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Security in GWT

Hussein Baghdadi
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Hi.
How much GWT are secure?
Do GWT applications protect us from XSS attacks? Any special steps are required?
Appreicate your kind help.
Robert Hanson
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GWT compiles to JS, so it doesn't protect you any more than any other JS app.

There is actually a really good and fairly long article on the GWT site addressing this topic. It was authored by one of the members of the GWT team.

http://groups.google.com/group/Google-Web-Toolkit/web/security-for-gwt-applications


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