Java News from Sunday, October 1, 2006

IBM's developerWorks has published my latest article, Fuzz testing. This article introduces a technique for hardening applications against unexpected input. Implemented well, fuzz testing dramatically reduces the chance your application will crash in production. It is also a critical technique for security conscious programmers. If you don't use these techniques, crackers will. If you've never heard the term "fuzz testing" before, you need to read this article.