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Who is Bobby Tables?

From the webcomic xkcd

xkcd Bobby Tables Cartoon


School: Hi, this is your son's school. We're having some computer trouble.

Mom: Oh, dear -- Did he break something?

School: In a way. Did you really name your son Robert'); DROP TABLE Students;--?

Mom: Oh. Yes. Little Bobby Tables we call him.

School: Well, we've lost this year's student records. I hope you're happy.

Mom: And I hope you've learned to sanitize your database inputs.

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To do

  • Explain why creating code from outside data is bad.
  • Potential speed win when reusing prepared statements.

Thanks

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