What Is a Website Defacement Attack and How to Prevent It?

Website defacement is a type of website vandalism. In short, an attacker finds a way to modify the files or contents of your website without your permission. Usually, they’ll change the contents of your website to something intended to embarrass you. Sometimes, activists deface websites of companies or organizations with whom they disagree, to raise awareness of what they see as that company’s misdeeds. Learn all about it from Eric Boersma on Site24x7’s blog.

A DNS Monitoring Guide: What It Is and How to Do It

The Domain Name System, or DNS, underpins every service that connects to the giant network that we call the internet. Think of DNS as the giant internet-scale directory that maps the human-readable address to the machine-readable address. As you can imagine, the DNS service plays a vital role in connecting users to their favorite websites. Any disruption in this service would cause your website to be inaccessible to your customers and users. This is where DNS monitoring services come in. Find out more from John Pereira on Site24x7’s blog.

Digital Experience and Digital Experience Platforms, Defined

Usually, people want a seamless experience when they interact with any organization. Whether a B2B or B2C interaction, the expectation is the same. In our world today, it’s nearly impossible to interact with an organization without using technology. When a person interacts with an organization via a digital medium, it can be termed digital experience. In this post from Pius Aboyi, you can learn about what digital experience is and digital experience platforms, including some best practices and pitfalls of implementing them on Site24x7’s blog.

Synthetic Monitoring: A Detailed Introductory Guide

Have you ever said to yourself, “I’m not completely sure if my users can access my website”? It’s frightening to say it out loud, yet more common than you think. Even if you use strong engineering practices while developing software, there are no guarantees. Your production system could be down with you being none the wiser. Unless you actively monitor it, that is. There are many tools to monitor applications. One, in particular, called synthetic monitoring, is a great fit to answer that question. In this post on Site24x7’s blog, Mario Fernandez introduces synthetic monitoring to you.

Git Status in Depth: Understanding Your File States

Git offers the git status command for this purpose. It helps developers track their uncommitted changes and understand how their project files are being tracked. In this post from Siddhant Varma, you can explore this status command in-depth and learn how it can be used effectively to understand your file statuses on CloudBees’ blog.

SecDevOps: A Practical Guide to the What and the Why

Software is becoming increasingly complex with each passing year, which is making it harder to prevent security issues from impacting operations. For this reason, a growing number of engineering departments are addressing the issue by migrating from DevOps and DevSecOps to SecDevOps—a new strategy that involves prioritizing security in the software delivery pipeline. Find out more from Justin Reynolds on Plutora’s blog.

React Native WebViews: A Step by Step Tutorial

WebView is a tool for displaying web pages inside an application. It has a wide range of use-cases in mobile and desktop applications. As a result, you’ll find a dedicated WebView widget in almost every popular software development kit and framework. In this post on Waldo’s blog, Pius Aboyi walks through a detailed step-by-step guide for using React Native WebView.

Build a React Native Picker: Tutorial With Examples

When you’re building mobile apps, one of the most common components you need is a picker. A picker allows you to use your system’s UI component to choose an option from a list. From choosing dates for booking flights to selecting options in a form, pickers are used everywhere. In this tutorial from Siddhant Varma on Waldo’s blog, you can build a React Native picker and understand how it works.

Selenium Grid: A Simple Introduction and Complete Tutorial

We also updated a post on Selenium Grid. Selenium Grid, in turn, is a component of the Selenium suite that specializes in grid testing, which is a form of testing that allows teams to quickly and easily test their web apps across a variety of environments. This post is an introductory guide to Selenium Grid. You can learn some fundamentals about grid testing and how to get started with Selenium Grid on Testim’s blog.