Entity Framework 5 (0)

Last time, I wrote that I'd decided it was time to update our software and make use of technologies that have been more recently released than those we'd been working with over the past few years. One of those technologies is the Entity Framework.

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Posted by Richard Isaac on Tuesday 23 April 2013
Tags: Database The (dot)Net Framework

Ever Onwards with our Technology (0)

Over the past few years we've steadily worked on our CRM and CMS software and have added new features and capabilities to it. However, while we were busy doing that the technologies that the software is built on was itself undergoing changes, some of which we made use of while others we chose to ignore. Fortunately those changes/enhancements usually maintain backwards compatibility with code that's already been written and so it rarely if ever breaks existing code.

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Posted by Richard Isaac on Thursday 28 February 2013
Tags: ConvallisCRM Database The (dot)Net Framework The 'Cloud' Web

Protecting your Data (0)

I came across this article earlier today: Why passwords have never been weaker and I urge you to read it. For anyone running a web site or a network its message is quite worrying, basically with the data and hardware available to them it has never been easier for a hacker to break a password. Any way you look at it that's bad news.

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Posted by Richard Isaac on Tuesday 21 August 2012
Tags: Database Web Windows

Transforming Data Pt 2 (0)

In my last post I talked about a problem I had after I upgraded to 64 bit Windows and needed to archive a text based report output by an old DOS program which was now hosted in a virtual machine. I ended the post by giving an example of the report, which I replicate here:

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Posted by Richard Isaac on Tuesday 31 January 2012
Tags: Database The (dot)Net Framework

SQL Azure (0)

When I read that all I would need to do to use SQL Azure and have a database in the cloud for my SQL Server based applications was change the connection string, it seemed to good to be true. There's always a gotcha somewhere.

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Posted by Richard Isaac on Wednesday 30 March 2011
Tags: ConvallisCRM Database