"Securing ASP.NET Web API, The gateway approach."

Disclaimer : This is not “How to code” tutorial. This article is written with the consideration that visitor have knowledge of ASP.NET Web API.  Securing ASP.Net Web API Well, we all know the need of security in Web Applications be it a front end or back-end (API) of the web app. The web world is full of trespassers. HTTP Protocol is designed in plain text which leads to vulnerability. Your web application can be exposed in many many ways. Let’s talk about the WebAPI, I assume you are developing RESTful Service which will be consumed by applications targeted on platforms …
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"Fix : X509Certificate.PrivateKey Keyset doesn’t exist or access denied.."

I was trying to get my hands on a enhanced WebAPI security. I decided to go with X.509 approach since it was the best approach to get started with. Everything was logically correct but the program could not decrypt the content (combination of username and password separated by pipe in my case). After debugging this was the exception that was being thrown System.Security.Cryptography.CryptographicException: keyset does not exist After digging in a lot I found that the user did not have enough permissions to access the folder which contains Private Keys. Because of which the program could not read Private Key …
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"Jetstrap, the ultimate bootstrap interface builder."

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I am working on bootstrap for a long time. There is no need to tell how good bootstrap is. You might have seen many posts of mine praising bootstrap. It already gives you an amazing platform to kick-start with your web interface (or mock-up you can say). We don’t have to start from scratch anymore. Just download bootstrap and start developing layouts and mock-ups. Now, how if I tell you, we can boost bootstrap development too. Yes, there is a service that provides a very impressive interface which helps us to build web designs, interfaces, layouts or mock-ups. Basically you …
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"Bootstrap Typeahead and JSON Objects"

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Responsive Web, Bootstrap and love! Everyone is endorsing responsive web design these days. Everyone should do. It is always good to adopt things that benefits you. The next immediate thing that comes in mind after the responsive web design is Twitter bootstrap. Nothing can beat Bootstrap in terms of performance, responsiveness and features. That is the reason why people are choosing Bootstrap over every other framework out there. Learn more about Twitter Bootstrap Typeahead, has never been so easy before Before Bootstrap Typeahead, every other developer was familiar with Ajax AutoComplete. Ajax AutoComplete used to be complex as hell and …
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"Iterate each element in reverse order using JQuery"

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Iterate each element in reverse order using JQuery Being a web developer, everyone find JQuery a life savior. For the past two months, I am working on some heavy JavaScript work. Thanks to JQuery for helping me a lot with unbelievably simple to use api.  But there are some situations where you will have to depend on your own code instead of using ‘the beautiful JQuery library’. JQuery, the coolest thing since sliced bread! I was struggling with some responsive menu bar stuff. We had to make it responsive in a very creative manner (not like bootstrap responsive navigation bar). There I …
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