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Delphi JSON Viewer

Author: Michael K22532 JSON support has been introduced in Delphi 2010 as a part of DBExpress database driver architecture, but of course JSON support is not limited to just database applications. JSON is similar to XML as both are text-based data interchange formats. Delphi…
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Using Windows Stock Icons in Delphi

Author: Pawe Gowacki it is not a big discovery that all applications are running in the environment provided by the underlying operating system. Delphi is well-known for its rapid application development capabilities. The latest version of Delphi – Delphi 2010 – is the first release to support Windows 7, with all its latest and hottest additions including touch, multi-touch, gesturing…
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In LINQ, Don't Use Count() When You Mean Any()

Author: Craig Stuntz If you have a list, array, or query in a C#/LINQ application and need to check and see if the list is empty, the correct way to do this is to use the Any() extension method: if (q.Any()) { Similarly, you can check to see if any elements in the list…
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A Math Primer for Gentry's Fully Homomorphic Encryption

Author: Craig Stuntz A couple of weeks ago, I wrote What Is Homomorphic Encryption, and Why Should I Care? In that post, I promised to share my C# implementation of the algorithm from Craig Gentry’s CACM article. Before I can do that, though, I need to explain some of the math involved. Perhaps surprisingly, it’s actually very simple. (I say “surprisingly” because much of…
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A case when FreeAndNil is your enemy

Author: Allen It seems that my previous post about FreeAndNil sparked a little controversy. Some of you jumped right on board and flat agreed with my assertion. Others took a very defensive approach. Still others, kept an “arms-length” view. Actually, the whole…
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jqGrid and XSS Security

Author: Craig Stuntz Version 3.5.2 of jqGrid included an important new feature: Now when autoencode is set to true we encode the data coming from server and not only when we post it (secutity fix) Prior to this, you were required to encode the data yourself. Now personally, I think that should be the default. But it would have been a breaking change for the grid, since there are a few cases where…
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