February 10, 2003

Storing Your Secret Data in Windows

Developers often ask me how they can safely store secret information when building secure systems. A secret is any data known only to one or more valid computers, users, or

Creating a popup calendar control

Many data entry forms have one or more text fields that the user should fill with a date value. Many sites have a button near these fields that when clicked

Disabling the session state to improve performances

Sessions management consumes server’s resources and memory, thus, if you don’t use them in your application, you should disable them to improve performances. You can disable sessions for the entire

Relative Urls in user controls

Urls that you set in user-control’s child controls are relative to the user control’s directory, not to the host page’s directory. Say for example that you have an user-control located