Date Added: Dec 2009
As a developer, one not only have to consider writing great applications with broad appeal, but one also needs to consider how to protect applications so that they are not pirated or stolen by competitors. The Windows operating system and supporting technologies, like the Microsoft Visual Studio development system, are great for building applications, and the Microsoft .NET Framework can help accelerate the development life cycle. However, there are hackers out there who want to undo all the good that one get from using the Windows operating system and toolset. To combat hackers, there are several types of code protection offered by multiple vendors.