Cool way to skip implementation of an abstract method in an inherited class (Abstract Override keyword)

Making a class abstract helps us to abstract some base functionality in the base class and it will en-force all the inherited classes to give implementation for the abstract methods. Not in all cases we will be able to give implementation for all the methods. In these cases we give dummy implementation for those methods which…

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Enabling Secure Socket Layer for commerce sites

By default all the business manager UI’s connect to the commerce web services through SSL. To enable SSL we need to do the following steps. The same steps can also be applied to repair the SSL installation in instances like changing the machine name etc. Install Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 Resource Kit Tools. Resource Tool Kit…

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Undocumented SQL Server 2000 functions

 Encryption in SQL server [pwdencrypt,pwdcompare] There are some hidden functions in SQL server through which we can encrypt any string and store the same in the table. This will be very helpful in encrypting the user password and other sensitive user data. Encryption supported by SQL server is one way hash. One way hash is…

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Commerce Server User Profile – Active Directory Integration

Commerce server profile can be extended to store some of profile information in Active Directory or in any other data store. Normally user’s information like Username, Password, and Address etc will be stored in Active Directory. Whenever a user is created using commerce server profile API, an active AD user will also get created. Normally password information…

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Design Time Integration – VS.NET IDE Enhancements

Introduction Each and every project deals with adding some custom properties to the classes provided by Framework Class Library. This can be achieved by inheriting the base class and providing more functionality to it by adding properties and methods. This is quite usual in all the projects. This suits well in UI class libraries. For…

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Extending Commerce Server Order System

Introduction Order system represents the actual orders placed by the customers. Order system stores the order information in collection of OrderForm objects. Commerce Server runtime persists all the information represented by the order system objects in database to facilitate the post purchase operations. Order system classes contains information like products purchased, discount applied, payment details…

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