Chemical giant Monsanto has spent years developing “Roundup-Ready Grain” — specifically canola seeds that aren’t killed by herbicide — and charges farmers $15 an acre roualties to plant it. They also require farmers to buy new seed every year, rather than simply saving seeds from the previous year’s crop. But when some of these seeds [...]
Now on developerWorks — The making of MetroSphere, Part 30: Overcome cross-site scripting limitations: Unfortunately, not everyone on the Internet has good intentions. To prevent users from entering malicious code into submitted material, the designers of WebSphere Portal disabled the ability to submit HTML to the Portal through a Web form. This article explains how [...]
Ever heard of XUL? It’s a new way of building web applications in Mozilla (and the newer versions of Netscape). Kind of like a “super” form, with all kinds of interactivity available. I still haven’t had time to fool around with it, despite a brief interlude when it looked like I might have to write [...]
XInclude, designed to make it easier to include part of one XMl document into another, has been a neglected specification for a long time. Now Bob DuCharme gives a good example of how it can be useful with Transclude with XInclude (and XPointer!). It still doesn’t address the security issues, but OK, there you are.
If you’re reading this blog from top to bottom, by now you’ve discovered that I’m doing a little bookmark housekeeping, saving some of my bookmarks for posterity (and future reference). Of course, from my perspective, this is the first of them, so I’ll apologize in advance for me and in retrospect to you for all [...]
I’ve been thrilled with Movable Type, and I love the fact that people can add their own plug-ins. Now I’ve found Developing Movable Type Plug-ins, which looks like a pretty decent tutorial. One of these days I’ll have time to try it out.
Now in the XML Reference Guide over at : DOM and PHP PHP has support for XML built in, but as far as production code, it’s limited to SAX. You can install the DomDocument module, but you do, of course, have to have access to the actual server in order to use it. Fortunately, for [...]