Web Development News October 2010 A

I was away on vacation last week, and didnt have time to write an article. Here are some interesting news articles from the first half of October.


Smashing Magazine has put together a good article covering common website security mistakes. This is a great read for any web developer: http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2010/10/18/common-security-mistakes-in-web-applications/


Nicholas Zakas discusses Server-Sent events, which are similar to sockets, opening long running requests that listen for server-side HTTP responses. There are some subtle differences, learn more: http://www.nczonline.net/blog/2010/10/19/introduction-to-server-sent-events/


A new version 1.4.3 of jQuery was released. This version has lots of improvements, especially with the overhauled CSS engine: http://blog.jquery.com/2010/10/16/jquery-143-released/

YUI 3 gallery now features an SVG extension, check it out: http://www.yuiblog.com/blog/2010/10/18/gallery-svg/

A new version 1.3 of MooTools was released. There are many changed, especially the new selector engine, slick: http://mootools.net/blog/2010/10/11/mootools-core-1-3-stable-and-mootools-more-1-3rc/