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Entries from October 2009

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

Hilbert Curve with the Canvas element

October 1st, 2009 · No Comments

For my discrete math course (CPS 102) this semester, I had to create a space-filling curve for one of my homework assignments. I decided to take this as an opportunity to play with HTML5’s canvas element since I’ve yet to had a legitimate use for it in any programming yet. I think it came out […]

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Tags: Miscellanious