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Developing with SSL

22ndOct

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by Gary H

At Leaping Gorilla we like to make our development environments reflect Production as closely as possible in order to minimise nasty surprises. To this end we develop against local IIS rather than the Visual Studio inbuilt server or IIS Express. In this article we will look at some of the pitfalls and considerations of this approach.

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IIS  

Forcing SSL in MVC and WebAPI

22ndOct

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by Gary H

If you have pages or API endoints which deal in sensitive information it's common sense to want to protect them from eavesdroppers. In this post we will look at how we can force our site to use SSL and generate a failure if the caller attempts to use an insecure channel.

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C#   Security  

Localised Validation

7thJul

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by Gary H

Validation is an important feature of any customer focused site - enough so that we have support for validation baked into the framework via the DataAnnotations attributes. However sometimes we need the inbuilt validation to do a little bit more. In this article we will look at implementing a Postcode Validator which is able to handle internationalisation and validate postcodes from around the world.

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C#   i18n  

Sharing Translation Resources

28thMar

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by Gary H

We recently started work with a client to help them take a number of legacy websites global. In this post we will look at the techniques we used to share as much of the translation work as possible across numerous projects.

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C#   ASP.Net   i18n