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Login page code enhancement

I am starting to learn ASP.NET, and I am designing a page for an admin to login and do some stuff. I have the username and password for the admin stored in Web.config (Is that a good practice?). ...
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Copy Data from Informix to SQL Server

The following method copies data from Informix db to SQL Server db and it's so slow, I want to refactor it so it could be more readable and faster: ...
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Scoping resources per HTTP request

I am using this code in an MVC application to manage objects that should only have one instance per request. ...
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Unit of work using session for NHibernate for WebApi and MVC

My goal was to use the NHibernate Session and to create a UnitOfWork class that I could use thoughout my project. My goals are: Calling Commit should commit everything including un-flushed state ...
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Improving a hand rolled Select tag with OptGroups

I am working in asp.net. The asp:dropdownlist does not have an option for optgroups. I attempted to roll my own select using HtmlTextWriter but it feels flimsy at best. The following code works, ...
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Which is correct : Open one Connection for inserting List of objects or open connection for every single insertion?

I have written the following method twice but I don't know which is better from performance perspective, code design and best practice. First: ...
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Building a simple REST service using Web API 1.0

Friends, It's been several years since I last worked with the ASP.NET Web API framework. Even then I had developed with it minimally. I have a requirement for a service that will allow for the ...
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Recurring tasks in ASP.NET MVC

I have 2 alternatives for executing recurring tasks in ASP.NET MVC. We just need to add some code in Global.asax First alternative: ...
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REST Web API Claims / Identity 'refresh' per request

I intend to expose a ASP.Net REST API for a project. I would like to use the default ASP.Net Identity system to provide the SQL backend. Users are managed in a different project. For my REST API ...
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Creating controls on a page which differ slightly depending on an external state

I've got a part of my application which deals with tracking the dates a particular item is worked on. It is a single aspnet page, which displays controls to either start or stop tracking, depending on ...
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Get Word Doc from SQL table, save temp file, edit that file, save new doc in a different table

I have Frankensteined the crap out of this method and just wanted to make sure of two things. I'd like to make sure that this is the best route to take. If it isn't, I would welcome with open arms ...
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SQL Inserting up to 10'000 records from a table to a secondary table

I'm relatively new to ASP.net and working with larger data sets as a fresh graduate, and I am currently maintaining/developing for an ASP webform and T-SQL system at the moment where we have a ...
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Utilizing Areas to handle subdomains with shared state/resources

I am currently working on a side-project and have the basic foundation and architecture I want in place for the site. I wanted to get your opinion and thoughts on my current practices and methods ...
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Joining tables with EF

Here is my database: Here is my viewModel: ...
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Modifying the response object for creating and downloading a document

I've been looking at some code done in C# ASP .NET WebForms and for some reason I really don't like the below code. What is the best alternative for creating a document and downloading it in Webforms, ...
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Central Database class

I have this web site I inherited as part of my job and it has some old code. I'd like to optimize it, but I don't really have the time to do it right, so I'm looking for some "low hanging fruit" to ...
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First SignalR application (Connecting 2 clients; mobile and desktop)

Two days ago I started reading about SignalR and today I started writing a simple application. I have written the code below so far, but I was wondering if you have some tips to improve my code. ...
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Gathering tokens from ASP.NET routes

This is one of the (many) utilitarian classes I have that I use with my ASP.NET sites. The basis of this one is to make gathering certain tokens that I use periodically, to make URL's more friendly. ...
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Dynamically created controls in Page_Load()

I have a question regarding creating controls in runtime in ASP.NET 4.0. I'm building a application and in admin.aspx page I have multiple controls (DropDownLists) which are dynamically created with ...
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Web API Interview Practical Test

A week ago, I applied for a 'Software Engineering Internship' at one of the company. Since I know C++, C#, Java well and have worked on couple of ASP.NET MVC projects with MS SQL server before, I knew ...
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Safe Login Standards [closed]

I'm really trying to wrap my head around application safety in some web pages. I'd like to mention some of the things I've done in the past and hear some critiques on how I can get better. ...
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Identity OAuth implementation with Owin

I am building an MVC 5 application using code-first Entity Framework 6 and a customised ASP.NET Identity model for authentication. I will only be authenticating against external OAuth providers ...
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Simple and reusable system for user registration and tracking and auto-updates - follow-up

This is a follow up question of this one. Since the original question was posted, it has turned out that in some cases I want the code to be synchronous and in others to be async. I have updated the ...
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Combating magic strings in a web application

I'm on a quest to combat all the magic strings which tends to pile up in an ASP.NET MVC application. All reviews will be highly appreciate but please note that: Some of the classes contains more ...
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Validating users with Roles

I am using the following to validate my user which works but i wish to incoperate roles so I used the reg iis to add the standard tables aspnet_UsersInRoles. What I basically want is the ability to ...
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Using the ConcurrentBag as an object pool for an ASP.NET application

Is there anything wrong with this implementation of an object pool that will be called from an ASP.NET application? The object I want to pool has extremely expensive initialization, so currently I ...
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Save data button

This is a commonly used format for our save button for a lot of our pages. I parameterized (to prevent SQL injection) a lot of this. For this page, there's a ton of textboxes and other stuff, so ...
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WCF generic proxy caller

I have an ASP.NET web-client and many WCF services. I used it this way: ...
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Should I be using a stored procedure for this function in my code behind?

We typically do our saves and deletes for our asp.net pages (SQL Server as back-end) in the code behind. I've seen some reference the idea of creating a stored procedure for this purpose. Is this the ...
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Using custom negotiator and custom formatter in Web API 2

Here's my custom formatter which I want to use for "application/x.product" content type: ...
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Audit table queries for various combinations of search criteria

I've created a search page on a rather large Audit table (populated by triggers on every database). There are 4 fields you can search by (and I put each textbox next to each other): User ID, Table ID, ...
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Store TotalCount in ViewState

Is there a more concise way of doing this? ...
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Extracting SoftDelete from DbContext

I have a DbContext with a SoftDelete implementation inside it. To make it more clear and maintainable, I wanted to extract it to ...
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External application for the web application deployment

I need an external application that helps deployment of the web application. The application should create the aspnetdb database on the dedicated SQL server. Then ...
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Checking overlap ranges between two prices

I have a method (C#, .NET framework 4.0) to check overlapping ranges between two prices. I have a process, which will have one or more ...
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Master detail INSERT in Entity Framework 6 Database First MVC 5

I have a DB with a master table called "facturas" and another detail table "facturas_detalle." I would like to insert to them, so this is a "Database-First". I need some guidance or advise of best ...
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Resolve entity behaviour based on enumeration type

The core of this question is removing a Static Class smell from my Web-Api/MVC solution. It presently works but feels kind of dirty. Present Solution Standard solution with 6 projects: MVC Api ...
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Refactored to use polymorphism in place of case statements

The purpose of the below code is to return different types of job objects based on an argument named "jobType." The original code for the below methods was implemented as a switch statement. I ...
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ASP MVC Controller Unit Test

So I've been writing a unit test using Rhino Mocks to a controller in my ASP MVC application. The test passes, but I'm interested in your opinion and if there's something I should be doing differently ...
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MVC app to associate users with roles

I'm a beginner to web programming and just started a MVC project from scratch. Because this will become a large project eventually, I would like to make sure that I'm doing things kind of right from ...
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Reviewing LLBLGen code for dropdown databinding

I'm using a lookup table to store all my data for comboboxes (like gender male, female etc.), in order to give an easy management tool in my cms. I am using LLBLGen for my DAL. ...
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Create JSON object from self-nested LINQ query

I created this function to created nested JSON object using a Linq query. How can I optimize this and make it more readable? ...
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Parsing pipe delimited lines

I am parsing the following line of code via a specific format. Line is: S|111111|87654321|Bar UK|BCreace UK|GBP|24/08/2010| The Format is: ...
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Binding data in a TemplateField

This is my current RowDataBound function. I think this functionality is a bit horrrendous really and it winds up with an extreme amount of LINQ SQL queries being ...
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XML/HTML Read/Write

I am developing a .Net application that involves reading data from XML and writing to HTML. The methods to do these tasks are all in the same class as the data they read/write are properties of ...
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Float.Parse issue

I have telerik radgrid that has an SQL backend. What this function is doing is conditionally formatting the cells with in the radgrid. It checks each column to see if the min and max values are within ...
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Simple Google ReCaptcha validation

Linked: Google reCAPTCHA Validator: Iteration II I have also created a simple Google Recaptcha Validation class to handle verification. I used some code from CodingFusion's post Google New ...
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Google reCAPTCHA Validator: Iteration II

This is a follow-up to the other post I made (less than an hour ago) about my Google reCAPTCHA C# implementation: Google reCAPTCHA Validator This adds support for error messages, so that you can ...
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Listing users in Azure Active Directory

The code below is the Index Action from a User Controllers. Basically this code returns a list of users from Azure Active Directory using Azure Authentication Library (ADAL). However I need to show ...
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Global.asax singleton

Please help me decide whether this should be good or bad idea to declare a Singleton variable in Global.asax file. (It is not actually singleton pattern, I just want to make sure that only one ...