Niraj Bhatt – Architect's Blog

Ruminations on .NET, Architecture & Design

Food For Thought – Do you accept password as clear text?

There are some subtle bugs we developers invite due to our backgrounds. I recently saw a configuration screen in an application (normally used by only admin) asking for connection string:

Preferred approach would have been:

Of course, connection timeout is missing in both 🙂 .

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