I am working on an application (in php) that needs some rules to evaluate the labelling of some data. Since these rules might change someday, I decided not to hardcode them, rather handle them as ...
I already read dozens of articles and questions/answers on SO and Programmers but I can't understand what config and bootstrap files are, in the context of a web application. So my questions are : ...
I am using HMAC to hash some data before inserting it in a database and currently I have my key as a static field. Just wondering what the best practice regarding storing the key would be. Is having ...
There are a couple of answers on SE comparing single-row table vs. name-value-pair table used for config settings, but I haven't seen anyone arguing for using XML (or JSON) as a name-value pair ...