Tales of Kamui

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Tag: programming

Learning about GUID’s

I have a have been puzzling over a problem where I need to create one-time keys to access a system. My question is, is this secure to use a Globally unique identifier or GUID for this key. The consensus is generally yes. While section 6 “Security Considerations” of the RFC 4122 standard states Do not […]

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Dodgy coding practices.

I came across this article today Dodgy Coder – Coding tricks of game developers. Some of the things mentioned are genius like number 6. You wouldn’t like me when I’m angry – Nick Waanders The solution took maybe an hour. A fellow programmer took four pictures of my face — one really happy, one normal, one a […]

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ASP.net CompareValidator for date validation issue solved

Now before I start this is not a problem with the control, as it turned out it was a problem with the environment. I had set up a text field to take a date and then validate that date using a DataTypeCheck in a ASP.Net CompareValidator. On my localhost and on the testing site I […]

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