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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 ...
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Don't search for minors, it isn't allowed

I have a search form that doesn't require much in terms of input parameters, but the Date Of Birth is import for this particular search. I have been working on creating a way that the form can be ...
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Authentication management

I have the following code and I think it's almost impossible to read and to maintain. I prefer self-explaining and modular code where variable and function names tell what I'm trying to do, but I ...
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User Registration Form Layout

I am working on a site where I need to be able to accommodate frequent flyers but I am not so good at user interface design when I am given such a long leash. I am using ASP.NET (I am restricted by ...
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Zip Code to City, State for registration form

Took me a couple of days (in between working on other projects) to get the code working, but now that I do have it working I would like to know if there is a way that I could make it work better, or ...
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Generic getting single value from DB in C#

Few months ago I posted my code Getting a single value from the DB. I implemented suggested changes and this is how it looks like right now: ...
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Global Modal User Alerts in ASP.NET from masterpage

I'm working to implement global alerts by which they reside on the master page, and can be called from both content pages as well as user controls. I'm having an issue with the latter. The goal is to ...
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Basic survey app

I am learning MVC 5 .NET and this is a bit different than Rails activerecord when creating relations. I have created a basic survey app that has a Survey class and this relates to the questions and ...
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MVC Repository Insert Using async

This is practically my first time using async in my code. I read about dos-and-donts but I wanted to get some feedback on what I've written. I'm using a repository ...
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Converting table data into nested JSON

I'm new to C# (coming from a JavaScript background) and it seems like this code could be greatly improved. This SQL query: ...
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jQuery dialog for help popup

I used jQuery-UI and jQuery to create a dialog popup for help snippets on search form inputs. HTML (Calling Page) ...
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ASP.NET View Model / Identity Model

I'm working in MVC5/WebAPI using ASP.NET Identity, with a custom storage provider for my UserStore, custom ApplicationUser ...
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EF lookups and enums

I have a lookup table "RequestTypes" that has the following data: ...
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An extension method to get the current user [closed]

I think that everyone is familiar with the concept of a context (such as HttpContext in ASP.NET) where you can put some shared ...
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ASP.net Identity admin reset user password

I have an application which uses ASP.net Identity as for its user authentication. I do not wish for users to reset their own password (for reasons which are not relevant here), so I have developed ...
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Check whether all textboxes are filled

I'm doing some simple validations using jQuery to check if all textboxes are filled. ...
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Azure Active Directory controller

I have a class called AzureActiveDirectoryController. This class has some methods: one to create users, one to get the app name, one to register schema extensions ...
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Gridview cookies

On my web forms page, I have this huge GridView. I make it refresh every five minutes since the data has to be up to date. It has sort options, so upon every refresh, I use cookies through every ...
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Educational website using ASP.NET webforms

Our team is developing an educational website using ASP.NET webforms. We designed DAL & BAL classes and now I have some questions: Are DAL & BAL designed well? Would it be better using ORM ...
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Searching based on a query string and returning JSON ActionResult

Using a Select2, what's the best way to refactor multiple if statements. This code returns Json to a select2 based on what information it gets in the query. The action result is used in many places ...
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Unity Owin per request lifetime middleware

Having changed my website over to owin, I can no longer use Unity's PerRequestLifetimeManager. So I'm writing some middleware for owin in the style of Autofac's ...
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Using ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider with ASP.Net Identity?

I was told in SO to bring this question here. So here goes - I am trying to learn how to use ASP.Net Identity. My scenario is that I have to authenticate against Active Directory. For that purpose I ...
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C# Method to determine database status

I have a task that I am trying to complete and would appreciate direction, to know which is the most efficient path to take for future requirements. Use Case: A background process that determines if ...
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Code separation in MVC

Firstly I am not a professional programmer and I am just learning C#, MVC and Web Development. Much of what I describe here is self taught and comes from lots of googling and posts on Stack Overflow. ...
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Using composition instead of inheritance

I have been using Entity Framework 6, AutoMapper, ASP.NET Web Api and hit a few problems along the way, each time it was recommended that I could change my code from Inheritance to use composition ...
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Getting a single value from the DB

This is supposed to get a single value from the DB. What should I consider next? How can I upgrade it? ...
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LINQ to Entities query of tests for my classes, with many subqueries

This MVC4 controller method, which uses EF6, is taking a long time to run (over 2 seconds). I've added verbose comments for the purpose of this post only. ...
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String extension method that truncates at sentence punctuation

I've received a request at work and the senior developer is away on vacation so I can't ask him. The request was to truncate lengthy article titles while maintaining readability. In other words, don't ...
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Using ASP.NET identity in a new app

I need code review for using ASP.NET Identity in a new app. Goals: Use int instead of GUID for IDs. Separate identity from view layer I need code review if I ...
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Implementing transaction method with invoking business methods in a one transaction

Because the ambient transaction isn't supported with informix, I pass the transaction and the connection through my methods. I ...
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Automating CRUD using Repository Pattern, Web API and TypeScript

I would like a review of the following application, esp with how I'm registering and selecting the controllers. First I defined a generic Repository interface and implementation using EF 6.1.2: ...
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Eager load additional data about some instructors

Below is a snippet of code of a little practice project. I am still pretty new to EF and I was wondering if there is a way to write the below statement so that all required data is eager loaded since ...
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Validate and Add Service Provider/Location in C#

I have a button that will validate the textbox for the service provider and the dropdown list for the locations. I have 3 tables: Locations, Service_Providers, and Service_Providers_Locations with a ...
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Questionnaire design puzzle

I am designing a small questionnaire web service application but however I would like if someone can look at my design and see if it good approach I am taking. The application has the following ...
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Best way to identify a computer in LAN C#

I have a web application to manage computers. Every registered computer is locally querying the latest information and updates the database with it in a 10 minute cycle. But the computer is only ...
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Genetically engineered doodle creatures selector combo

I have created an awesome cheat/fan page for the game Doodle Creatures with the help of some cool people in The 2nd Monitor. Is there anything I can do to improve this code? Here is my ASP.NET ...
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Dependency Injection With Unity in MVC 5 without repository and unit of work

I want to use dependency injection with Unity in my application. I am not following repository pattern and unit-of-work (and don't want to). I also have ViewModel in my controller action method. ...
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Photo gallery user control

I am trying to create something that is very reusable here so that I can use it in other sites for other pages etc. This code is for a simple photo gallery, I took the code from here, but I ...
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Avoid calling init method on each return method

I'm implementing a module system into one of mine ASP.NET MVC applications and I am currently writing a module helper which all the modules can use to get some basic information about itself. I'm ...
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Displaying a video player to eligible users

I posted this on Stack Overflow, but it was suggested that I move it over to Code Review. I would like some feedback on the way I decided to clean up code from the in a .NET project that had ...
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Account view with MVC and paging

My Model ...
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Return a list of values from a single column in a DataTable

I have this code that I was asked to maintain, it is a notification system for a third party application event system (a lot more involved than that but for the sake of this question...) The Code ...
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Generic method for HTTP GET/POST parameter conversion

I just made a method that should handle GET and POST parameters (primitive types) sent by AJAX requests to the server: ...
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Why is loading images taking so long?

When Page_Load is executed I assign the ImageUrl which is a IHTTPHandler: ...
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Code optimization by constant if-structure iteration removal

Below you will find the specific code that I am attempting to optimize. I have a method previous to called getCount() which, based on similar parameters as below, ...
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When a radio button is clicked, disable some search fields

The table has 4 search types and 4 radio buttons; when one radio button is clicked, other fields should be disabled. The JavaScript code seems repetitive. How can I improve it? JavaScript ...
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Binding controls to properties in ASP.Net WebForms

In my application, we have a number of pages which provide an advanced search capability, with a large number of potential search options (some pages have as few as 3, some as many as 150). The HTML ...
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Formatting checks against a session

This is the current code that gets put into a option box, is there a way to make this code more efficient and use less code ...
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Function to run MySQL SELECT queries with no leaks

I am upgrading an old massive website that is a Classic ASP \ ASP.NET hybrid. I still have a long way to MVC. Right now I want to convert all code that uses ODBC to the mysql connector specific code. ...
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WebAPI controller

It return an object with WebAPI by proving some data. Is this a good approach? ...