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Items tagged json in Mar, 2007

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Triplr. Ultra simple GET-based web service for converting RSS / Atom / RDF / Microformats+GRDDL to HTML / ntriples / RDF / RSS / JSON / Turtle. Small pieces, loosely joined. # 30th March 2007, 3:30 pm

JSON and JSON-RPC for Erlang. Nice example of using lists:reverse and an accumulator to efficiently build a string in reverse order. # 25th March 2007, 4:29 pm

Security; AJAX; JSON; Satisfaction. The JSON attack I linked to earlier only works against raw arrays, which technically aren’t valid JSON anyway. # 6th March 2007, 8:06 am

JSON is not as safe as people think it is. Joe Walker reminds us that even authenticated JSON served without a callback or variable assignment is vulnerable to CSRF in Firefox, thanks to that browser letting you redefine the Array constructor. # 5th March 2007, 10:51 pm

json-taglib. Because JSON just doesn’t have enough angle brackets. # 4th March 2007, 8:52 pm

Safe JSON (via) Subtle but important point about JSON APIs: you shouldn’t use a callback or variable assignment for JSON incorporating private user data, especially if it’s at a predictable URL. # 2nd March 2007, 1:11 pm

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