Every week, I share the most interesting and useful tech articles that I’ve found over the past week. This week’s top articles focus on how a smartphone can hurt your career, popular jQuery plugins, application logic flaws, and more. I hope you find them useful:
Questions for mobile computing
Do you think your company can hold off on the mobile trend for a little while? Think again: Smartphones and tablets outsold PCs for the first time last year, and mobile computing is advancing at a rate much faster than previous new technology.
3 ways your smartphone can hurt your career
I write quite a bit about how much smartphones and mobile apps can help your business. But, be careful: While smartphones may be great for business, they can make you look bad if you unwittingly make any of the mistakes mentioned in this article.
Web application logic flaws that hackers love to abuse
Application security is more important than ever these days. It seems like I’m always reading about a new data breach, and I fear this will only get worse. This article does a nice job pointing out a few of the most common security flaws to look for.
12 most popular jQuery plugins of April 2012
jQuery plugins give developers all sorts of new ways to improve their web applications. Even better yet, there’s a seemingly endless supply of new and exciting plugins. This article lists some of the most popular ones from last month.