Website Hacked Report 2016 – Q1 :

Based on our data, the three CMS platforms most being affected are WordPress, Joomla! and Magento. This does not imply these platforms are more or less secure than others.


Hide your .git/config directory :

A lot of developers have horror stories about doing stupid things that cause security issues. A few years ago I was creating an open source app and accidentally committed and pushed up a config file containing my email login and password. It went completely unnoticed until a very nice guy emailed me and told me what I had done. Still to this day I have that weird feeling in my stomach when thinking about it. Major fail!

A simple batch to delete git files from project :

FOR /F “tokens=*” %%G IN (‘DIR /B /AD /S *.git*’) DO RMDIR /S /Q “%%G”

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Intercooler (+ JQuery)

Intercooler is very simple to use if you have any web development experience. Anyone reading this should be familiar with anchor tags in HTML:

Additionally, this makes intercooler a great tool for adding AJAX incrementally to an existing web app: there is no need for a huge rewrite, you can just start using it in the high value parts of your app quickly and simply.