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serialized objects in a database

Storing serialized objects in a database. Good or bad?

Often we face a problem where and how to store our domain objects. This decision may be of great importance later. In this article, I’ll present you an option of storing serialized domain objects in a database. We'll look at XML object serialization…

Code Profiling and Optimizations

Profiling is probably the most important overlooked step in the modern applications development process. Often the reason for this is the fact that in the development cycle our application looks and performs ok hence no obvious reasons to worry…

The Common Sense Development That Works

I think we all agree that our work is all about achieving high performance, scalable and most importantly simple solutions to complex problems. Over the years spent on developing and designing software solutions I have noticed the tendency to…

ORMs - Love them or hate them?

For many reasons we have grown to love our ORMs. We enjoy the simplicity of Entity Framework, the way it separates us from the old much unappreciated world of stored procedures and the T-SQL. We also love the nHibernate for its maturity and…
Storing credentials in database with a separate database model

How to NOT store user credentials in a database

Sometimes you need to create an application with your own role and user management module. In most cases you are creating it in a simple and understandable way. That way the user information with a password is stored in the database in the same…