Jun
27
2007

Inspecting Web Interfaces

(Continued from Secure Web Interfaces) OK, I had a tremendous urge to call this post “Hacking Web Interfaces”. But due to some uneducated folks who believe hacking is a bad word, I think I will stick to its euphemism. The most direct way to feed random data to a web-service is in a raw format. […]

Jun
24
2007

Secure Web Interfaces

On the Internet, security is overrated. Every third site you visit talks about it. But still, not many sites take steps to implement it. This has been the complaint of people all these years and is still true today. Unless it is a site that is dealing with financial transactions, most interfaces provided by these sites […]

Mar
21
2007

Sharing Firefox profiles across Operating Systems

I like Firefox because of innumerable extensions and settings that are available to the user. Not only that, it is the (only?) browser that was available across all the operating systems which provided me with an OS independent experience that the Internet is truly meant to be.  One of the gripes I had about this was […]

Dec
4
2006

Make Yahoo Mail Beta work with any Operating System

A lot of friends had been asking me as to how my Yahoo Mail Beta would work on Windows Millennium, Windows 98 or Linux, so I am writing about it here.  We start from the basics of the problem to solve it (college taught me something didn’t it ) How does Yahoo know i am […]

Oct
17
2006

Orkut for Opera Mini

I have seen some people sit for HOURS at the social networking site called Orkut. Many of them even try to get onto the site through their puny mobile browsers. Some time ago I had written about Opera Mini and how well it rendered pages; even those with Javascript. However it has a flaw… poor/no […]

Oct
10
2006

Skype: Call US and Canada for free in 2006

Under Software By

Now, this is old news. However, since I just helped some folks at my office configure Skype to make free calls to US and/or Canada, I thought of blogging this. You can download Skype from the link given below… What you essentially require is an access to a proxy server in US or Canada. The […]

Sep
15
2006

Random thoughts == System.Random(object thought)

This is the state of my mind at this precise moment. Thinking of code as well as trying to think of something else. Its Friday night, I’ve had my dinner and am really tired to do any more work. Thought of updating my blog, as it has been weeks since I last did it. Just […]

Jun
22
2006

Opera Mini, the GREATEST mobile browser on earth

Believe it or not, I’m posting from a mobile phone… Ever thought this was possible on a Blog without special features for mobile posting? Opera mini is a great software much better than ANY of the so called cell phone browsers. What’s more, it even supports some amount of javascript. I logged in to yahoo […]

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