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Is WCF suitable for writing an application which is shared among applications?

I have developed and deployed few ASP.NET applications. Sometimes I want to stop the users from either inserting or updating a record when: Maintenance is going on. Stop operations due to payment ...
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How to host a site in another site - with little or no coding

SUMMARY: All of these happens on Site A User visits site A User enter username and password User click on Login Button User authenticated on Site B behind the scene User is shown a page on Site A ...
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What are the legal risks if any of using a GPL or AGPL Web Application Framework/CMS?

Tried to ask this on SO but was referred here... Am I correct in saying that using a GPL'ed web application framework such as Composite C1 would NOT obligate a company to share the source code we ...
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Security aspects of an ASP.NET that can be pointed out to the client

I need to write several passages of text in an offer to the client about the security layer in ASP.NET MVC web solution. I am aware of security that comes along with MVC 3 and an improvements in MVC ...
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Proper & Efficient Structure for an entity layer?

Context Web application based on the .NET Framework written in C# and following the MVC design pattern. Question What is the most efficient way to structure an entity layer consisting on various ...
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Good architecture for user information on separate databases?

I need to write an API to connect to an existing SQL database. The API will be written in ASP.Net MVC3. The slight problem is that with existing users of the system, they may have a username on ...
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How to handle different web root running in iis on locahost vs. web server (iis7)

I have several websites that I help manage. When running on my local machine (under iis7), the websites run on under a folder on my machine d:\WebRoot\TheWebsiteName and run as ...
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Master page design (reloads on new page)

Ive been building a website with 2 pages and 1 master page. The master master page works as a "Menu". The two pages inherits from the master page and have some content on them. On Page1 I have a link ...
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AJAX IRCX Client and Server

I am currently developing an IRCX AJAX Chat Based system and have a few questions regarding the Server and Client implementation. Any suggestions are welcome: Server: Should this be implemented as a ...
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I have to run certain number of statements (which are executing .exe) in a loop

I have to run certain number of statements (which are executing .exe) in a loop. ForEach(object obj in ListOfVersions) { Step 1: call Exe1 Args=obj.somevalues Log Step 1 completed ...
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ASP.NET MVC vs WCF for REST API + Webpage usage

I think the discussion for programmatic service oriented usage vs human interaction is clear. But if I were to create an application that makes use of both a programmatic API and a website that makes ...
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Is it a good idea to put all assembly: WebResource in the same cs file?

I have a .NET library, with some WebControls. These webControls have Embed Resources. And we declare them like it, in all webcontrols for each cs file: Something like this: [assembly: ...
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What is the future for ASP.NET Membership Providers? [closed]

While working on a new project with MVC3, a DI framework (Ninject), and unit tests (NUnit) paired with mocks (Moq), I found setting up the Membership Provider felt a bit "awkward". I've run into tasks ...
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Development Patterns for dealing with Data Import / Export

I have a ASP.NET web based application that allows the end user to export data to a flat file format. (essentially taking a point-in-time backup of their work) At a later date they can re-upload ...
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asp .net development skills transferred to sharepoint?

Would a competent asp .net C# developer be disregarding a lot of their skills in order to have more concern with configuration and server-side coding when moving their career into the sharepoint 2010 ...
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Implementing Command Pattern in Web Application

I'm looking to implement the command pattern in a web application (asp.net c#)... Since the commands come in text format from the client, what is the best way to translate the string to a command ...
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An XML file or Database?

I am re-writing a section of my site and am trying to decide how much of a rewrite this will be. At the moment I have a web service feed that generates an xml once per day. I then use this xml file on ...
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Usage of repository between EF model and code consumer

I have binary data in my database that I'll have to convert to bitmap at some point. I was thinking whether or not it's appropriate to use a repository and do it there. My consumer, which is a ...
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Why does IIS default to Recycling the Application Pool every 1740 minutes?

Why does IIS default to recycle the app pool after a given time? Is there some specific reason other than perhaps most web apps are not managing the memory prudently? Given that you are managing your ...
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Any valid reason to Nest Master Pages in ASP.Net rather than Inherit?

Currently in a debate at work and I cannot fathom why someone would intentionally avoid Inheritance with Master Pages. For reference here is the project setup: BaseProject ...
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Importing an existing project into Git

Background During the course of developing our site (ASP.NET), we discovered that our existing source control (SourceGear Vault) wasn't working for us. So, we decided to migrate to Git. The ...
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Storing images in file system and returning URLs or virtually resizing and returning byte arrays?

I need to create a REST web service to manage user submitted images and displaying them all in a website. There are multiple websites that are going to use this service to manage and display images. ...
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Best Practice of making a Composite Control with a repeater activity

Best Practice of making a Composite Control with a repeater activity It's Templated-Based, have paging support via a DropDown and 2 Buttons It should have Event-Handling also Needed to work as a ...
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Google Analytics with multiple environments

We are planning to use Google Analytics in our organization and I am in charge for setting it up. I was wondering how to deal with multiple environments. We sure do not want to collect data during ...
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Why choose an established CMS as opposed to building one from scratch?

A lot of my research over the next few weeks will be into different CMS's. I've already had a brief look at episerver and umbraco. While reading into these systems I can't help but think that ...
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Are there established practices on versioning of a shared web service?

We are working on an ASP.NET-based XML Web Service that we will be using for our own purposes as well as using it as part of a product offering for our integration partners. Once it goes live we ...
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Need advice for approach for a web-based app that loads excel worksheet but exposes only the charts

I'm looking for suggestions on the Visual Studio approach to take for a web application that is in the conceptual stage. My environment has a lot of tools: Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard 64bit ...
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Use Theme/Skin or CSS in Asp.Net

I am working on a website which is using Skin templates everywhere in the page. Because of this all the controls, even labels, are server controls. I was wondering if it is worth changing at least ...
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How viable is it to switch stacks for setting up a startup [closed]

I am currently employed with a company for 2.5 years and I have been working with the .net stack for the entire duration mainly on the MVC framework. I believe I have some cool ideas for a startup but ...
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How can I design an application so that it works well with a database selected by the customer?

I want to write an ASP.NET 4.0 application with IBM DB2 Express-C as its back-end. One thing that worries me, is hosting this application on a remote server. I don't know any hosting provider who ...
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Team Parallel development in ASP.NET

I am developing an application written in ASP.NET (C#) which heavily use on Master Page and Session. As there will be enhancement in the same web application, and will be done by my teammate. is ...
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Can I share data between two users in an ASP.NET Application?

I have an issue with Roles.IsUserInRole function. It take hell amount of time to just check if the logged-in user is in particular role(typ 3-9 sec). I searched to find a solution and arrived on this ...
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What things do I need to become expert ASP.net MVC [closed]

I graduated in computer science. I had pretty good knowledge in Java. I have about a year experiences in ASP.net C# Web form. What other things do I need to know if I want become expert in ASP.net MVC ...
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Is it possible to integrate UDP file transfer into a .NET web application?

Background I have recently been tasked with designing a rebuild of an existing .NET web application that currently uses a third-party company to handle large file transfers (as big as 50Gb). ...
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Should one bind data with Eval on aspx or override ItemDataBound in code-behind?

For data bound controls (Repeater, ListView, GridView, etc.), what's the preferred way of binding data? I've seen it where people use Eval() directly on the aspx/ascx inside the data bound control to ...
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UserControl inside Placeholder good/bad? + Postback problem

Currently I'm working a bit with ASP.NET and trying to find the best way to navigate through pages. Right now I have an UpdatePanel which has a Placeholder inside it. This Placeholder will then add ...
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Using alternative MVC framework

I am new to ASP.NET MVC and EF. I read about open source implementations of MVC pattern like Spring, FubuMVC, Castle etc. I want to know how flexible these alternatives are when compared with ASP.NET ...
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Best Practice: strategy regarding Website Projects and versioning

What are the best practices and strategy for designing and developing a website? The key parts I want considered are: DLL deployment IIS publishing project versioning namespace Please answer ...
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Extensibility in multi-tenant systems? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you manage extensibility in your multi-tenant systems? I asked this on StackOverflow, but I thought it might be more appropriate for Programmers. I've got a ...
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Should I use the language I'm most comfortable in, or the company “standard”

I'm going to be developing an Intranet site for my specific plant, and our company standard for web-development is IIS + ASP.Net + VB.Net + Microsoft SQL Server (note that we have about 10+ plants). ...
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An aspiring programmers proverbial fork. (asp.net or …) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it better to specialize in a single field I like, or expand into other fields to broaden my horizons? Do Diversified Skills Foster or Hinder Specialization? ...
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What is the right way to develop ASP.NET applications in order to separate data access from data visualization?

I'm currently involved in a migration to TFS from SVN of a large project that is going to be divided into five different sites. This project allows some providers to insert five different product data ...
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How do delegates fit into ASP.NET?

A developer told me they used delegates to bind most of their events in ASP.NET. Until then, I did not even know it was possible to use delegates in ASP.NET in a meaningful way. My understanding ...
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Exposing warnings\errors from data objects (that are also list returned)

I'm exposing Data objects via service oriented assembly (which on future usages might become a WCF service). The data object is tree designed, as well as formed from allot of properties.Moreover, ...
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How do you manage extensibility in your multi-tenant systems?

I've got a few big web based multi-tenant products now, and very soon I can see that there will be a lot of customizations that are tenant specific. An extra field here or there, maybe an extra page ...
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Best practice for using a user control across many projects

I have a messaging User Control, that is used across 4 projects, and for each change I have to propagate it in 4 places. This is obviously against the DRY principle. However, centralizing user ...
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What's better approach when creating a user control: receive a full object or only the needed values?

I'm working with ASP.NET Web User Control (WUC) and I got to this question: I'm creating a WUC to show an object's data. This object is already loaded when I call that WUC. I'm wondering what would ...
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google analystics with asp.net web application

I am trying to add google analytics to a web application built in asp.net c# that is already pretty mature. The requirement is to have all sorts of event tracking on buttons clicks, breaking up page ...
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How to detect impacts caused by changes?

I've often run on this problem. Now I am working on a team of 4 and we built a lot of stuff. We are still finishing somethings and making changes. The problem is that those changes can (and most ...
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What are the tools/frameworks used to build C# ASP.net applications? [closed]

I am basically a java programmer who wants to move to .net. I haven't worked in .NET companies so I don't have any idea about the tools they use. In a Java company people use Maven, Hibernate and ...