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Computing Hacking & CTF jQuery & JavaScript

CTF – Java Script Kiddie

Even though I know some Javascript, this 400 point web-exploitation hacking challenge from PicoCTF proved to be a difficult for me. Thankfully with my forensic background I was well aware of important elements of this challenge, such as hex, bytes and file signatures. Saying that, it still took a few hours from starting the Java […]

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Computing Fixes & Solutions jQuery & JavaScript

Checking if an element is hidden with jQuery – the correct method

Over the last couple of days I’ve been reviewing code submitted by other programmers for an external project. Two of these developers, who shall remain nameless, were checking whether elements in a form were visible or not. This is quite a common scenario, jQuery is often used to hide, add and remove elements dynamically these […]

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Computing Fixes & Solutions jQuery & JavaScript

jQuery: $ is not a function – Fix for common jQuery error

“Error: $ is not a function”, this is the error that was being thrown back at me while working on a WordPress site the other day. However for the life of me I couldn’t see why my, usual fine¬†JavaScript¬†code, was failing. Was it a problem with my jQuery code, my WordPress installation or both? I […]

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Computing Fixes & Solutions jQuery & JavaScript Programming

jQuery.queue() – An explanation of the jQuery FX method

So today I came across a bit of a UX problem while using jQuery; I wanted to submit some form content using ajax but the feedback messages were flashing up so quickly they were illegible. The simplified situation I ran into was: The user would submit a form of data using ajax, Content would be […]