2002-07: Secure Secret

Humour

Huh? Corp
"Our ideas will entice and excite you. Our professional solutions will give you the confidence to succeed. And our website will make you think we know what we're doing. Our name will confuse you, but, you have to admit, the logo is pretty cool. We can make a cool logo for you too, if you want. Our office is really modern and we've got nice computers and stuff. If you ever saw it, you'd say 'Wow, cool office. These guys are legit.'"

Web Development

What Is .NET?
A great explanation of what .NET really is. I've never seen this explained as clearly or succinctly as it is here.

Java

JUnit
"This article focuses on some of the issues you'll face once you've learned the basic operational facts of JUnit and start writing real tests. It also introduces a few extensions to JUnit that will make your life a lot easier."

Unix/Linux

Secure Programming for Linux and Unix
"This is the main web site for the Secure Programming for Linux and Unix HOWTO. This document provides a set of design and implementation guidelines for writing secure programs for Linux and Unix systems. Such programs include application programs used as viewers of remote data, web applications (including CGI scripts), network servers, and setuid/setgid programs. This document includes specific guidance for a number of languages, including C, C++, Java, Perl, Python, and Ada95."

General

The Secret to Software Success
"The Agile Alliance cofounder Martin Fowler believes that traditional software development methodology is fundamentally flawed, and projects based on it are doomed to fail."

 


Related Articles
Index
- 2002-01: Mailing List Revival
- 2002-02: Nygaard and Dijkstra
- 2002-03: Optimising Accessibility
- 2002-04: Naked Chef
- 2002-05: User Interface
- 2002-06: Painless Bug Tracking
- 2002-07: Secure Secret
- 2003 Issues

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