ASP.Net

Earlier I posted about a compression filter for ASP.NET MVC that was the product of two other posts on compression and QValues. I’ve also seen a couple of posts describing different approaches to creating syndication content via ASP.NET MVC – RSS or Atom feeds.

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UPDATE 12/07/2009 - As Shirley Boyle sang - "I dreamed a dream".

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Yet another great feature of IIS7  - declarative static content cache settings. It took a little detective work to find the settings for this feature – including a helpful post from Jörg Jooss.

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I’d previously created a compression processor for dynamic content – using this excellent post for QValues by Dave Transom.

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Apr
2009

Best ASP.NET Web Hosting

UPDATE 2011-10-10: While I think ORCS is a good company - I'm not sure of the value of their shared hosting plan anymore. I've since moved  to *nix for development and hosting, and am now happily ensconced on a Linux VPS hosted at Rackspace.
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UPDATE: 2011-09-23. This was definitely a TL;DR post. And I've since switched to using a Mac and Rails and other *nix tools and frameworks - so forget it. Buy a Mac (or install Ubuntu) and start writing 'real' web applications.

ORIGINAL POST: Having been inspired by BlogSvc.Net's recent switch to the ASP.Net MVC framework - I decided that now was as good a time as any to begin to get up-to-speed with ASP.Net MVC There's a ton of blogosphere content out there already (I've included some of the more helpful links at the bottom of this post). Access to the source at http://www.codeplex.com/aspnet  combined with a healthy dose of Reflector over the System.Web.Routing assembly...  and things are slowly starting to fall into place. While working through the routing process; how routes are defined, the order they're evaluated and how a default route catchall can be defined... I got a bit hung-up on default routing and in particular the routing of Default.aspx. When you create a new ASP.Net MVC project (Preview 5).. the project template creates a Default.aspx page and places the following in the code behind...

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I have a lot of respect for experienced CSS/XHTML designers having lived through two medium size projects that both had accessibility and XHTML Strict requirements - it was tough going.

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Visual Studio 2008 Professional shipped with the Visual Studio 2008 Team System unit test framework (which in Visual Studio 2005 was not available in the Professional version).

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Wow - Google and searchers were all over the "URI templates and hackable search engine friendly URLs" line in my short WPF post below, which means there's a lot of interest in URI templates.

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A colleague just sent me a link to the MIX07 presentation of ASP.Net Dynamic Data Controls. I'd actually seen this demo before - but something about taking a quick second look made me want to blog about it.

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