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A colleague asked me yesterday if I had worked with encrypting values using AMPScript and performing decryption later in a third party application. I replied to her that I was in fact able to perform such thing, and that I will provide her with some code examples. However, as I was putting together a little code snippet, I decided to write this post to give an overview...

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A while ago (May 2012) I was bored at work, and I started to mess up with extending Sublime Text to allow my editor to highlight and validate AMPScript code. Turns out this is not a very hard task if you know how to use Regular Expressions and read the documentation about Syntax Definitions. You can get the full source code and installation instructions from my BitBucket...

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When you create a Data Extension based on the SendLog template (more info on SendLoggin here) you have to create the Data Extension on each account you want to use it. However, if you have an Enterprise 2.0 account and you’d like to have one unique SendLog to log all the send activity in one place, there’s a Business Rule you can ask ExactTarget support...

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I just found a very useful object in the ExactTarget API called DataExtensionCreateResult. When you call the Create method for a DataExtensionObjectRow Object, you might get a Status  Code of 2 (General Error) from the API if there are problems with the Data in your row (for instance, a Date with an invalid format). If you want to know the specific error, cast your CreateResult object to a...

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