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The Practice archive provides access to all Practice articles published in past issues of Communications of the ACM.

May 2009


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Security in the Browser

Security in the Browser

Users with no security training download Web browsers from the Internet without precaution, and demand that they be fast and easy to use. What can be done to make  browsers secure while preserving their usability?


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API Design Matters

API Design Matters

It is very easy to create a bad API and rather difficult to create a good one.  Recent APIs implemented in modern programming languages make the same mistakes as their 20-year-old counterparts written…


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Debugging AJAX in Production

Debugging AJAX in Production

Lacking proper browser support, what steps can we take to debug production AJAX code?

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