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GetCustomAttribute returns null or nothing in release builds

I have a couple of .NET classes that I use to call stored procedures in two lines of code using .NET reflection.  One of my methods creates a SqlCommand for a stored procedure by examining attributes and parameters on the

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Android WebView – “ads failing to load” solution

I just spent a few hours debugging something, and I thought it might be worth posting in case anyone else out there might ever have this obscure problem. My app brings up an external page in a WebView that contains

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Using Authorize.NET DPM (Direct Post Method) from ASP.NET Web Forms

While thousands of custom websites with custom checkout procedures process credit cards, relatively few meet PCI compliance standards. Basically, when a credit card number TOUCHES your server, even if you do not store it, your system falls under PCI compliance

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Creating Android HTTP progressive streaming MP4s

Once again, I find very little information on the web regarding creating streamable MP4s that can play on an android phone.  This is also known as HTTP progressive streaming.  There are more details about what the Android phones will play

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iPhone, iPad, iPod – HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) with free tools on Windows

Apple HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) has been a nightmare to get working. Below, I’ll go through some of my trials and tribulations in getting HLS encoding for non-live streams working in Windows.   In summary, I couldn’t get the bitrate

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Android vs iPhone development – some observations

I recently developed my first Android application for Infotank and thought I’d share some of my observations about developing Android applications here. First, I’ll note that the last mobile application I developed was on Windows Mobile/CE , and with the

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