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Remember, if you're rejecting a form after it fails validation and you put the values back in the form for the user's convenience, you still have to sanitize your output.

CSRF is especially potent if a user falls for an XSS attack.
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Validate the input, sanitize the output.  Always always always.
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Someone needs to spray paint "Disagreeable Lupus" on this.
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In case anyone is out of the loop...  Verizon just bought AOL.
 
#pixelpushing

And then the once-mighty AOL was all like...
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How to know that the MESSENGER spacecraft really has completed its final orbit:

https://eyes.nasa.gov/dsn/dsn.html

Just before it crashes, the spacecraft will go behind Mercury relative to our viewpoint.  When that happens, the signal with the Deep Space Network will be lost.

If the signal is never reacquired, then we know that the mission came to its expected end.  If we do reacquire the signal, then we get another last orbit... but really, people have done the math, and re-checked it at every opportunity.  The MESSENGER spacecraft will complete its mission at 12:26pm MST (1:26pm MDT for those who are still stuck with 18th century time conventions).

This really is the closest to real time way to confirm that MESSENGER's mission is over.
The real time status of communications with our deep space explorers
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The MESSENGER mission has just reached its final apoapsis.  Next periapsis is below the surface of Moho Mercury in about 4 hours.

Unfortunately, they're not using any time warp tricks, haven't tinkered with the physics, and are using realistic parts, so no potential for it to bounce or pass through the planet.  They are, however, using a very sophisticated dynamic terrain modeling system, and expect the crater to be 16 meters (52 feet) wide.

Official MESSENGER mission site:  http://messenger.jhuapl.edu/
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Rest in pieces...!
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I thought that I would
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Could cheer my -- ah drat.
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If you resort to ad-hominem attacks, such as calling pro-GMO and pro-vaccine people shills, you have already lost, because by attacking a (purely imagined) quality of the person making the argument, rather than the argument itself, you have conceded that your own argument has no merit.
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So, any ideas for a website based application that would show off the capabilities of Websockets?

IRC style chat comes to mind, of course... but what about after that?
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First birthday.
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Let's see... First these will be mashed up in an enzyme cocktail... Steeped and churned in an acid bath... Then mixed and stewed in an alkaline solution before even starting the process of entering our blood steam...

And yet, their alkalinity is expected to cure diseases?

Someone failed 3rd grade.
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They didn't clarify what diseases. Its a very generalized term. Its like saying I can breath in many gases and I'm not dead, without clarifying what gasses I did or did not breath in.  Yeah its misleading their claim of curing disease without stating which disease it cures. 
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One thing about the all-caps tradition with working in SQL -- it's a little stress relieving, knowing that I get to yell at my database whenever I want...
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The next time I have a content staging server, I'm going to name it The Titanic.

That way, when it's time to deploy content changes, I can say The Titanic is syncing.
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Software Engineer at SelectShops.com currently launching Bedding.com
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OOP programming, especially PHP. Relational databases. WebSockets and other HTTP related technologies.
Employment
  • SelectShops.com
    Software Engineer, 2014 - present
    Launching new version of Bedding.com
  • McMurry/TMG
    Software Engineer, 2012 - 2013
    Create and maintain sites for major hospitals and educational institutions using Drupal, Symfony2 and other content management systems
  • ICUC Moderation
    Software Developer, 2009 - 2013
    Design, create and maintain tools to allow moderators and content managers to more quickly, completely and accurately respond to social media content using various APIs, and simplify engagement report creation for the clients of ICUC Moderation.
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Phoenix, AZ - Logan, UT - Fort Lewis, WA - South Korea
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Software Developer, Science Fan, Father
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I am a nerd, but the good kind of nerd.
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Tripled a company's productivity with 3000 lines of PHP code. Put up with $11/hour wages for 2 years afterwards.
Education
  • Stevens-Henager College
    Computer Science, 2004 - 2007
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They have gotten my drive-through orders wrong 6 times in a row. Today, they couldn't get "4 bacon egg and cheese McGriddles" right, and instead gave me 4 bacon egg and cheese biscuits. Last time, I asked for no ketchup on a burger and got extra ketchup. I don't expect much, since it's fast food... but it's not too much to ask for the guy taking my order to hit the right buttons on his screen, and confirm that the right options pop up, especially when it happens at different times of day with different people taking the order.
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