Daily Archives: October 19, 2013

HTML Escaping for Secure Web Pages

Cross Site Scripting (XSS) is a well known challenge for web sites to protect against.  The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) has great resources such as the XSS Prevention Cheat Sheet that is a worthwhile read for anyone wanting to understand the issues deeper.  I came across the issue again in a discussion of whether Magento […]

Visualizing Magento 2 Module Dependencies

Magento 2 is working on improving the module dependencies problem from Magento 1.  If you look in app/code/*/*/etc/module.xml you will notice there are now dependency declarations in these files.  Knowing full well WORK IN THIS AREA IS NO WHERE NEAR FINISHED and the current files were probably generated automatically by grep commands or similar (so any […]