Using cURL to automate HTTP jobs Date: Jan 19, 2011 The Art Of Scripting HTTP Requests Using Curl ============================================= This document will assume that you're familiar with HTML and general networking. The possibility to write scripts is essential to make a good computer system. Unix' capability to be extended by shell scripts and various tools to run various automated commands and scripts is one reason w..
The HTTP verb PUT under Apache: Safe or Dangerous? "Is the HTTP verb PUT under Apache safe or dangerous?" This is a question I come across often, and have now run into it twice in the work on Atom. So is it safe? The answer is maybe. Here are two such examples: Using DELETE and PUT may be the "right thing to do" in an ideal world, but the fact of the matter is that a lot -- if not the vast majority -- of webservers do not allow these operations...
Secure File Upload Check List With PHP Uploading file on your website is a very common thing nowadays. Image, zip and many other common file type are the usual things we want our users to be able to upload. However, potential evil files such as .exe, .php and other script files are those that we wish they can never be able to upload on to our server. And i am sure you are like me who will wonder whether my upload handler is secure en..