Today I was building a credential store API. One implementation against the Windows Credentials Manager (CredMan), the other one persisting information in a database. Of course the data is not persisted in clear text. I use either the MachineKey functionality or a RSA certificate based encryption.
Note to myself…
The Microsoft .NET Framework has a built in licensing technology. It can be found in the namespace System.ComponentModel and System.ComponentModel.Design.
As a software developer I know software can contain or contains bugs – that is very likely. I accept that.
I got a bit tired of walking down the directories to manually edit the IIS configuration file. So I wrote this little script to ease up opening the file from 32 and 64 bit Powershell:
Data generation is at best done with tools. Since Visual Studio Data Tools have dropped support there is for instance red gate’s DBA bundle. My current license does not work with Microsoft SQL Server 2014. I need a quick solution to reproduce a scenario with *some more data* in just one table. Which means I already have some data in the table. So I wrote the following TSQL script to help me out. Just clone the Table schema, define the upper limit and multiply the data by running it.