Category Archives: Web Technologies

Preventing XSS Vulnerabilities in Web Frameworks

The protection offered by web frameworks is only useful if it is enabled. On several occasions I’ve seen developers explicitly disable the ‘safe’ output mechanisms provided by the framework.

Web service testing with soapUI

soapUI is an essential free tool for testing SOAP and other web service protocols. It was particularly useful for testing the SpannersWS demo as it works well with WSS.

Rounded corners in CSS / IE Tester

Fortunately IETester exists to quickly test web pages using the rendering engines of IE 5.5, 6, 7, 8 and the IE9 preview

Installing WordPress

A technical note on how to install WordPress on a desktop PC.