The Old Sewing Factory

The Old Sewing Factory

05 May 2018

Hashing Passwords

Last October I made a utility website [](, it takes plain text and con...
15 Oct 2012

Troy Hunt Hacking is child's play SQL injection with Havij by 3 year old

Fancy watching a 3 year hack a website? Try this: [Troy Hunt: Hacking is child's play SQL injection with Havij by 3 ye...
03 Oct 2012

ploeh blog - Dependency Injection in ASP.NET Web API with Castle Windsor

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19 Jan 2012

CSS Border Radius Generator

I just stumbled across this really handy CSS round corner tool. It isn't magic, but it's a simple tool that just works....
18 Oct 2011

Are you Learning C#?

If you're learning C# you won't go much wrong with the C# Yellow book. Rob Miles has just released a new version. This ...
17 Oct 2011

Dynamic Robots.txt in ASP MVC

I recently had the need to switch a robots.txt file dynamically, depending on whether a site was deployed to live or be...
10 Oct 2011

A Better Guard Class

Recently I was working with some of the developers in a different office, I don't normally see their code, so it was in...
28 May 2011

Handling Google Instant in ASP MVC

I love google chrome, it's how browsers should be, it just works. The one thing I really like about it is the instant s...
18 May 2011

Encrypt Connection Strings on Application Startup

Just so I don't forget how I do this: {{< gist ilivewithian 977568 >}}
17 May 2011

FluentMigrator Code Templates

A little while back I created some [ code templates](