18 COMMENTs
PHP
Vova Feldman, Aug 13

How to Create a Unique 64bit Integer from String

Vova Feldman explains how his company tackled the problem of converting URLs into unique 64bit integers to achieve optimum MySQL performance while querying
PHP
Amit Gupta, Aug 11

Data Validation in Laravel: The Right Way - Custom Validators

Amit Gupta wraps up his validation series by showing us how we can implement custom validations with Laravel, the right way
39 COMMENTs
PHP
Amit Gupta, Aug 08

Data Validation in Laravel: The Right Way

Amit Gupta explains data validation in Laravel and teaches you how to do it right - decoupled, abstracted and clean
6 COMMENTs
PHP
Peter Nijssen, Aug 06

Check Your Code's Quality with SensioLabs Insight

Sensiolabs, the company behind Silex and Symfony, offers Insight as a service to help you check your code's quality and security issues. Here's a quick demo
31 COMMENTs
Design & UX
James Edwards, Jul 09

Good Users and Bad Passwords

It's getting more common for sign-up forms to enforce a specific password format. But is this good password UX? And is it even good security?
16 COMMENTs
Web
Shaumik Daityari, Jun 24

Using .htaccess to Prevent Web Scraping

Shaumik looks at ways to use .htaccess directives to prevent bots from scraping your content, and how these methods might be combated by the scrapers.
14 COMMENTs
Web
Mufleeh Sadique, Mar 30

HTTPS Basics

Mufleeh Sadique introduces the world of HTTPS - why it's important and how to implement it
24 COMMENTs
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Mar 19

CMS Showdown: Nginx, Ghost, PHP and Phalcon

Part 1 in the CMS showdown series, this article sets up Nginx with HTTPS and Ghost on DigitalOcean, laying the foundation for future parts
42 COMMENTs
PHP
Miguel Ibarra Romero, Mar 10

Risks and Challenges of Password Hashing

Miguel Ibarra Romero discusses the risks and challenges in modern web app security regarding password hashing
31 COMMENTs
PHP
Mehul Jain, Mar 05

Simple Captchas with PHP and GD

Mehul Jain explains how captchas work and demonstrates their implementation with PHP and the GD image library
2 COMMENTs
Web
Khurram Aziz, Dec 19

5 Security Essentials for Ecommerce Sites

If you're not taking at least these five steps to secure your ecommerce sites for your customers, your clients and yourself, they are simply not as secure as you might think.
WordPress
Craig Buckler, Oct 28

What's New in WordPress 3.7

Craig looks at the new and improved features in WordPress 3.7. You may not notice anything, but your maintenance tasks are about to become easier...
Web
Adrian Birsan, Oct 01

Firefox, the NSA and the Man in the Middle

3 COMMENTs
Mobile
Ali Liaquat, May 22

A Checklist for Embracing BYOD in IT Policy

Letting employees use their own devices for work makes a lot of sense, but it requires developing a clear BYOD policy. Ali Liaquat advises what should be covered.
1 COMMENT
Mobile
David Walsh, May 14

Mobile Website Security

Mobile Website Security
6 COMMENTs
Mobile
Shaumik Daityari, May 07

Strengthen User Authentication and Preserve User Experience

Strengthen User Authentication and Preserve User Experience
23 COMMENTs
WordPress
Amit Malhotra, Apr 17

WordPress Security Tips

In this article we cover some basic WordPress security tips to help you avoid potential security issues.
19 COMMENTs
Web
Craig Buckler, Apr 01

Micropulses: a New Threat to Internet Security?

A new technology could reveal your personal information regardless of encryption protocols or other safeguards. Craig looks at how micropulses could compromise online security as we know it.
21 COMMENTs
Web
Shaumik Daityari, Feb 18

Detect Hacked Files via CRON/PHP

Detect hacked files via comparison of databased hash values.
43 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Shaumik Daityari, Feb 07

CAPTCHA: Inaccessible to Everyone

CAPTCHA: Inaccessible to Everyone
34 COMMENTs
WordPress
Craig Buckler, Jan 11

The Easiest WordPress Security Tip Ever!

Craig reveals a WordPress security tip which is so simple, you'll question why you didn't know about it before!
47 COMMENTs
Entrepreneur
Craig Buckler, Oct 08

Is Internet Explorer Development Really a Waste of Time?

Can you dictate which browsers should and shouldn't be used? Or should your site be device agnostic and work regardless? Craig re-opens the old debate.
12 COMMENTs
Web
Shaumik Daityari, Aug 31

Could You Be Sued for Bugs in Your Application?

Would you continue your programming career if you could be sued for coding errors? Craig looks at legislation being considered in the UK and Europe.
19 COMMENTs
Web
Craig Buckler, Jun 27

Is Your Browser Exposing Private Data?

Is your browser's New Tab screen inadvertently leaking bank and webmail details to everyone using your PC? Craig looks at the latest browser security threat.