Synopses & Reviews
Glaser explains how to design secure mobile applications using PHP5.4 and MySQL 5.5 on a Linux web server. A valid SSL certificate active on the web server is required for many of the code samples tofunction properly, he says. His topics include PHP security anti-patterns, template strategy patterns, professional exception anderror handling, secure session management, secure client server form validation, secure file uploading, Twitter authentication and SSL cURL, and common Facebook canvas vulnerability points.Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
The world is becoming increasingly mobile. Smartphones and tablets have become more powerful and popular, with many of these devices now containing confidential business, financial, and personal information. This has led to a greater focus on mobile software security. Establishing mobile software security should be of primary concern to every mobile application developer. This book explains how you can create mobile social applications that incorporate security throughout the development process.
Although there are many books that address security issues, most do not explain how to incorporate security into the building process. Secure Development for Mobile Apps does exactly that. Its step-by-step guidance shows you how to integrate security measures into social apps running on mobile platforms. You ll learn how to design and code apps with security as part of the process and not an afterthought. The author outlines best practices to help you build better, more secure software.
This book provides a comprehensive guide to techniques for secure development practices. It covers PHP security practices and tools, project layout templates, PHP and PDO, PHP encryption, and guidelines for secure session management, form validation, and file uploading. The book also demonstrates how to develop secure mobile apps using the APIs for Google Maps, YouTube, jQuery Mobile, Twitter, and Facebook. While this is not a beginner s guide to programming, you should have no problem following along if you ve spent some time developing with PHP and MySQL.