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Hi !
So, i make a program with VB and I want to secure my source code
EX: if i give to my friend that source code he can change my name, so i want to make an encrypted file or something without which the script will not work.
How i can make something to protect my name/copy rights ? , i have no ideea
Thanks !
Posted 9-Nov-12 2:02am
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Solution 1

You can't. Source code is just text and there is no way of protecting it other than keeping it to yourself.
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Solution 2

Source code is protected by not showing it to anyone who shouldn't see it. What you're probably looking for is a way to protect your distributable binaries. For that, I suggest Ansel Reynard's article on the matter. Even if you're not working in .NET, the article should give you a good idea of what to do in general. Also see the related article by the same author about creating trial versions of your application.
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