How EnableViewStateMAC Makes ViewState Secure ?

By | February 24, 2011

The ASP.NET ViewState is a client side state management mechanism. The ViewState is stored in a hidden field with an ID __VIEWSTATE. Typically, stored ViewState information looks like: ViewState value looks likes an encrypted string. This is nothing but a Base64 encoded string, and is not an encrypted string. So it can be easily decoded. The main reasons… Read More »

“View this as root” – A Solution Navigator features in VS 2010 Productivity Power Tools

By | February 23, 2011

Visual Studio 2010 productivity power tool introduced many new and interesting features with in the Visual studio 2010 which are really great for developer and will help all of us improve the productivity. You can download the Productivity tool from . Solution Navigator is a new window that has been introduced with in this power tool which… Read More »

Use “Shift+Enter” to add “;” automatically at end of the line

By | February 23, 2011

Visual Studio 2010 Productivity power tools introduced many new features for VS developer. Here I am going to talk about one small but useful features of the productivity tool. You can use “Shift + Enter” to add semicolon (;) to end of the line. Instead of putting “;” end of the line, you just press “Shift+Enter”. It will… Read More »

Different approaches to Casting

By | February 23, 2011

  Conversion from one type to another is the most common programming need of our daily activities. We need cast operation almost for all applications we create. Few of them require regular type conversion while other requires you to specify the cast on an expression. In BCL, there are few libraries available to you which might help you… Read More »