Had a quick read of this old chestnut: OWASP SCP Quick Reference Guide v2.
Category Archives: Web
Web browser wish list
Apparently Amazon might be making a browser. Some features I would like in a web browser:
- Full text search over everything I’ve ever seen in my browser
- Image preview and browser for all images ever loaded in my browser
- Ability to download streaming media as a file
- Being able to use HTML tables like a spreadsheet (sort, edit/change/reference, row/col/block select, etc.)
A note for web designers
Every now and again I have this problem: I see an ad for a product I’m interested in on a web page just at the same time that I click on a button or link to take me to the next page. I click the back button to go back and see the ad, but the ads are regenerated and the ad that I saw isn’t there any more. Designers who are serious about maximising sales should avoid this happening to their users. When you click back you should see what you saw last time.
Visual design rules you can safely follow every time
Some interesting rules of thumb for user interface design: Visual design rules you can safely follow every time.
One note I want to make for later on is to use #222222 instead of #000000 and #F2F2F2 instead of #FFFFFF.
Empty $_FILES array with PHP file upload
Wow. I just spent a few hours debugging a problem with my PHP file upload. Turns out the fix was to include an ‘id’ attribute on the file input element. Have no idea why that is required or works, but it does.
Interactive trees in HTML5
How AWS came to be
A 2016 article about how AWS came about: How AWS came to be.
Use console.log() like a pro
A good summary of the browser console facilities: Use console.log() like a pro.
Don’t fight the browser preload scanner
I probably should have read this one closer than I did: Don’t fight the browser preload scanner.
A Whole Website in a Single HTML File
Via Hacker News today: A Whole Website in a Single HTML File. As can be seen over here.