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  • Tomorrow’s Web, Today
    Tomorrow’s Web, Today

    Feeling optimistic about the technical future of the Web, Dan finds the opportunity to hack about with some promising new tools: Intersection Observers, Web Workers, Blobs, and the Fetch API.

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  • What Does Jack FM Sound Like?
    What Does Jack FM Sound Like?

    Does Jack FM, Dan's favourite local radio station, always play the same old stuff? Let's find out with the help of some data mining...

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  • A Suitable Blog
    A Suitable Blog

    Dan writes the 594,000th (surviving) word in his blog, making it longer than virtually every novel, and reveals that his family will be getting a little larger this year.

  • Anatomy of Cookie XSS
    Anatomy of Cookie XSS

    Using a real-life vulnerability he discovered on the University of Oxford's IT Services website as an example, Dan reminds you of the importance of sanitising even cookie data to prevent XSS vulnerabilities.