Its a common requirement that we require a captcha to be integrated on our page. I would like to mention a free captcha service which can be implemented in integrated on websites. What is reCaptcha? reCAPTCHA is a free CAPTCHA service that helps to digitize books, newspapers and old time radio shows. It’s Free! Yep, […]

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Hashed passwords provide much better security than storing passwords in the database as simple text. They are, however, potentially vulnerable to a dictionary attack. In a dictionary attack, the attacker attempts to guess passwords by using software to iteratively hash all words in a large dictionary and compare the generated hashes to the stored hash […]

Every application uses username and password to provide security to the systems. The way an application handles the storage of password defines the level of security provided by the application. The password should not be stored in the database as a string. Rather, it should be converted to an unrecognizable value that is unique for […]

Are you Searching for a web control for your webpage which allows you to create a cool slideshow of images?? Slide.Show Vertigo Has developed an open source control in silverlight which is highly customised and can be used by publishing highly-customizable photo and video slideshows on the Web. Features of Slide.Show Minimal setup and configuration […]

The task is to parse a XML file retrieved from the RSS feed. Below is the sample partial XML file taken from a Leading Geographical alerts website’s RSS feeds. As we can we there are two items(alerts) in the file one for Tropical Cyclone SINLAKU-08 and other for Tropical Cyclone IKE-08. Lets write the code […]

Problem: How to pass values into a usercontrol as querystrings in asp.net. More References to the problem as as follows: Pass querystring to user control? Pass QueryString as Integer to UserControl Solution: One Can definitely use Session Variables to give the functionality. Set the session variable value in the page and then retrieve the value […]