Archives March, 2010

Out-of-band security verification

CAPTCHA is broken, so relying on a working telephone number with voice prompts makes it much harder for spam-bots/machines to interact with the system like this.

Caching with Windows Server AppFabric

Windows Server AppFabric is Microsoft's implementation of a distributed cache, the most well-known example of which is memcached, as used on LiveJournal, Wikipedia, Twitter, etc.