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September 2014

From the Editors Desk

WordPress Plugins

As a recent blow to Envato’s software market, a serious vulnerability has occurred in two popular WordPress plugins, Slider Revolution and Showbiz Pro (WordPress), which have been available for sale on CodeCanyon by the author ThemePunch. The vulnerability allows remote attackers to access the servers of all sites that use early versions of these plugins. This threat exists for all the versions of Slider Revolution earlier than version 4.2 (released in February 2014) and all versions of Showbiz Pro prior to 1.5.3 (released in January 2014). The plugins were patched up by their author in these releases. The two plugins …

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September 2014

From the Editors Desk

Magento Contest

SoftProdigy has been growing the Magento extensions domain by producing exceptional extensions one after the other. The extensions developed in the SoftProdigy labs are channelized towards the idea of improving the online stores and making the shopping experience a lot more convenient for people. At the same time, they are conceived towards making the running of an online store a smooth and hassle free experience for the online retailers. Driven by these sentiments, each and every extension developed by the team of able developers at SoftProdigy has been able to generate a great response from everyone that has been directly …

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September 2014

From the Editors Desk

software outsourcing

There is no fixed formula in any company for which IT services to keep in house, and which ones to ship off to a third party service provider. While one company may feel it a necessity to have an in-house IT team to look after each and every development need that may arise in the company, there could be another that views it as too expensive an investment considering the amount of work that is given to the team in particular. Yet, there are certain services that are increasingly falling into the category of services that most companies prefer outsourcing, …

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September 2014

From the Editors Desk

Node.js.1.0

Every year, hundreds of IT companies develop the new programming codes, versions, tools and techniques to make the programming world trouble-free. In today’s fast evolving app world, we can’t ignore the importance of software versions and their programming codes. In some corners of the programming world, software versions play a vital role.  Take, for instance, Node.js, the development framework that makes JavaScript-based web app usage more popular on servers as well as browsers. This platform is built on Chrome’s Javascript runtime for easy building of scalable network applications. It uses an even-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it efficient and …

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September 2014

From the Editors Desk

Quora's iPad App

Quora, the company that is known for its commitment to knowledge sharing, is finally making its Q&A platform available for iPad and extending its reach onto the last major device platform. The launch of the new app was long awaited. The company had been developing the new app since the last six months as creating a new, unified design for web and mobile apps alike required a lot of work and user testing. Most of the developmental work was done on the back end to improve the experience across platforms and gladly, the company has got it right. It is …

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