As babies, we learn everything by getting to know our surroundings. We listen, we touch, we taste, we smell and we watch. Then we start pushing ourselves to try out something new every minute, every hour and every day. We are restless and never stop, we keep trying over and over again. Our nature is … Continue reading You are not a robot
This past month was very memorable for the world of tech and a very important day in Wall Street with Facebook’s IPO. A company who started in 2004 was worth $104 billion for one day, on paper. Underwriters valued the shares at $38 each, pricing the company at $104 billion, the largest valuation to date for a newly public company. On May 16, one day before the IPO, Facebook announced that it would sell 25% more shares than originally planned due to high demand. The IPO raised $16 billion, making it the third largest in U.S. history (just ahead of AT&T Wireless and behind only General Motors and Visa). The stock price left the company with a higher market capitalization than all but a few U.S. corporations – surpassing heavyweights such as Amazon.com, McDonald’s, Disney, and Kraft – and made Zuckerberg’s stock worth $19 billion. And this only lasted a day or two since the stock tanked shortly after and this morning it was at $31.74.
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Innovation is an overused word and very often, not recognized for what it is or what it means but instead, for what each one of us wants to believe it means. Innovation is not something you teach or buy; innovation is not something a consultant will find for you or much less help you create it. … Continue reading Innovation
Securing your ASP.NET MVC application should be priority number one every time you start a new web application. Using the attributes Authorize and ValidateAntiForgeryToken in every controller and action is the only way to avoid any security holes. In this post, I'll show you how to secure your ASP.NET application by implementing the AuthorizeAttribute and ValidateAntiForgeryTokenAttribute classes. … Continue reading How To: Secure your ASP.NET MVC application and use Active Directory as the Membership Provider
This is a copy of the post that used to exist here for which I got some complaints since some people where still trying to read it when looking at an answer I wrote on StackOverflow a few years ago and the page was not there anymore. The above is an exact replica of the original post, … Continue reading How to: Configure SQL Express to accept remote connections