21 COMMENTs
Web
DK Lynn, Feb 18

Detect Hacked Files via CRON/PHP

Detect hacked files via comparison of databased hash values.
43 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Gian Wild, 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
Craig Buckler, 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.
12 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Craig Buckler, Jun 12

12 CSS3 Vendor Prefix Crisis Myths

Craig shatters a dozen myths, fallacies and falsehoods about CSS3 vendor prefixes and the impending apocalypse.
8 COMMENTs
Entrepreneur
Craig Buckler, Jun 08

Is IBM Right to Ban Access to Cloud Applications?

IBM has banned employees using cloud applications including Dropbox, Apple's iCloud and Microsoft Skydrive. Are they right to be concerned? Or is this a subtle marketing ploy? Craig discusses the issues in-depth.
50 COMMENTs
Entrepreneur
Craig Buckler, May 28

Why Your Site is Now Illegal in Europe

If you're using Google Analytics, cookies or other tracking technologies, you're probably operating illegally within Europe. Craig looks at the legislation, it's consequences and suggests practical steps you can take today.
3 COMMENTs
Entrepreneur
Craig Buckler, May 09

My Website's Broken: 5 Steps to Determine What's Wrong

Your website's down but you're convinced nothing has changed? Craig's 5-step guide could help diagnose those pesky performance problems.
23 COMMENTs
Java
Craig Buckler, May 02

Does Google Drive Better than its Competitors?

Craig reviews Google Drive - a new service which takes aim at Dropbox, SkyDrive, iCloud and similar file synchronization applications.
21 COMMENTs
Entrepreneur
Craig Buckler, Mar 17

Web Bots vs Humans: We're Losing

A new survey reveals that human website visitors are now a minority group. Craig analyses the figures and discusses why you should be concerned about security.
6 COMMENTs
Entrepreneur
John Tabita, Feb 12

Surviving a Hard Drive Crash, the Mayan Apocalypse, and Other Disasters

How disastrous would it be if you lost all your clients’ files? Here's your Field Guide to surviving a hard drive crash, among other things.
HTML & CSS
Joel Falconer, Dec 23

CloudSpring: 5 Useful Amazon S3 Backup Tools

Amazon Web Services’ S3 storage solution is useful for many things, and serves as the CDN for many major websites. But despite the portfolio of high-profile use cases for the service, it’s still just as handy for personal conveniences, like backing up your data. In this post, we look at five useful Amazon S3 backup tools. S3 Backup “S3 Backup is the most reliable, fast and simple to use solution around for keeping your data backed up online but still safe and encrypted.
1 COMMENT
Programming
Craig Buckler, Dec 20

How to Enable WebGL for Blocked Graphics Cards in Firefox

Craig reveals how you can run WebGL applications in Firefox even if your graphics card has been blacklisted. It's dangerous, but worth the risk to play X-Wing!
Programming
Eric Stone, Nov 09

Automating Amazon EC2 Instance Backup and Recovery, Part Two

Part Two: Recovering an EC2 Instance from a Snapshot. Skill Level: Intermediate. Operating System(s): Linux.
3 COMMENTs
Entrepreneur
Craig Buckler, Oct 31

Marketing Mistakes: Opt-in vs Opt-out Checkboxes

Craig discusses why pre-ticked opt-in checkboxes have been banned in the EU and why they've never worked.
Programming
Eric Stone, Oct 23

Automating Amazon EC2 Instance Backup and Recovery, Part One

Part One: Scheduling Snapshots Using Cron Skill Level: Intermediate Operating System(s): Linux Philosophy 99.999% Uptime. That is a wonderful goal, and in order to get there we must plan for the inevitable outages and problems that cause our servers to break. The best we can do is to be prepared with the Three P’s: Planning, Process, and Practice.
1 COMMENT
Web
James Edwards, May 31

Beyond CAPTCHA: No Bots Allowed!

The popular CAPTCHA solution can help lock out robots and reduce spam, but it's far from failsafe -- and it causes major accessibility headaches. In this article, James looks at the problems, issues, and alternatives to requiring a human to prove that they're not a bot.
Web
Charlene Rashkow, Jun 28

Convey Professional Credibility On Your Site

Freelance designers and developers, your prospects want one thing: reassurance. Convince potential clients that you can deliver what you offer, and they will contact you. Credibility is the key. Charlene explains how the appropriate presentation of your skills, experience, and professionalism can boost project enquiries.
Web
Nicholas Fehlberg, Mar 24

P3P, Cookies and IE6.0: A Case Study

Should you be worried about Website privacy? What do you have to do to ensure your sites are compliant with privacy legislation? Nick answers these questions and more in his down-and-dirty case study.
Web
Greg Harvey, Jun 19

Big Brother Is Watching Us All

Is your government working to protect your human rights? Or is it quietly eroding privacy laws to the point where nothing is sacred? Greg argues the latter...
Web
Mike Banks Valentine, May 26

We Know Where You Live - The Death Of Privacy Online

Google's new reverse phonebook has the public up in arms, but as Mike reveals, this is not the only, nor the worst instance of privacy invasion by big business. Who's got *your* personal details? Read this article to find out!
Web
Francis Till, May 30

Hands Off! Personal Computer Privacy

When you delete a file, is it lost forever... or can anyone quickly restore it? Francis investigates tools that really do wipe and restore your personal files.
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