Archives for September 2013

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  • Implementing ASP.NET Membership with a Custom Provider

    Perhaps one of the most ubiquitous means of user management in an ASP.NET application is the oft-maligned Membership library, but let's be honest; the default Membership tools are pretty terrible. If you use the default Membership, Roles, and Profile providers, you're going to have the awesome privilege of dealing with a database schema that revolves around serializing user information to BLOB fields.

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  • C# Hashing Utility

    I've had a frequent need lately to create various hash-strings (implementing a Gravatar helper, for instance), and I thought some of you might find the utility class I created useful. It's self-contained (other than the obvious reliance on .NET assemblies) and includes an enumeration I created to make the hash-type more obvious to work with.

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