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Application Design and Passwords

Application Design and Passwords

Question:
How do you protect an application with a password and store it in the application’s exe-file?

Answer:
You’d have to hard code the password in. Then in the FormCreate method of your main form, you’d do something like this:

procedure TForm1.FormCreate(Sender: TObject);var  pwrd : String;  PassOK : Boolean;begin  Counter := 1;  PassOK := False;  while (Counter 

This simple password validation gives the user three tries to come up with the correct password. You could be more elaborate by using a resource file with a string resource that is read at run time.

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