Posts tagged with Javascript

Welcome the latest member of the ReignDesign team…

normal.nabby

I'd like to extend a hearty welcome to the latest addition to the ReignDesign crew. Say hello to Nabby! Nabby is a Nabaztag, a hackable robotic rabbit. She comes equiped with an audio system, 5 powerful LED lights, and a set of moving ears. Not to mention a dead-simple web API to interact with her. Did your last hire have all that?

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Building faster websites by reducing HTTP requests: three techniques

http requests One of the best practices to follow for making a speedy website is to reduce the number of HTTP requests needed. Every HTTP request for an HTML file, image, SWF, CSS or Javascript page adds a small penalty to page loading. Moreover, often only two connections can be made to a single server simultaneously, although this limit has been increased on more recent browsers. On graphically rich modern sites using JS and CSS frameworks, the number of requests can multiply rapidly! Here are some techniques we've used to deal with the problem.
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Twitter XSS Vulnerability

Twitter XSS

Over the weekend we saw the emergence of two similar XSS exploits on the popular social web application Twitter (with a third showing up early on Monday morning). In the hope of exposing some the tricks of the trade, I'd like to explore the exploit to help raise awareness for how XSS attacks like this can occur. I do not purport to be an expert in this field, merely someone who finds a basic understanding of security "a must" and javascript hacking kinda cool ;)
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Modifying Webkit’s Window Object in Adobe Air

Webkit Air Logo

When most developers discuss the possibilities available with Adobe Air, they typically talk about moving from the web to desktop. While there is plenty of thing to be excited about there, today I'm going to discuss the possibility of using Adobe Air to extend the power the web. Specifically, I want to show you how to modify the global window object in Webkit (the HTML renderer in Air) so that you can add your own custom properties and method for use within your web applications.
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