Showing all posts from January, 2013

posted on 30 January 2013


Prevent Session Hijacking (Man-In-The-Middle Attacks) in ASP.NET

TAGS: Asp.Net,Security,VB

Session hijacking is a collective term used to describe methods that allow one client to impersonate another, thereby giving the hijacking client the same access rights as the target client. The general rule is: Nothing that goes across the network over the http protocol is safe (except if it is encrypted and it is used in certain way).

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posted on 15 January 2013


Allow a dot in Asp.Net MVC application (Specifically IIS 7+)


Allow a dot (and other restricted characters) in the url of an Asp.Net MVC application for IIS. Quick post on something I came accross the other day. We needed to include a "dot" in the url, something along the lines of "blah/something2.0/blah". If you try this with a brand new MVC site you would normally get a 404 Http response code when trying to access the url.

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posted on 07 January 2013


Let’s get SASSY


SASS (Syntactically Awesome Stylesheets) originally designed by Hampton Catlin and developed by Nathan Weizenbaum. SASS is a meta-language on top of CSS that’s used to describe the style of a document cleanly and structurally, with more power than flat CSS allows as well it is an extension of CSS3 which adds nested rules, variables, mixins, selector inheritance, and more. SASS generates well formatted CSS and makes your stylesheet easier to organize and maintain, especially if there is more than one stylesheet.

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