Swift development sees fast uptake since being open sourced

Toward the end of last year, Newmarket, Ontario-based PerfectlySoft was waiting to see if an important bet would pay off:...

June 16th, 2016 Gary Hilson

JavaScript has gone bad, beating out macros as top choice for spreading malware and ransomware

It’s quick, it’s easy, and it’s edged out macros embedded in Microsoft Office as the number one way to spread...

June 1st, 2016 Gary Hilson

JavaScript founder dismisses Google Native Client

JavaScript founder dismisses Google Native Client

SAN FRANCISCO -- Questioning Google's Native Client development efforts, JavaScript founder Brendan Eich argued on Wednesday that JavaScript is sufficient for...

June 1st, 2012 Paul Krill

JavaScript graduates to the server

JavaScript graduates to the server

SAN FRANCISCO -- Although it is just three years old, Node.js is gaining traction as an application development platform, letting...

February 7th, 2012 Paul Krill

SQL injection in 97% of data breaches

SQL injection in 97% of data breaches

LONDON -- SQL injection attacks have been around for more than ten years, and security professionals are more than capable...

January 25th, 2012 sophie curtis

4D has platform for building Web-based business apps

4D has platform for building Web-based business apps

SAN FRANCISCO  -- Development tools vendor 4D Inc. will introducing an open source, end-to-end JavaScript platform called Wakanda next week,...

June 9th, 2011 Paul Krill

LinkedIn tip: How to discover the hottest new job skills

LinkedIn tip: How to discover the hottest new job skills

Most people understand the basics of LinkedIn: You complete your profile, connect with colleagues, join groups and--if you're invested enough--you...

February 10th, 2011 Kristin Burnham

Twitter fixes cross-site scripting flaw

Twitter fixes cross-site scripting flaw

A serious security flaw was apparently found on Twitter on Tuesday but was quickly fixed. The problem was a cross-site...

September 21st, 2010 Jeremy Kirk

HTML5 won

HTML5 won

TORONTO--Despite persistent industry chatter about HTML5 eventually bringing on the demise of Adobe’s Flash, an executive with Adobe Systems Corp....

April 26th, 2010 Kathleen Lau