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Secure Java Development Concepts

This chapter goes beyond what would traditionally be covered in a chapter on Java security, and it does not cover strictly Java security topics in depth. Rather, it addresses fundamental Java development concepts. We should make sure that we are on a solid foundation in Java development. You can develop very secure code in Java, but if you do not realize what you are doing, your code can be unwittingly insecure.

This chapter will also help Java Integrated Development Environment (IDE) programmers better understand the development process outside of the tools (such as JDeveloper, NetBeans, or Eclipse). IDEs do a pretty good job, but do not blindly trust one to understand and enforce secure development ...

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