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Feb
25th

Use Your Database!

Author: Reuven Lerner | Files under syndicated

I love high-level, dynamically typed languages, such as Python, Ruby
and JavaScript. They’re easy—and even fun—to use. They let me
express myself richly, and they lend themselves to code that
easily can be reused and maintained. It’s no surprise that interest in
such languages is on the rise, especially when creating Web
applications.
more>>


Oct
27th

Django Models

Author: Reuven M. Lerner | Files under syndicated

In my last article, I continued looking at the Django Web framework,
showing
how you can create and modify models. As you saw, Django expects you
to describe your models using Python code. The model description is
then transformed into SQL and compared with any previous version of
the model that might have existed. more>>


Aug
17th

Firefox Security Exploit Targets Linux Users and Web Developers

Author: James Darvell | Files under syndicated

Through the years, Firefox has enjoyed a reputation as one of the
most secure Web browsers on any platform, and it’s the default browser for many
Linux distros. However, a security exploit appeared this week that has shown
users they can’t afford to be complacent about security. more>>


Jul
30th

Django Models and Migrations

Author: Reuven M. Lerner | Files under syndicated

In my last two articles, I looked at the Django Web application
framework, written in Python. Django’s documentation describes it as
an MTV framework, in which the acronym stands for model, template
and views.
more>>


Jun
24th

Django Templates

Author: Reuven M. Lerner | Files under syndicated

In my last article (February 2015), I explained how to create a simple
Django project (“atfproject”) and
inside that, create a simple application (atfapp). The
application worked in that if you went to the URL
http://localhost:8000/hello/Reuven,
you got the text “hello, Reuven”.
more>>


Apr
15th

Drupageddon: SQL Injection, Database Abstraction and Hundreds of Thousands of Web Sites

Author: Shea Nangle | Files under syndicated

Drupal is a very widely used open-source content management system.
It initially was released in 2001, and recent statistics show Drupal
as the third-most popular content management system, with just less than
800,000 Web sites utilizing Drupal as a content management system.
more>>


Apr
9th

JavaScript All the Way Down

Author: Federico Kereki | Files under syndicated

There is a well known story about a scientist who gave a talk about the
Earth and its place in the solar system. more>>


Mar
26th

Users, Permissions and Multitenant Sites

Author: Reuven Lerner | Files under syndicated

In my last article, I started to look at multitenant Web applications. These
are applications that run a single time, but that can be retrieved
via a variety of hostnames. more>>


Feb
18th

Multitenant Sites

Author: Reuven Lerner | Files under syndicated

For some time now, there has been tremendous growth in the world of Web
applications. It’s quite amazing to see what you can do just via a Web
browser—not only can you buy just about anything, but also a growing
number of sites offer “software as a service”, often abbreviated as
SaaS. The idea is that in exchange for a monthly service fee, you get
access to a service. more>>


Feb
2nd

February 2015 Issue of Linux Journal: Web Development

Author: Shawn Powers | Files under syndicated


Under Construction

I think it was in the late 1990s, possibly into the 2000s, when it was
common to put a cutesy graphic on the bottom of your Web page letting
everyone know your site more>>