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Developing a REST based Web Service

by Nicholas Floyd | November 2009 | BPEL SOA Web Services

REST (REpresentational State Transfer) is an architecture for distributed hypermedia systems. The World Wide Web is possibly the best known implementation of this architecture style. The term "REST" was coined and described by a dissertation written by Roy Fielding in 2000. This article by Nicholas Floyd covers the architecture which contains four basic constructs that address common concerns such as: scalability, generalized interfaces and resources, and patternized approaches for manipulation of resources.

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CISSP: Security Measures for Access Control

by M. L. Srinivasan | November 2009 | Networking & Telephony

This article by M.L.Srinivasan, covers concepts related to access control, methodologies and techniques, authentication, and access-related attacks and countermeasures.

Access control, as the name implies, is the domain that deals with controlling access to information and the associated information system assets such as computers, networks, data center, etc. As with the overall objective of information security, access control is to preserve the CIA of information assets by way of administrative, technical (logical), and physical controls.

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Extending Tabs in jQuery UI 1.7

by Dan Wellman | November 2009 | MySQL Open Source PHP Web Development

In this article by Dan Wellman, we will look at the tabs component of jQuery UI; a simple but effective means of presenting structured content in an engaging and interactive widget.

In this article, we will discuss the following topics:

  • Controlling tabs using their methods
  • Custom events defined by tabs
  • AJAX tabs
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