A beginner’s guide to SQL injection and how you should prevent it
Introduction One of my readers asked me to answer the following StackOverflow question. Right from the start, I noticed that the entity query was constructed by concatenating strings, which can expose your application to SQL Injection attacks. Unfortunately, I’ve been seeing this problem over and over throughout my career, and not all developers are aware of the serious risk associated with SQL Injection. For this reason, this post is going to demonstrate what damage can SQL Injection do to your system.
What I learned at Topconf Bucharest
Introduction I’ve got back from Topconf Romania 2014, a developer to developer conference that emerged in Tallinn and for the first time this year it was also held in Bucharest. As an architect, I assumed I’d be after technical speeches but I got really impressed by some management related presentations as well. Lessons learned A conference is a great learning experience. New technologies are being advertised and software paradigms get dissected and questioned by both the speakers and the attendees. There were some great ideas I came back with and I’ll share… Read More