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Python wordpress plugin: easily embed and run python code in your website

Create.withcode.uk is designed to allow anyone to write, run, debug and share python code that runs in your browser. It’s designed primarily for use in schools to allow teachers to quickly share code with students that they can adapt, debug and use. Here’s an example python program that asks you for your name then says

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Cybersecurity: What is XSS?

With the ransomware attack on the NHS dominating the news headlines this week, here’s – at last – some good news related to cyber security. Back in February I launched a Bug Bounty competition to encourage school students to responsibly disclose any bugs, vulnerabilities or problems with the site rather than maliciously exploit them. I’m

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Bug bounty: 2 major bug fixes thanks to reports by students in one week

Did you know bugs in computer code are named after one a tiny moth that exploded when it landed on a computer? The heat from the valve killed the moth, which blew the glass casing around the valve and broke the whole computer system. Fixing the problem with the computer code literally meant going looking for

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