Links for March 21st through March 31st
A Gentle Introduction to Application Security – Henceforth, I propose a new model for thinking of security weaknesses, which is more approachable for application security neophytes and lends more towards developing a mentality that nurtures the development of layered defenses.
The Basics of Web Application Security #security #webapp – Modern web development has many challenges, and of those security is both very important and often under-emphasized. While such techniques as threat analysis are increasingly recognized as essential to any serious development, there are also some basic practices which every developer can and should be doing as a matter of course.
Microsoft Cognitive Services let you build apps with powerful algorithms using just a few lines of code #machinelearning – Microsoft Cognitive Services let you build apps with powerful algorithms using just a few lines of code. They work across devices and platforms such as iOS, Android, and Windows, keep improving, and are easy to set up.
Clippy’s Back: The Future of Microsoft Is Chatbots – CEO Satya Nadella bets big on artificial intelligence that will be fast, smart, friendly, helpful, and (fingers crossed) not at all racist.
React Native for OS X – Build OS X desktop apps using React Native. – Build OS X desktop apps using React Native.
Ethereum, a Virtual Currency, Enables Transactions That Rival Bitcoin’s @dgreller – Bitcoin rival Ethereum climbed 1000% in 3 months, crossing $1B in value at times, and attracts interest from giants like JPMorgan Chase, Microsoft, and IBM
Google builds list of untrusted digital certificate suppliers #security – Hoping to improve trust on the web, Google has a new tool to keep track of untrusted Certificate Authorities.
Openhtmltopdf: An HTML to PDF library for the JVM. Based on Flying Saucer and Apache PDF-BOX 2. With RTL text support. – An HTML to PDF library for the JVM. Based on Flying Saucer and Apache PDF-BOX 2. With RTL text support.
Red Hat becomes first $2b open-source company – Red Hat was the first billion dollar Linux company, now it's the first $2 billion open-source company. Not bad eh?
Swift 2.2 Released! – Swift 2.2 is a minor language release that is mostly source-compatible with Swift 2.1. It contains the following language changes that went through the Swift’s evolution process:
Apache PDFBox, a Java PDF Library releases v2.0 after 3 years of development – The Apache PDFBox™ library is an open source Java tool for working with PDF documents. This project allows creation of new PDF documents, manipulation of existing documents and the ability to extract content from documents. Apache PDFBox also includes seve