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.

Read more 16th March 2010

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.

Read more 16th March 2010

Create a custom caching manager for Enterprise Library 4

The Caching Manager is a powerful part of the Microsoft Enterprise Library for ASP.NET.

Read more 11th March 2010

Learning Advanced JavaScript

Some great tips and tricks for modern, prototype-driven JavaScript from DailyJS.

Read more 2nd March 2010