an Update & Moving Blogs

I am in the middle of moving & setting up a new hosted by Ghost. Currently moving some contect from my old wordpress blog to Ghost. My old site is still active follow this link. (old site now re-directs to Ghost.) My intentions with this new blog is provide updates…

Covert Redirect & OpenID / OAuth

Recently; and on the back of heartbleed another web security vulnerability was "discovered" or so it was reported. Most prominent headline from last week was from CNET. Serious security flaw in OAuth, OpenID discovered CNET A more measured response to this serious security flaw has been documented by symantec here…

Web Application Security

Over the years I have built up a knowledge base on what to implement and look for when building web applications, these are my thoughts. I have liaised on many occasions with independent security organisations who perform regular audits on web applications. Recently lots of reports circulating about security in…

Toggle Button IOS Style with EXTJS

For a recent project I had the need for a toggle button, similar to the styling in IOS (iPhones, iPads etc.) This was the end result. Source Code here Following are the highlights you can define the labels. you can define the function to call when the toggle button is…

EXTJS Grid Buttons

This topic is something I have been thinking about for a while and not had the chance to do anything about it. Basic problem that needed to be solved was how do you get an EXTJS button into a Grid? Why would you want to place a button in a…

Oracle & Encryption

Recently I had a requirement from a customer to provide a Single Sign On passthrough solution for our web application called Coreportal (Coreportal is an employee and manager self service application within the HR space). Our application already has a single sign on adapter which nicely authenticates against LDAP v…