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Re^2: How to hide JAVASCRIPT coding from CGI?

by Hero Zzyzzx (Curate)
on Mar 14, 2005 at 20:58 UTC ( #439447=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: How to hide JAVASCRIPT coding from CGI?
in thread How to hide JAVASCRIPT coding from CGI?

It's even easier than that- users can turn off javascript anywhere they want, nullifying your client-side validation altogether.

If you use Mozilla Firefox and the Web Developer Extension it is INCREDIBLY easy to muck with form values- you can turn POSTs to GETs, make all variables "writable" right in the browser, and generally wreck havoc on brittle form validation. Use javascript for UI/notification icing, server-side for real variable sanitization.

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