Susan Perschke

Susan
Perschke

is the CEO of Spectrum Data Design, a software engineering firm based in Boulder, Colorado. Spectrum is an applications solution provider for government and private industry.

Articles
Automate Date/Time Conversions 2
For the many shops still using SQL Server 2000, this extensible, data-driven utility can cure a wealth of date-formatting headaches.
Cookies Crumbling? 5
Manage user Web sessions (and minimize security risks) without cookies, using SQL Server stored procedures, a GUID generator, and URL parameters.
A Recipe for Replacing Session Variables 2
What can you do with one cookie, a couple of stored procedures, and a random number? Cook up a medium-duty replacement for session variables!

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