Tim TrottTim TrottA journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
Welcome!

Hi, I'm Tim Trott. I'm an experienced Software Engineer in Glasgow, Scotland, with a love for Photograpy, Space, UX and internet security.

My goal here is to share my experiences, knowledge, photography, and help people through writing articles and tutorials. I like to write about computers and technology, photography and astronomy, travel and cooking.


What is Internal Implementation Disclosure?
08/03/2016Security & Privacy
Internal Implementation Disclosure is the process whereby your web application leaks information about the software being run, the server technology and operating system to a malicious hacker.
What’s New in MVC6 and Why MVC6 is the Best Yet
08/03/2016ASP.Net
There are lots of changes introduced in MVC6, not least of which is a new view engine to replace Razor. This tutorial outlines the changes to MVC6 and explains why this is the best version yet.
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.Net Core and Why it’s the Future
07/03/2016ASP.Net
Microsoft's latest focus is on .NET Core as the future of its development platform. In this article we look at what .Net Core is and how it differs from Microsoft's .NET Framework.
Introduction to Adobe Photoshop
05/03/2016Graphic Design
Adobe Photoshop is an incredibly powerful image editor, but it can also be very intimidating to the newcomer. If you want to start using Photoshop but don't know where to start, this tutorial will get you started.
Cookie Security and Session Hijacking
01/03/2016Security & Privacy
Cookie security is a very important aspect of every website and goes hand in hand with HTTPS encryption and session management.
Final Knee Surgury
01/03/2016Health & Fitness
Finally, after a year of being referrered between various physios and consultants, I have had my final knee operation which has at long last fixed my damaged knee.
Typography
27/02/2016Graphic Design
Typography is the art and technique of arranging type to make written language legible, readable and appealing when displayed.
Colour Theory
20/02/2016Graphic Design
Colour is by far one of the most important elements in graphic design. Different colours evoke different feelings. This article explains how colours can be used to create feelings and moods.
Graphic Design Elements & Principles
13/02/2016Graphic Design
Graphic design elements and principals are very important, and once you understand them, you will become a better designer. These tips are beneficial to amateurs and professionals alike and correctly utilizing them will improve your graphic design skills.
What is Cross Site Scripting? (XSS)
10/02/2016Security & Privacy
In this tutorial we are going to learn about Cross Site Scripting, or XSS as it is sometimes known. We'll look at the concept of untrusted data and input sanitisation.