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Revising the course Hack Yourself First and insert Tesla Model S

Revising the course Hack Yourself First and insert Tesla Model S

Last year, I had the chance to attend one of the excellent workshop “Hack Yourself First” presented by Troy Hunt: http://www.troyhunt.com/2016/02/more-europe-even-more-again-and-more.html Now it’s time to practice again by using the (very simple) tool Havij and use the dedicated and deliberately vulnerable website http://hackyourselffirst.troyhunt.com/ To celebrate the unveiling of Tesla new […]

U2F (Yubikey) support in Firefox

U2F (Yubikey) support in Firefox

Unfortunately at the moment (2015-11-03), U2F protocol is still not officially supported in Mozilla Firefox: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1065729 U2F protocol is mainly promoted by Yubico company (who is selling Yubikeys) Finally, Firefox 57 (called Quantum) supports U2F protocol but for the moment (2017-12-17) it’s not enabled by default. Here is how to […]

Emprunter l’identité d’un autre utilisateur en ASP.NET

Emprunter l’identité d’un autre utilisateur en ASP.NET

Lors des phases de test/recette, il est souvent utile de pouvoir se connecter en tant qu’un autre utilisateur sur une application, par exemple pour vérifier que les permissions et les différents rôles de l’application fonctionnent correctement. Dans mon cas, j’avais besoin de pouvoir emprunter l’identité d’un autre utilisateur sur une […]

List of neighboring states for each US state

List of neighboring states for each US state

I was searching for a list of neighboring/bordering/adjacent states for each USA state. I asked on StackOverflow but I had no luck: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12402673/get-the-neighboring-states-of-a-given-usa-state I wasn’t able to find any open data. So, I finally decided to create my own list using the following sources: http://theincidentaleconomist.com/wordpress/list-of-neighboring-states-with-stata-code/ http://www.john.geek.nz/2009/01/sql-tips-list-of-us-states/ http://askville.amazon.com/Trivia-state-bordered-states/AnswerViewer.do?requestId=3941039 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_statehood http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Washington,_D.C. => […]

Difference between “Independent association” and “Foreign key association” in Entity Framework

Difference between “Independent association” and “Foreign key association” in Entity Framework

I begin to understand the difference between “Independent association” and “Foreign key association” in Entity Framework Code First thanks to this article : http://www.ladislavmrnka.com/2011/05/foreign-key-vs-independent-associations-in-ef-4/ Advice: use both (Independent associations and Foreign key associations): “This saves on unnecessary DB lookups, allows lazy loaking, and allows you to easily see/set the ID if […]

Publier automatiquement votre dernier article de blog sur Twitter

Publier automatiquement votre dernier article de blog sur Twitter

Le plugin “WP to Twitter” permet de publier automatiquement vos articles de blogs WordPress sur votre compte Twitter. La configuration du plugin demande quelques minutes d’attention (récupération des paramètres Consumer key, Consumer secret, Access token, Access token secret via https://dev.twitter.com/) mais ensuite cela marche très bien. En savoir plus : […]