Non-evil XSS with Drupal & EasyXDM
Most of us are used to seeing "Cross Site Scripting (XSS)" showing up as a common theme in our Drupal Security Advisories every Wednesday as the exposed vulnerability when contributed module security updates are released. But sometimes XSS is not evil. Sometimes it's useful and even necessary. Some common use-cases will be described along with a demo on how to use XSS safely and securely to support features otherwise difficult or impossible to pull off.
About Stephen Barker
Stephen Barker founded Digital Frontiers Media to provide cost-effective excellence to web and interactive multimedia clients in 2007. Stephen was named one of 2010’s “25 People to Watch” in the July issue of Biz941 magazine. Stephen holds a Master's degree from 2006 for his work in Augmented Reality (AR) and Tangible User Interfaces (TUIs) and has over 5 years of experience in these technologies along with building physical computing systems using sensors, video analysis, servos, and other novel input-output devices.