NovoGeek's Blog (Archive)

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NULL Hyderabad Meet-November 2012

It has been a nice honor to organize NULL Hyderabad Chapter's monthly meet for November 2012 (EventBrite site). The event had good turnaround (imagine ~50 tickets being sold online in about 1.5 hours) and had good speakers. The first speaker Bipin Upadhyay gave a fantastic overview of HTTP protocol... [More]

Securing the web with declarative HTTP security policies

Whether you have noticed or not, over the past couple of years, there has been a new security drive happening on the web – the rise of declarative security policies. i.e., declaring security policies via HTTP response headers. With respect to configuration, this is the simplest method of enhancing s... [More]

What you know about AJAX, is not the same in HTML5 CORS

“AJAX is for asynchronous calls within same origin whereas HTML5 CORS is for asynchronous calls across origins”. This is a popular comparison of AJAX vs CORS which many web developers do, but there is a lot beyond this! Improving website performance by replacing full page postbacks with... [More]