Standard ASP.NET Web Forms SEO Friendly Routing


ASP.NET MVC gets all the credit currently for having SEO friendly routing as part of its inherent implementation.  However, similar routing capability was implemented into Standard ASP.NET (Web Forms) 4.0 and is part of all the later 4.x versions as well.  It is also implemented in a fairly similar manner.

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A Software Engineer’s Analysis of the Ongoing US Security Breaches


Years ago when technology security was hardly an afterthought the idea of who was a “hacker” was envisioned to be a young fellow with glasses, a pocket-protector, a spec’d out computer, a talent for low-level coding, and a dial-up modem.

Back in these days there wasn’t any Internet so we had dial-up to owner-operated bulletin boards, IRMA boards for mainframe access, Telnet to get on to the early Internet when it was actually released for public use (few could use such software for anything more than messaging and of course “hacking”), and what we called the “Local Area Network” for corporate communications between departments and “Wide Area Networks’ for cross-location access capabilities.

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ASP.NET MVC vs ASP.NET: The Debate Still Rages


This is a lengthy article that describes the history of how ASP.NET developed in the commercial environments and how ASP.NET MVC has attempted to usurp this powerful and mature environment.  The points used to describe the advantages of ASP.NET MVC when compared to its more mature sibling are described and debunked at length as nothing more than personal preferences by developers who prefer the MVC paradigm.

In the end it is demonstrated that both environments are more or less on an equal footing and it is both marketing hype and preference that has forced an issue that in reality never needed to take place.

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Simple Theming with WPF



When one researches how to set themes with WPF, what is found is a host of articles describing templates, resources and the subsequent support information needed to add such styling into a WPF application.  Here is a link to a very nice article on “The Code Project” that describes quite a bit on the subject in an organized fashion.

A Guided Tour of WPF- Part 5 (Styles)

If one were to take a look at the article (Yes, it is somewhat dated but still quite relevant.) they would see a level of complexity that many may not want to invest in while developing their own WPF applications.

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