query string parameters of URLs
- It does not submit forms (no POST parameters) nor audit them
- It will crawl a max of 1500 URLs
- No authentication support
- The HP Security Laboratory Blog Post
- Download Scrawlr (Registration Required)
- Scawlr FAQs
- tablesorter – tablesorter is a jQuery plugin
- Ingrid – jQuery component that adds datagrid behaviors
- Reorganizable DataGrid – built on Ajax / Smarty / Prototype / Scriptaculous
Am still looking for a datagrid with search.
Came across this via the Coldfusion Weekly Podcast – Version 2.26 (The “Using YSlow” Edition with Guest Host Kurt Wiersma)
The Exceptional Performance group at Yahoo! has come up with 14 ways you can increase the front-end performance of your web site. The group found that 80+% of the time is spent dealing with what’s in the HTML document, namely, the front-end. That’s why the key to faster web sites is to focus on improving front-end performance.
The 14 techniques discussed in the article are:
- Make Fewer HTTP Requests
- Use a Content Delivery Network
- Add an Expires Header
- Gzip Components
- Put Stylesheets at the Top
- Put Scripts at the Bottom
- Avoid CSS Expressions
- Reduce DNS Lookups
- Avoid Redirects
- Remove Duplicate Scripts
- Configure ETags
- Make Ajax Cacheable
Definetly a very informative article and highly recommend it to anyone involved with web site development.