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It's time for another episode of Good Idea / Bad Idea: Good Idea! Catching a specific exception from a suspect numeric conversion and showing a polite input error message. Bad Idea! Catching all exceptions and "swallowing" the exception. Okay, so it's...
Every company I consult with invariably has their own "security" assembly and they all have a hard-coded encryption key with the IV and the method to decrypt is right next to the method to encrypt. This is what I call marginal protection . Yes...
Naming conventions are like arm pits. Everyone has them and they all stink! Well, at least that's the perspective of pretty much every developer an DBA alike. I will present my own personal philosophy for naming conventions on databases and hopefully...