My new blog home at

I must be crazy.  I’ve left the safety and warmth of to move out on my own.  No longer will my posts be displayed on that central page, ready to be viewed by the masses. 

Nope, I’m now on my own, but using .Text as my blog engine.

Why?  Just for kicks.  I created as a place to put some sample code that has to be ready for the real world.  Through my hosting company ( I also have SQL Server databases.  So, my sample code cannot just use “uid=SA;pwd=;“.  I feel much better already, just by making that change.

If you want to read my old posts, you can take a look at them on

All my new stuff will be posted here, to

Hope to keep seeing you.


Comments (3)

  1. SBC says:

    What do you think of ‘webhost4life’ ? I am looking for good ASP.NET hosting. TIA.

  2. Dale Lature says:


    I am also using webhost4life, and have beentrying to get dotText going. Support doesn’t seem to know anything about dotText, and I am having trouble getting this going. It is at

    when I login there, and get the Admin link, clicking it gives me an error:

    Server Error in ‘/dt’ Application.


    Configuration Error

    Description: An error occurred during the processing of a configuration file required to service this request. Please review the specific error details below and modify your configuration file appropriately.

    Parser Error Message: It is an error to use a section registered as allowDefinition=’MachineToApplication’ beyond application level. This error can be caused by a virtual directory not being configured as an application in IIS.

    Source Error:

    Line 25: <customErrors mode = "On" defaultRedirect = "error.aspx"/>

    Line 26: <!–<customErrors mode="Off"/>–>

    Line 27: <authentication mode="Forms">

    Line 28: <forms name=".ASPXFORADMIN" loginUrl="login.aspx" protection="All" timeout="90" />

    Line 29: </authentication>

    Source File: c:webhost4life_aspnetdlaturedtadminweb.config Line: 27


    Version Information: Microsoft .NET Framework Version:1.1.4322.573; ASP.NET Version:1.1.4322.573

    Does this give you any clue? I copied my working localhost version , along with creating the database and setting the blog.config Data connection to see the database and login (which it does, since it correctly sees that I have 2 blogs going, but both without any entries since I have yet to be able to get to the configuration.aspx page.

    Dale Lature

  3. Thanks I will change my links soon.