Jeff Cogswell

Jeff Cogswell is the author of several tech books including “C++ All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies,” “C++ Cookbook,” and “Designing Highly Useable Software.” A software engineer for over 20 years, Jeff has written extensively on many different development topics. An expert in C++ and JavaScript, he has experience starting from low-level C development on Linux, up through modern Web development in JavaScript and jQuery, PHP, and ASP.NET MVC.
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Choosing a JavaScript Framework

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When Coding, Think ‘Security Always’

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When should you begin layering security into that software you’re building? The answer is always “immediately.” Whatever you’re programming—whether a


Tips for Acing Your Coding Test

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jQuery for Beginners

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