Sentinel demo at Philly Tech Meetup tonight!

We are coming to Philly Tech Meetup tonight to present Sentinel, which is one week away from the start of our first public beta! Its been a crazy few weeks getting everything ready for primetime, and we've accomplished a tremendous amount – getting Sentinel into the cloud, automatic installation and update infrastructure, completing our new Azure … [Read more…]

MSDN Magazine: Enhance Your Applications with ASP.NET Integrated Pipeline!

This month, the Enhance Your Apps With the Integrated ASP.NET Pipeline article is finally out in MSDN Magazine.  I just got several copies in the mail (thanks Howard!). ****** UPDATE: Scott Hanselman presents the demos from this article at CodeMash 2008 ****** To be honest, I am VERY excited about this article.  I’ve been talking … [Read more…]

Stopping hot-linking with IIS and ASP.NET

Many web sites suffer from others directly linking to their image, video and other content. This practice is called often called leeching, hot-linking, or inline-linking and causes wasted bandwidth and increased server load to the victim web site. Last weekend, I wrote a little ASP.NET module that prevents hot linking. It can be used on … [Read more…]

Extending your IIS 7 server with .NET

I feel like I got off on the wrong foot in my blog coverage of IIS extensibility … I started spending a lot of time talking about building IIS7 server modules with the native API, but did not mention anything about the new .NET extensibility. This is strange for two reasons: I spent the majority … [Read more…]