What is Protected Health Information (PHI)?

As more software and services become available for storing medical records, it becomes more pertinent that developers, IT admins, and end users become more aware of what kind of data is traveling through and into their systems. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, or HIPAA, mandates safeguards if the data contains “Protected […]

The Difference Between vbCrLf, vbNewLine and Environment.NewLine

The question, “which is better, vbCrLf, ContrlChars.CrLf, vbNewLine, ControlChars.NewLine, Environment.NewLine, ControlChars.NewLine, or vbNewLine?” is not a question you’d get in C#, since only Environment.NewLine is available.  This is a question that only appears during VB.NET development. So what’s the difference between the following five statements? Debug.Print(vbCrLf) Debug.Print(ControlChars.CrLf) Debug.Print(vbNewLine) Debug.Print(ControlChars.NewLine) Debug.Print(Environment.NewLine) Usually, nothing.  They all return […]