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Thrive for developers

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Microsoft has recently created the Thrive website for developers.  Microsoft dubs it as "a one-stop community hub that offers job postings, technical content, and community resources."  The site does offer many resources for web developers ranging from data-driven sites to website security.  Thrive also offers resources for advancing your career and connecting with other developers, so if you are developing with Microsoft technology check it out.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 February 2010 20:36
 

Using Image ALT text to influence your keyword ranking

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Over at Website Magazine I just read a great short article about using image ALT text to positively influence your keyword ranking. Basically the article is saying that we should be sure to include your page's relative keywords in any Image ALT text. Also keep in mind that Image ALT text's primary purpose is to aid in accessibility. Check out the original article over here.

 

Preventing SQL Injection attacks in ASP.NET

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MikesDotNetting recently did a great article on SQL Injection.  He gave a great explanation of the problem with examples and how to prevent injection attacks.  If you are writing code that executes SQL based on user input (text boxes, etc) you REALLY need to take a look at his article.  You can check it out here

 

Adding a View Cart button when using Paypal with ASP.NET

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If you have used Paypal with a simple website, you may be familiar with Paypal's button creator.  It allows you to create HTML buttons that you can embed on your pages.  However this does not work so well with ASP.NET due to the multiple FORM elements.  I have found other examples of how to create "Add to Cart" buttons with ASP.NET and used those methods with success.  However, I could not find a simple example to create a "View Cart" button that linked to the PayPal shopping cart.  This is a very simple process.  

1) Add an ASP.NET button to your web form.

2) In the Click event for your button, add the following code (this is VB):

  Dim MerchantId as string = "xxxx" 'set this to your Secure Merchant ID or Paypal Email Address 

  Response.Redirect("https://www.paypal.com/cart/display=1&business=" & MerchantId)

 

Help against SQL Injection attacks in your ASP.NET application

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Joe Stagner presented this great video explaining SQL Injection attacks, how bad they are, and how to protect your application from them!

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