AJAX From a Tester's Point of View

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This paper presents an overview of AJAX, what a black box tester should know before he leaps into AJAX testing, and the security risks that AJAX applications open up. Also discussed are the market trends are for AJAX adoption and its prospective growth potential. Finally the author looks at some of the black box test ideas and recommendations that test two main security concerns in AJAX implementation: data validation and session management.

About the author

Aakash Vakil's picture Aakash Vakil

Aakash Vakil is a CSTE with over six years experience in functional and automated testing. He has worked as test lead, test specialist and test engineer servicing large banking and financial service industry clients. Aakash like to research on latest developments in technology areas with a focus on testing, search engine optimization and web analytics. When he is not testing, he likes to blog about his views and observations about everyday life focusing around testing. His blogs can be read at www.sqablogs.com/aakashvakil and he can be contacted at avakil@deloitte.com.

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