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Entries Tagged as 'Web Development'

Rankophilia and Rankophiliacs

January 27th, 2010 · 1 Comment

For my CPS 182S class, we have an assignment which is a competition among groups of students (and the professor) to have the highest ranking page on Google for the terms rankophilia and rankophiliac.  As such, I have created a page at rankophilia.dorm.duke.edu to be my group’s main page on Google. For now, there is […]

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Tags: Duke · Web Development

SQL Injection at Duke TechExpo 2009

October 12th, 2009 · No Comments

I gave my first public talk today at Duke’s TechExpo 2009. I along with my coworker Artem Kazantsev discussed the risks of SQL Injection. The presentation gives a good overview of the capabilities of SQL injection along with how to prevent such vulnerabilities. I also gave a demo of performing a SQL injection attack on […]

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Tags: Duke · PHP · Web Development

Drag and Drop off the Desktop in Duke Webfiles

October 5th, 2009 · No Comments

While on break, I’ve been playing around with Mozilla’s File API and integrating it with Duke Webfiles, which I work on for OIT. This is only a proof of concept since the spec has not been completed and I only implemented it in the icon view of Webfiles. Regardless, I think it is pretty cool […]

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Tags: Duke · Javascript · Web Development

Google Reader vs. Netvibes, and Jetpack Notifications

July 18th, 2009 · No Comments

A couple of weeks ago I decided to give Google Reader a try.  I have been addicted to Netvibes for at least 2-3 years now, but I saw that Reader had a more active community around it, so I thought it was worth trying out.  Almost immediately I disliked the look and feel.  I am […]

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Tags: Javascript · Jetpack · Musings · Web Development

Begginning of Summer 2009

May 30th, 2009 · No Comments

As usual I haven’t posted in a while but there actually have been some things going on that may be worth writing on here.  I’m at Duke for the summer doing research with the Physics Neutrino group, among other things so here are some things that have happened: Ethical Hacking Seminar Duke OIT gave me […]

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Tags: Duke · Javascript · Programming · Python · Web Development