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  Pinterest announces open registration


Pinterest is on-line for two years. During these two years, it gains big growth, but it needs invitation before you can register on Pinterest. Now Pinterest announces open registration, it means that anyone can register on Pinterest with emails, Facebook or Twitter accounts, no need to get invitation from others. In its official blog, Pinterest says: We’re really excited to have the capacity to offer Pinterest to more people and if you’re a Pinner with friends who’ve been wait...

   Pinterest,Social,Open registration     2012-08-09 01:56:23


  Severe SSL 3.0 vulnerability to be released


According to The Register, another severe security vulnerability has been found in the widely used SSL v3 protocol. Until now, it's still in patch phase and the details of this vulnerability is expected to be released today. There are a few widely impacted security vulnerabilities revealed this year and they bring people's attention to the long existing security concerns. Previously, we have seen the HeartBleed issue and also the recently ShellShock issue. Both of them occur in popular libraries...

   SSL,Security vulnerability, The Register     2014-10-14 22:22:39


  Five-minute Multimethods in Python


So what are multimethods? I'll give you my own definition, as I've come to understand them: a function that has multiple versions, distinguished by the type of the arguments. (Some people go beyond this and also allow versions distinguished by the value of the arguments; I'm not addressing this here.) As a very simple example, let's suppose we have a function that we want to define for two ints, two floats, or two strings. Of course, we could define it as follows: def foo(a, b): if...

   Python,Multimethod,Argument list,Version,Overloadding     2011-12-07 08:41:03


  Disposable Email address


There is one statement which says Giving out your email address is like starting a relationship. What happens when you want to break up?Once you gave out your email address, you may take the risk of receiving big amount of junk emails. However, when we register on some websites, we must provide our Email address to receive authentication emails. If we cannot receive the authentication email, we cannot finish the registration process. Is there any alternative way?We can use disposable email, i.e,...

   Disposable email,Website,Summary     2012-05-19 12:27:14


  How does PHP session work?


This article is about how PHP session works internally. Below are the steps : 1. Session in PHP is loaded into PHP core as an extension, we can understand it as an extension. When session extension is loaded, PHP will call core functions to get the session save_handler, i.e interface or functions for reading and writing session data. By default, PHP will handle session data by writing and reading files on the server. But PHP also supplies custom methods for handling session data, we can use sess...

   PHP, session, mechanism     2012-12-28 13:36:49


  Remote form submission


Remote form submission is way of submitting HTML forms from local to a particular remote server. This is used by many advertisers, spammers or even hackers to submit bad data to other websites in order to get what they want. They can write some automation scripts to help them do spamming. How can people do remote form submission and how to prevent this kind of attacks? Since a website can be accessed by almost every one, so one can save a local copy of a HTML form of a website through File->S...

   PHP,Security,Remote form submission     2013-07-14 01:04:49


  Nimbula 'cloud operating system' spans data centers


Nimbula – the build-your-own-cloud outfit founded by Amazon's former vice president of engineering – has announced a new release of its Director platform, saying it will allow businesses to run a unified "infrastructure cloud" across geographically separate data centers. In short, this means that those using such a cloud can log into a single console to tap computing resources served up from disparate physical locations. Nimbula says that Director is the first "cloud OS" to span geo...

   Nimbula,Cloud computing,Data center,Arch     2011-08-23 08:06:39


  Advanced event registration models


On this page I explain the two advanced event registration models: W3C’s and Microsoft’s. Since neither is cross–browser supported, their use is, for the moment, deprecated. W3C and Microsoft have both developed their own event registration model to replace Netscape’s traditional model. Though I’m not impressed by the Microsoft model, W3C’s is very good, except for one crucial vagueness. Unfortunately few browsers support it at the moment. W3C W3C’s DOM Level 2 Event specificati...

   JavaScript,Event model,this,bubble,capturing     2011-12-27 09:20:44


  Sundar Pichai : Excited to try out iOS 7


Google Android business executives Sundar Pichai said on Twitter that he was excited to try out iOS7 beta and he would like to register as a Apple developer in order to experience iOS 7 early.The real reason why Sundar Pichai expresses interest on iOS 7 is not yet known, but at least "Know thyself, ever-victorious" is correct. Because as a person who is in charge of Android, he should grasp the status of competitors in order to know what the Android system can improve.However, Apple's iOS 7 appl...

   iOS 7,Google,Sundar Pichai     2013-06-12 00:57:30


  Snapkidz for children under 13


According to 36 Kr, in the past, you must be over 13 years old to register on Snapchat, while Snapchat added a new feature called Snapkidz in the latest version of its iOS app last weekend, users under 13 years old can use it now.In short, Snapchat categorize users using people's age. For users older than 13, there are no many changes; but for those younger than 13, you can also fill out the registration form, but these information are not sent to Snapchat for registering a new account, instead...

   Snapchat,Snapkidz,13     2013-06-24 09:49:17