Monthly Archive: October 2004

The PowerCollections project

The PowerCollections project

The PowerCollections project is a community project sponcered by wintellect to develop a collection classes library for .NET 2.0. Browse the Power Collections for .NET documentation or download the latest version. For more information...

UrlAuthorization vulnerability in ASP.NET

UrlAuthorization vulnerability in ASP.NET

A serious vulnerability issue that affects ASP.NET was recently discovered. There’s a bug in ASP.NET’s canonicalization process which can allow an attacker to slip past the UrlAuthorizationModule by using a backslash instead of a...

Validation code is not sexy!

Validation code is not sexy!

Here’s what the MSDN entry about validation (http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dnaspp/html/aspplusvalid.asp) has to say: “Validation code is not particularly sexy to write.“ I wonder what the author means by “sexy code” ….

GnuWin32 project

GnuWin32 project

After the time I spent making Flex compile on win32 platform (see this post) I found out about the GnuWin32 project which provides Win32 (MS Windows 95 / 98 / ME / NT / 2000...