The Inside Track

Get technical information straight from the source. Written by our developers and PSG consultants, these articles provide technical information and insights on a variety of Synergy/DE features and technologies.

Bases Are Loaded: 12 New Methods for Base64 Encoding and Decoding

In Synergy/DE 11.1, we added a new class, Synergex.SynergyDE.DataEncoding, for performing base64 encoding and decoding.
By Galen Carpenter, Senior Systems Software Engineer


Functional Testing for Synergy Web Services with ASP.NET Core

Until recently, web developers had two basic options for backend testing: unit tests and integration tests. Now we also have functional testing.
By Jeff Greene, Principal Software Engineer


Select Join Optimization: Tag, You’re It

Learn how to optimize your Joins.
By John Brunett, Senior Software Engineer


Discovering DevOps

Understand what DevOps is, how it works, and what it can do for you and your company.
by Marty Lewis, Product Development Manager


Are You Doing Enough to Protect Your Application and Data?

Industry changes are requiring application developers and IT administrators to up their security game.
By Roger Andrews, CTO and Synergy/DE Architect


Taking Aim at the Credit Card Security Target

Keeping up with the latest online credit card security recommendations can be a headache.
By Galen Carpenter, Senior Systems Software Engineer


EditorConfig: The Key to Consistent Coding Style in Visual Studio

Tabs or spaces? Should tabs and indents be four spaces or eight? Should trailing whitespaces be trimmed?
By Arief Zein, Software Engineer


Select Performance AND Optimization OR Optimization

Construct Where expressions that are specifically optimized for your data.
By John Brunett, Senior Software Engineer