An overview of the evolving web platform, including APIs, feeds, web services and asynchronous messaging
Web security basics, including common vulnerabilities, common cures, state management and session management
How to protect your server, including front-line defense, dealing with application servers, PHP and scripting
Vulnerabilities among web standards such as HTTP, XML, JSON, RSS, ATOM, REST, and XDOS
How to secure web services, build secure APIs, and make open mashups secure
Securing Ajax Applications takes on the challenges created by this new generation of web development, and demonstrates why web security isn't just for administrators and back-end programmers any more. It's also for web developers who accept the responsibility that comes with using the new wonders of the Web.