Configuring IIS Smooth Streaming and Application Request Routing Disk Caching.

  I recently worked with a customer who was looking at using IIS Smooth Streaming as their Content Distribution mechanism. They also wanted to use ARR Disk Caching to cache the content on the ARR Tier to prevent round trips to the Smooth Streaming Server. (Editors note: This was all pre-recorded content and so caching…

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Friday Links List related to Visual Studio 2013 and Development.

Here are some links that might be useful in your day to day job. The VS and Asp.Net links came from http://madskristensen.net/ and http://www.hanselman.com/blog/ If you’re not following them on Twitter then I would recommend that you do. http://devdocs.io/ has a combination of API docs for Http, CSS, JavaScript, HTML Etc all easily searchable. http://www.asp.net/visual-studio/overview/2013…

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IIS and Developer Links Friday the 7th of June 2013.

There has been a lot of news this week with Tech Ed North America running and sending out lot’s of information. TechEd IIS and Web Development Sessions What’s new in Server 2012 R2 for IIS? https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/NorthAmerica/2013/MDC-B303#fbid=OgEhr7LR9L9  Windows Azure Web Sites and On-Premises Connectivity https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/NorthAmerica/2013/WAD-B327#fbid=OgEhr7LR9L9  Windows Azure Web Sites: An Architecture and Technical Deep Dive https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/NorthAmerica/2013/WAD-B329#fbid=OgEhr7LR9L9 …

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Application Request Routing and Server Headers "X-Powered-By: ARR/2.5"

Today I would like to talk about the headers that you get if you utilise Application Request Routing in your environment. What is Application Request Routing? If you haven’t used this IIS Extension then you’re in for a treat. It’s a useful way of allowing you to define how your Web server environment will scale…

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Asp.Net Application Security.

I was recently helping a colleague with a customer who was running a security check against their IIS Server on Windows Server 2008. (Editor’s Note: This is an extremely good thing to do and we do recommend that everyone runs a security check against their server.) The security tool they used highlighted that the server…

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Friday Link List 26th of April 2013.

As I mentioned before I will intermittently post a number of links I find interesting on the topics I am working on. Windows Azure Web Sites. Would you like to publish your Web Site from Dropbox? Well now you can as discussed at https://www.dropbox.com/developers/blog/28  Scott Hanselman talks about the new Log Stream functionality at http://www.hanselman.com/blog/StreamingDiagnosticsTraceLoggingFromTheAzureCommandLinePlusGlimpse.aspx …

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How to stay up to date on Web Technology?

I recently came across this presentation and I think it highlights that it’s possible to stay up to date on the fast moving world that is Web Development and Design. https://speakerdeck.com/chriscoyier/how-to-stay-up-to-date-on-web-technology There are lots of little hints and tips in there about blogs to read, emails to sign up and the amazing Web Design communities…

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Build 2012 Sessions on Windows 8 Development.

I thought I’d put together a list of the interesting Windows 8 Sessions at Build so you can use it for your self-study. Most of the sessions are 1 hour in length. If you want to see all of the Windows 8 Sessions then this link will help you. https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Build/2012?sort=sequential&direction=desc&term=&t=windows-8 I hope this helps. TITLE…

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Build 2012 Conferences Sessions on Asp.Net and IIS.

I shared this with the rest of my team today. We all support IIS and Asp.Net and I thought that these sessions from Build are very interesting. Session Name URL Running Time BUILD 2012 Day 2 Keynote https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Build/2012/1-002 1 hour 38 Minutes Angle Brackets, Curly Braces, One ASP.NET and the Cloud https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Build/2012/3-027 1 Hour. Building…

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