Archive for August, 2008

WCF Security Guide

After the beta-2 June this year, v1 of the WCF security guidance from Microsoft Patterns & Practices team is available now. Get it from its CodePlex site.

category: Application Design, WCF    

XML Utility Method in .NET BCL

XML has a set of special characters that cannot appear in element/attribute names and values: &, <, >, ” and ‘. For example, <entityText>Mark & Spencer’s</entityText> is not valid. The valid equivalent is <companyName>Mark &amp; Spencer&apos;s</companyName>. Here is the list of XML special characters and their entity names: & &amp; > &gt; < &lt; “ […]

category: .NET