Hacking the Web
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Hacking the Web
The web and social media from a developer's perspective. New tech, new business, and how they affect all of us.
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Stay N Alive: Twitter and Facebook Both Quietly Kill RSS, Completely

Stay N Alive: Twitter and Facebook Both Quietly Kill RSS, Completely | Hacking the Web | Scoop.it
It seems Twitter has completely removed the ability to consume their feeds via the open standard of RSS in favor of their more proprietary API formats.
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Life beyond HTTP 1.1: Google’s SPDY - igvita.com

Life beyond HTTP 1.1: Google’s SPDY - igvita.com | Hacking the Web | Scoop.it
Google's Chrome browser dropped the "http://" prefix in their location bar about a year ago, and as it turns out, not just for aesthetic reasons: if you are using Chrome, and you are using Google web services today, chances are, you are not running over HTTP! Let that sink in for a minute. More likely, your browser is using SPDY - let's dig in.
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There's more to HTML escaping than &, , and "

If I had a dollar for every HTML escaper that only escapes &, <, >, and ", I'd have $0. Because my account would've been pwned via XSS.
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A day in the life of a slow page at Stack Overflow

In this post I would like to walk through our internal process of tuning a particular page on Stack Overflow.

In this example I will be looking at our badge detail page. It is not the most important page on the site, however it happens to showcase quite a few issues.
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