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Almost all web apps can be described as a database-backed form. For a no-coding approach, I'd recommend Drupal with the Webform module. WordPress with Gravityform is also an option.
I like Gilles's answer but there's another aspect to consider: A principle of unix is that each program is supposed to "do one thing well". Programs weren't supposed to get so big and complicated that the user wouldn't be able to predict the result of running one. If a proper unix program touches a file, it's because you told it to touch that file. The ...
The literal answer is that there is no such thing as an untrusted application running under your account. If you want to run an untrusted application, run it under a different account or in a virtual machine. Typical desktop operating systems such as Unix and Windows and typical mobile operating systems such as Android and iOS have different security ...
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