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LDAP users synchronization

I'm looking for a way to synchronize a users database between a piece of software and a ldap directory. Currently I'm thinking of three possibilities to keep the track of a specific user : Guid : it ...
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Want to add Another loop in while Condition [on hold]

I am having difficulty in writing code public void Func(string[] Abc) { string value=GetValue(); While(any string in Abc[] contains value) { value=GetValue(); } } the ...
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When to not use dynamic in C#

I'm making a class similar to the following: public class KeyValue { public readonly string key; public readonly object value; } Value could be of any object type as a result of this ...
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Where to put database table/column names?

I'm making a web app that will be querying an existing database. I'm thinking of putting the names of the tables and columns and such into a single static class, and then referencing that when ...
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What are the motivations behind making true and false overloadable operators?

I asked this question on Stack Overflow and it was met with negative reception. I figured that Stack Overflow wasn't the right place to ask this question, so I decided to post it here. Beside making ...
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how to use Sql query to search text in CSV file and avoid iteration

I have one A File and many input files ,All files have CSV format . I want to match text of one column of all input files with one of the column of A file . I have stored all column value of File A in ...
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parameterized query… unexpected in database using C# [migrated]

Hello there I am trying to enter database records from window Form design and programmed using MS visual C# and it approved and entered database using an other Window Form and I call the child Form ...
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Effects of using visual basic dll in C# projects [on hold]

I have C# windows application that use Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll reference for the needed of use Interaction.InputBox is that have any negative effects on the project ?
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How are the tiles in WORDAMENT organized?

I'm trying to create a word game, just like WORDAMENT, in my spare time. In order to present a new round, I need to create a board with 16 letters organized in a 4*4 grid. Currently, I'm generating ...
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Are EventHandler<T> and IObservable<T> interchangable?

I have an object which will periodically raise an event based on an action performed in an application. This will be heard by any listener(s) and acted upon accordingly. I do not wish to use a ...
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Is a long list of parameter checks an anti-pattern?

Background: I'm working on an application that will manage backup generators. These generators need to be able to be "linked" together. For example, Generator B might serve as a backup for ...
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How to identify hackers based on ip addresses and the pages that were accessed [migrated]

I saw some suspicious errors being generated on my site based on pages that were requested. My error is logging the path that the user is trying to access. Because of these errors (and the paths that ...
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C# Linq question [migrated]

I am desperately trying to understand linq and now I have a concrete example of what I want to do (and fail): Console.WriteLine("{0}", (from myaddresses[x].PostalNr where x => ...
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Class hierarchy question - do you implement separate classes for the same behavior? [on hold]

NOTE: The language I am using is C#. I am currently working on a 'The Quest' mingame where there is a player and some enemies. My design so far involves a base abstract class called 'Mover' and an ...
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How can I write the code to get all the properties of a class? [migrated]

I have a program, where I want to create a new instance of the object depending on a value, I take the value and then search the list and using that list I create a new instance. Well, it goes ...
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How to plan development [closed]

I am a self-taught 17 year old who knows Java and C# as well as I can, be learning them for over a year but I have never coded anything so therefor no experience.Me and my friend are working together ...
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Time Management System on Local PCs [closed]

I am looking to build a time management "app" that can be downloaded and used on an individual basis throughout my company. In theory, this app would be used to track time spent on several different ...
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How do you make sure a .net client application is not being hacked to bypass authorization claims?

We wrote a simple .NET (C#) desktop application in Wpf. We also used WIF (Windows Identity Framework) to get a list of claims for the authenticated user. Some examples are: CanOverrideSalesAmount ...
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Is this a good Visual Studio solution structure for a domain driven design RESTful web service?

I am building a .NET 4.5 C# Web API RESTful solution and I would like someone to tell me if my project solution is correct and/or wise(-enough?) for a solution designed using Domain Driven Design, ...
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Understanding C# Delegates Structure

I've been trying to understand C# delegates using Pro C# 5. In short, the author describes the motivation for delegates as a structured way of dealing with function pointers and callbacks or two-way ...
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What is the benefit of passing a delegate to the constructor instead of just having the client code create and pass the ParserSettings?

When answering a question on Stack Overflow, the library appeared to have a weird way to specify configuration, through an Action passed to the constructor: public Parser(Action<ParserSettings> ...
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Should the Presenter depend on the View or the vice versa?

So far, I have used the MVP architecture pattern a few times. Every now and then, I wonder whether my Presenter should depend on my View or vice versa, that is the View depends on my Presenter. NOTE ...
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Custom Video Player

I have a custom file type .mft which is basically a zip that has video inside (mpg,mp4,etc) that is encrypted/protected. My ideia is to create a custom video player which will read those .mft files, ...
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Liskov Substitution and SRP Principle violation - how best to structure this scenario?

While learning SRP and LSP, I'm trying to improve the design of my code to comply best with both of these principles. I have an employee class that has a calculatePay method on it. Firstly, I believe ...
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XNA Buffer Best Practice [migrated]

I am currently converting a 2D game to 3D, never having worked with 3D before I am trying to learn as I go. I am wondering what the best way to use vertex/index buffers is. Currently I am looping ...
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Intentionally incorrect use of language features, specifically “ref” in C#, as a hint to colleagues

I recently came across a piece of code something like this (roughly C#): public bool ValidateStuff(ref ArrayList listOfErrors, Stuff thingsToValidate) { if (!thingsToValidate.isValid() ) { ...
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Repository Pattern: Exposing Data Context to Underlying Layers

My team is in the process of updating a legacy project. We've decided to incorporate the Repository Pattern along with Entity Framework in our Data Access layer. Below is a high-level view of this ...
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How to execute a file within a subdirectory [migrated]

So I have a small setup file that needs to install a few run-time files. The files are located within sub directories of the root of the drive. The drive letter will be different on every customers ...
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What are the benefits of using entity framework code-first instead of designing my database using SQL?

I'm currently working on designing a small web application (MVC5) and I'm to the point of designing my database. I have the schema I want worked out and I am quite proficient in SQL Server. (I have my ...
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Any OOP design pattern that is somewhat representative of all of the SOLID OOP design principles at play?

I'm trying to teach an object oriented design principles course (on SOLID) at a training institute. I also want to teach the students a few OOP design patterns such as factory, singleton and one ...
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Fire domain events after transaction completes

I am trying to implement a domain event system that only fires its events when the associated unit-of-work commits successfully. The main reason why I want to do this is because I have other ...
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Improve logic finding possible misconceptions [migrated]

I made a logic to accomplish a specific problem, but it's too long. I've sure that it can be reduce too fit it. I have the following model public class ColumnChart { public virtual ...
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Data persistence for transactional customer emails

I'm developing a system to handle sending transactional emails to our customers. This is how it works: An event occurs during the order's life cycle, for example 'shipped' This event will trigger ...
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Knowing who is the user in every request (every action, every view, every time)

I have many model classes that are mapped from/to tables using EF. Two of them are User and UserCookie, which are stored in tables Users and UserCookies. public class User { public long UserId { ...
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How to store pdf files to MySQL and then list, open them using C# [duplicate]

I'm creating a c# employee management system app, I've created a form for Employee files and I don't have any idea how to store pdf files to mysql and then list and open them with c#.
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Login from external application in MVC

We have an ASP.Net MVC application that use Identity provider to authenticate users. A new customer now wants to access owr application pressing a button inside their winform app. I started to modify ...
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Is there a design pattern for splitting up files into smaller files?

I am developing a project where I have to load very large files (upto 50 MB). Currently I am loading these files completely into (consecutive) memory. This has the advantage that I can very easily ...
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What is exaclty Timer Deamon in windows? how can i get that using C#? [closed]

I have been trying to find the difference between the RTC clock and the system clock. At last I found that Timer Deamon in windows try to compare time between RTC and OS clock. If it is more than 1 ...
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Possible design patterns for base function with possible additions

I have various interfaces i have to implement. Let's assume ITypeA, ITypeB. They have following methods: ITypeA Connect Disconnect GetData SetData ClearData ITypeB Connect Disconnect ...
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Redundancy caused by polymorphism

I have two chat rooms, one has administration behaviour, and one doesn't. I have factored out all of the common code into a base chat room, but the AdministerChatroom behaviour I have pulled out into ...
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Displaying Fibonacci sequence [migrated]

wrote a program to calculate and display the first 20 fibonacci numbers, the sequence goes as follows: 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13... (each number is the sum of the previous two numbers) The problem is ...
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Pros and cons of using generic delegates as nested functions [closed]

I've written code like this before: private void Strings_CollectionChanged(object sender, NotifyCollectionChangedEventArgs e) { var onAdd = new Action(() => { if(e.NewItems != ...
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How create unit test the performance of an application? [closed]

What I want is to run automatically methods to tests the performance of an application. Just like the unit tests, but with the purpose of evaluate the performance and create reports if is it possible. ...
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Implementing a generic/dynamic custom property system in C#

I have an architecture design problem which I think is appropriate for this site. Note that I have made an EDIT to this post below, reflecting my latest potential solution to this problem. General ...
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Wpf: Event driven vs MVVM design pattern

I'm a beginning coder and I've been working on a WPF app for several months now and struggled to implement anything in MVVM due to time constraits to learn so I coded my program the only way to knew ...
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BackgroundWorker starting again in Completed event

I want a background worker to continue running and occasionally update the user interface. My first idea was to use a BackgroundWorker and in its completed event just fire it up again. Is using a ...
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How to verify that library assemblies originate from a given Web site?

How would the following solution be implemented? Would you need to put this code in each library assembly or just in the main assembly that is determining whether it is safe to call the library ...
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Having an inherited function return the derived type instead of the base type

I am writing two classes in C#: A Matrix class that represents a general Matrix with n-by-m dimensions A SquareMatrix class that inherits from Matrix and has the constraint of being n-by-n The ...
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What optimizations can be done for soft real-time code in C#?

I'm writing a soft real-time application in C#. Certain tasks, like responding to hardware requests coming in from a network, needs to be finished within a certain amount of milliseconds; however it ...
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Is it better to put an event on the top object or closer to where it's local?

Take the following basic structured code for example: class Player { public QuestLog QuestLog { get; set; } } Let us consider that "QuestLog" has the ability to fire off some events when things ...