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Skater is the powerful tool to protect .NET Core 3.0 projects

Starting from version 3.0 the .NET Core SDK includes support for Windows Forms desktop applications and now .NET Core received more updates compared to full .NET Framework.

Deobfuscate Skater protected .NET assemblies

Skater persistently and successfully struggles with deobfuscation. Skater can NOT easily be hacked and deobfuscated by the cotemporary open source deobfuscators.

Convert Data into XML format. XSD schema mapped conversion

How to generate an XML file based on the schema you are given with? Rustemsoft XML Converter offers the interchangeable schema for XML multi-dimensional conversion.

Protect .NET Core DLL by Skater .NET Obfuscator

As long as the code is placed at the end-user, all we can do is to make it as unwieldy as possible to get to the original source code, with any luck avoiding most hacker's attempts.

Protect .NET String values by hiding them into machine code DLL

If you read the article it means we do not need to explain the importance of .NET source code protection. It means you know there are big amount of "whys" for why we must to secure .NET project's source code.

We Must Protect Code!

Do not succumb to tricks! Large corporations can afford to open their source codes. Disclosing their source codes would have almost no impact on their revenue nor earmark.

.NET programming Questions and Answers

How to fix NullReferenceException? Sometimes you have C# code and when it runs, it throws a NullReferenceException with the following error message: "Object reference not set to an instance of an object" What does this mean? How can we handle that?

.NET Development: In what cases you should use Guardship .NET Protector instead of Obfuscation?

The main goal is to protect such sensitive information since just .NET obfuscation could not provide with 100% warranty of protection.

XMLFox integrates seamlessly with Visual Studio

XMLFox is presented now as a simple VS extension that can be used to customize and extend your XML development experience with Visual Studio.

.NET Obfuscators Became Questionable!

Before you consider ordering any .NET obfuscator you should know that some contemporary .NET disassemblers can find which obfuscator has been used for your app protection and produce a clean assembly which it can reverse easily. rustemsoft developed a new type of .NET protection software that transforms .NET code into machine codes.

How to use iOS Objective C Framework in Swift project?

What the difference between Swift and Objective C syntax? Let's discuss the problem by using rustemsoft TouchControls iOS Framework as an example. The TouchControls iOS Framework library is Swift and Objective C software package specifically designed for Xcode developers. The library allows use all strengths of the rustemsoft UIDataGrid and UIChart controls without waiving the user interface elements your customers need.

Utilizing the iOS UIDataGrid component

One of my biggest surprises when I first met the UIDataGrid iOS component, it is certainly an extremely impressive control for mobile app development.

UIDataGrid versus UITableView

There is a problem with the table views. By scrolling to the last cell and footer it is not holding to the view. By dragging the UITableView upwards the last row and footer are visible but when the finger released the tab bar is hiding the last row and the footer and the table view is bouncing back to show last but one cell. Also there are some issues of UITableView scrolling. In some case scrolling is not so smooth because of images in it. It takes lots of time to load images from a file.

Converting JSON to XML by XML Converter

What is your consideration in transferring JSON file (e.g. 10 Mb) to XML? rustemsoft XML Converter and XMLFox Advance for JSON and XML are two-way migration tools converting JSON to XML and vice versa.

Converting XML to JSON by XMLFox

XMLFox Advance XML editor has XML conversion feature to transform XML data to JSON data format.

Protecting your Windows Store app code from hackers

There are security vulnerabilities on windows 8 XAML-based metro style applications. Distinctly, the problems are fundamental design flaws that allow reveal compiled code of Win8 applications, modification of deployed apps and the negative implications on intellectual property rights protection.

Protect Windows Store Application by using Skater .NET Obfuscator

Microsoft introduced a new type of applications: the Windows Store apps. Windows Store apps have a brand new Windows 8 Metro interface, run on a variety of devices, and you can sell them on the Windows Store.

.NET assembly browser and decompiler

Every .NET developer needs a .NET assembly browser. We do not need such tool for everyday usage. But we need to take a look at an unprotected compiled .NET assembly sometimes.

Freeware XML editor review

I had used one of the most popular XML tool for the longest time but its growth pricing has made it very prohibitive. What I am looking for was an XML tool that will help in XSD modeling and development of schemas. I came across XMLFox and it looks very interesting and substantially free than any other expensive XML-editing stuff.

Protect Code with Skater .NET Obfuscator

Code obfuscation is a form of software protection against unauthorized reverse-engineering. The chief functions of any software protection technique can be determined as detection of pirate attempts to decipher or tamper software, protection against such attempts and alteration of software to ensure that it functionality degrades in an undetectable manner if the protection fails.

Explanation of blood test results

Blood test used to analyze the number, size and shape of blood cells. Values measured by the CBC include red and white blood cell counts, hemoglobin concentration and platelet counts. Experienced laboratory technician confirms what automated analyzers report and detect blood disorders and abnormalities.

.NET Application License is tied to specific user's machine.

If you are developing novelty software applications with the Microsoft .NET framework, you need innovative ways to License and Protect your products. .NET Licenser API assembly is a software activation service that enables independent software vendors (ISVs) to adopt flexible licensing terms for their customers.

Obfuscate .NET code

All the language compilers currently exist are producing the byte code or intermediate code that could be understandable to their language interpreters. Microsoft .NET compiler converts the VB.NET or C# source code to MSIL (Microsoft Intermediate Languages).

Convert in both ways: CSV(Excel, mdb etc.) to XML and then XML back to CSV(Excel, mdb etc.)

You are probably in need to convert your data in both ways: CSV(Excel, mdb etc.) to XML and then XML back to CSV(Excel, mdb etc.). In other words, you need to put in a middleware solution that can convert the outgoing XML into CSV and then convert the incoming CSV back into XML. How can rustemsoft's software help to use this to set up a batch command-line process to do this?

Platform Invocation Services 'pinvokeimpl' instruction's problem in Skater obfuscator

Platform Invocation Services (PInvoke) is based on the metadata to find the exported functions and direct their arguments at run time.

.NET code protection. Code Extension.

What is the compaction? You were going to use some class you have designed but for some reason you do not use it in your .NET application code. Finally you forgot about that class. The class script is stored in your code, compiled, and actually increases your final .NET executable. The compaction removes this kind of code snippets from your final assembly. This feature is obviously for non-orderly coders.

Convert to PDF from .NET project

You probably have for some time wanted a .NET component solution for converting some data source files like Excel, Access mdb database, or text file into PDF documents during an automatic build process of a software product.

How to convert XML to a different data format?

You have an XML document that you need to convert into a more readable and editable file format. There are several solutions around Internet that could help you somehow to solve the task.

About Combobox in DataGrid (.NET framework)

.NET datagrid is a graphical user interface component that presents a tabular view of data. .NET datagrid supports the following common interface features: Clicking a column header to implement grid sorting; Dragging column headers to change their size; In-cell editing of shown data; Row and column separators, and alternating row background colors.

Licensing .NET Applications. Skater .NET Licenser

.NET Licenser is an exact software licensing tool for .NET developers who would like to:
Protect software products from getting pirated
Looking for easy real-time license management
Need effective and simple software activation

How to convert XML encoding?

Let's suppose that you have a situation where you are receiving an XML document from a foreign client. For example, they have encoding="CP874" (Thai charset) in the XML declaration. This XML file is going to be placed into MS SQL 2005 table with an XML datatype column. It is a fact that the XML in SQL stores all data as UTF-16. So, first you have to convert the incoming XML into UTF-16.

How to validate XML against XSD schema?

XML documents are dramatically often being used as a format of data interchange. However for an XML to be appropriate to various users, the XML has to conform to a standardized structure.

Conceal your .NET code from hackers

Unauthorized access to source code can offer a quick back entrance into your systems, business processes and revenue streams.

Obfuscate member names in .NET code

Let's try to write a simple command-line application and then obfuscate it. The following console programs are the VB.NET and C# version of the "Hello World!" program, which displays the string "Hello World!" Actually it is not the traditional "Hello World!" and it displays in addition today's date and current time.

Convert XML to HTML, Excel etc.

You have an XML document that you need to convert into a more readable and editable file format. There are several solutions around Internet that could help you somehow to solve the task.

Linking .NET Assemblies

When packaging, during the assembly obfuscation, you can combine assemblies using the assembly linker. For example, instead of deploying main.dll, a.dll, and b.dll separately, you could deploy main.dll using the Assembly Linker interface that is a significant part of Skater .NET Obfuscator.

DataGrid vs. DataGridView

The DataGridView Windows Forms control is a quite new .NET control introduced in MS Visual Studio .NET 2005 that is a good alternative to the VS .NET 1.x DataGrid control. Obviously we do not need to disregard the .NET DataGrid control...

XML Transformation Template Scenario

In order to present your data (Excel file, Access database etc.) to the user in an attractive way in browser, mobile phone or PDF format, the original data must first be converted to the necessary XML formats. XML documents and data can be available in almost any structure whatsoever.

Using an Oracle View to store query results as an XML output

How to convert a generated Oracle database query results to an allocated XML file? Create a view in your Oracle database, browse query result, update the view and store it.

XML and non-Latin characters. How can they be reconciled?

This brief article is intended to help people around the world how to better understand XML presentation. XML file locates some words which probably should contain some national letter but have something strange in place of it...

For Visual Basic Beginners

Everyone was a beginner once. The faster we feed new people with good information, the faster they will become good members of the "Visual Basic World". Here you can find some useful VB-examples...

How to print datagrid in .NET?

To print data within the Datagrid object that is settled down onto your .NET Windows Form, a custom code using the DataGridPrint class is used.

XML file generation

How to convert data from Oracle database to XML metadata file by using Java JSP's servlets? This article describes how to do that by using the JSP technology. Very useful for XML+JSP+Oracle beginners...

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