FOSSMeet 2017

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Generating a static web app with GitLab Pages and securing it using OWASP

Submitted by Shrimadhav U K (@spechide) on Saturday, 31 December 2016

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Technical level

Intermediate

Status

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Abstract

The talk will consist mainly on how to deploy a static website properly (both, in terms of usability and security) with a version control system. The audience might learn which files should be version controlled and which type of files should not be placed in the version control repository.
Experience with a version control system is recommended but not mandatory.

Outline

  1. Introduction to Continous Integration (CI).
  2. Why one should use a static site, instead of other available alternatives?
  3. Deploying the web application with a version control system PROPERLY.
  4. The best practises that needs to be followed when deploying the web page to a production environment.
  5. Testing the security of your developed Web Application using Open Source Tools.

Requirements

an open mind, and an enthusiasm to learn new things

Speaker bio

I am a senior undergraduate student at National Institute of Technology, Calicut. My areas of interest include Web Application Security and Security stuff in general. As part of FOSSCell, NITC and Google Students Club, NITC I have conducted various beginner level workshops on technologies including but not limited to GNU/Linux and Android.

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