I recently found the need to do recurrent billing. I am extremely averse to storing people's credit card information and I refuse to take risks in that area. I am stuck between a rock and a hard ...
We have different ways to store program data (save files in games, employee databases, program configuration etc.): Plain text (think .ini and .conf) XML Databases (MySQL, SQLite...) .zip and ...
When I was working as a website designer/engineer I primarily used databases for storage of much of my dynamic data. It was very easy and convenient to use this method and seemed like a standard ...
I recently started working on a personal project where I was connecting to a database using Java. This got me thinking. I have to provide the login information for a database account on the DB server ...
A colleague and I were brainstorming about where to put the responsibility of an object to store itself on the disk in our own file format. There are basically two choices: object.store(file) ...