The “Designer” Vocabulary


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Recently I found a very interesting post titled “Designers Who Don’t Talk Like Designers Get Hired”. The particular paragraph in question was:

“Many designers talk to businesses from a designer’s perspective. This results in lost contracts, poor communication, and feeling as though design is unappreciated by the client. It turns out that by learning to take a business perspective, designers can win more contracts, earn more from their work, and be more valued.”

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Building Mobile Web Apps the Right Way: Tips and Techniques


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Mobile as a Platform

We’ve all got a mobile device these days – whether it’s a smartphone like the iPhone or a touchscreen tablet like the iPad – and most of us in the industry will use many different features of our mobile devices for various purposes.

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How To Mix Finance And Fun? This Guy Can Tell You!


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This finance wiz hails from Kerala, grew up in Kolkata and has worked in Mumbai; but Bangalore is his number 1 choice to live in, thanks to the great weather, opportunities and freedom that the city offers.

He’s been doing a fabulous job re-shaping the image of our finance team as a business contributor rather than an enabler. And he has the CEO award and the CFO Next award to show for it!

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Glimpse with ASP.NET


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The moment I say Glimpse with asp.net, .Net developers might start thinking that I am talking about some features of Asp.net. But I am actually talking about “Glimpse” – an open source tool that helps in web debugging and diagnosing Asp.net 4.0 applications.

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Bash Code Injection Vulnerability via Specially Crafted Environment Variables


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Bash Code Injection Vulnerability via Specially Crafted Environment Variables (CVE-2014-6271 (aka Shellshock ), CVE-2014-7169). This is one the most vulenerable bug we have seen in Linux at current time. Due to this bug, we are seeing lots of business impact in entire world.

Details of CVE-2014-6271

A flaw was found in the way Bash evaluated certain specially crafted environment variables. An attacker could use this flaw to override or bypass environment restrictions to execute shell commands. Certain services and applications allow remote unauthenticated attackers to provide environment variables, allowing them to exploit this issue.

Details of CVE-2014-7169

It was found that the fix for CVE-2014-6271 was incomplete, and Bash still allowed certain characters to be injected into other environments via specially crafted environment variables. An attacker could potentially use this flaw to override or bypass environment restrictions to execute shell commands. Certain services and applications allow remote unauthenticated attackers to provide environment variables, allowing them to exploit this issue.

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