Azure Key Vault in UWP Applications

As part of my strategy to transition some of my skills from WPF to UWP (two standards of graphical user interfaces with C# that are fairly similar), I decided to do a full port of my Azure Key Vault Manager application into UWP. One of the most significant issues I ran into was around the authentication mechanism […]

C# Property Interception

Have you ever wanted (or needed!) to encrypt a C# object’s children with potentially different keys or different methods? How, then, do you implement inline object encryption in a way that’s essentially transparent to a developer? I’ve been wondering about this issue for 5 years and finally decided to prototype it. This concept has come to fruition in […]

“The specified path, file name, or both are too long.” Error (Entity Framework 6.1 and Visual Studio 2015)

This is an issue a coworker of mine ran across the other day while trying to run “Update-Database” on his EF6 project via Visual Studio 2015. Specifically, this error only seems to occur when referencing the EntityFramework NuGet package in more than one project in the same solution. This issue appears to affect any command related […]

Application Sharing via RDP “RemoteApp”

I was asked recently about Remote Desktop Protocol and how best to create a cheaper “Citrix-esque” way of hosting applications from a Windows server, so I’ve decided to transform some of my old instructions into more digestible content. This article assumes you have Windows XP SP3, Vista SP1+, Windows 7, or Windows 8 installed. These […]