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Deep Copying an Object in VB.NET

A curious omission in .NET is the ability to make a deep copy of an object which is independent of the original object – i.e. ...
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Converting HTML to PDF in VB.Net with PDFSharp

An interesting little problem we’ve had to implement for a client recently; how to take an HTML (passed through as an email attachment), and convert ...
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SQL Server Queries – Stripping Extra Characters from the End of a String

Yesterday while implementing a particularly difficult SQL report query, I came across the following question: Given a String ‘This is a test, this is a ...
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New Starter News

The Rectangle Red team expands again, with our new starter Andy Laird joining us. Andy brings considerable experience with over ten years experience in Microsoft ...
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Security and WordPress Brute Force Password Cracking

There are ongoing botnet attacks on WordPress sites that try to gain access by brute force guessing a username / password to allow login to ...
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Cannot Create System Repair Disc Error 0x80070057 With Windows 7 Professional x64

A simple fix to an annoying problem today. If you keep getting issues with creating a system repair disc under Windows 7, getting error 0x80070057, ...
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