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nginx+mono vs. apache+mod_mono

I've been using Apache with mod_mono for some ASP.NET MVC2 projects and kept having problems with semaphore arrays being leaked. Under 2.6.7 this even broke xbuild after a while. I then went to 2.8 and 2.8.1, but it didn't stop … Continue reading

January 16, 2011 geek, mono , , , , ,

XP 64, IIS 6 and ASP.NET

My current dev machine is running XP 64, which is a first for me. In the default setup IIS was not installed, so I went through Add/Remove Programs and installed it, which gave me IIS 6. This in turn has … Continue reading

March 19, 2008 .net , ,

Apache Location-like behavior in ASP.NET (part II)

As I mentioned in my update to my last post, the custom URLs break down on postback because the form doesn’t realize where it’s supposed to post back to. To get around this, we need two new classes, a new … Continue reading

August 17, 2006 .net ,

Apache Location-like behavior in ASP.NET

One thing I used to do in mod_perl under apache is use the <Location> directive to feed my PerlHandlers instead of using extensions. Not only did that mean that my apps had nice URLs like but I would usually … Continue reading

August 16, 2006 .net ,

Detecting ASP.NET

I’ve been wondering for a while how you could reliably tell if you are currently running under ASP.NET. This is really only of interest to be because of the ThreadSingleton vs. Static Singleton issue. The best way I’ve found so … Continue reading

July 16, 2005 .net

Asynchronous Postback in Web Applications

So a while back I read an an article about the Client Callback Feature in ASP.NET 2.0, which allows ASP.NET 2.0 to do updates to a page without a full page rountrip to the server. But wouldn’t you know it, … Continue reading

February 14, 2005 .net, javascript ,