Other Entries by Ian Ippolito (PSC)

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  A better response.redirectA better response.redirectASP (Active Server Pages)Intermediate /
Ian Ippolito (PSC)
2643 since
1/1/2015

By 10 Users

       The response.redirect method is great for moving a user from one page to another. However, it does have one major limitation--you can only use it if absolutely nothing has been written to the page. Sometimes, you actually do want to write something to the ...(description truncated)
 
 
  ASP .NET is finally here!ASP .NET is finally here!ASP (Active Server Pages)Beginner /
Ian Ippolito (PSC)
988 since
1/5/2015 11:21:00 PM

By 3 Users

       For those who have been living in a cave, Microsoft's eagerly anticipated update to ASP, called ASP.net has been relesed to production. The best part of it is that it's free!
 
 
  Convert your ODBC connections to OLE DBConvert your ODBC connections to OLE DBASP (Active Server Pages)Beginner /
Ian Ippolito (PSC)
2546 since
1/1/2015 12:35:00 AM

By 6 Users

       Looking for faster performance? If you have an older database driven ASP app, it probably uses an ODBC DSN in its connection string to reach the database. It probably looks alot like this: "DSN=myDSNName;". If you see this you should immediately upgrade ...(description truncated)
 
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  Detect if cookies are enabledDetect if cookies are enabledASP (Active Server Pages)Beginner /
Ian Ippolito (PSC)
810 since
1/5/2015 5:32:00 AM

By 5 Users

       When you work with cookies, you always run into paranoid types who disable their cookies. If you don't detect and deal with them, your code may not work. This code detects the user's cookie settings using the ASP Session object. Unlike some other implemen ...(description truncated)
 
 
  Detect User's IP address and filter based on itDetect User's IP address and filter based on itASP (Active Server Pages)Beginner /
Ian Ippolito (PSC)
890 since
1/1/2015 12:46:00 AM

By 5 Users

       If you have the need to filter out certain users from your site (hackers, unauthorized personel, etc.) and you know their IP address, you can use this code to do so. It detects the IP address of the current user and based on what that address is, takes ac ...(description truncated)
 
 
  Full list of ServerVariablesFull list of ServerVariablesASP (Active Server Pages)Beginner /
Ian Ippolito (PSC)
1035 since
1/5/2015 11:23:00 PM

By 7 Users

       You can get all sorts of useful information on the browser, using Request.Servervariables. However, one of the problems with the Visual Interdev help is that it doesn't list ALL the information you can get. Here is the most complete list I know of...if yo ...(description truncated)
 
 
  Get relative URL of current page: mstrGetURLGet relative URL of current page: mstrGetURLASP (Active Server Pages)Beginner /
Ian Ippolito (PSC)
1533 since
1/1/2015 12:06:00 AM

By 5 Users

       Returns relative URL of current page. Example: /vb/test.asp. See http://www.planet-source-code.com/vb/scripts/ShowCode.asp?lngWId=4&txtCodeId=5 to get the fully qualified URL string.
 
 
  Getting the URL the user came from before your web page!Getting the URL the user came from before your web page!ASP (Active Server Pages)Beginner /
Ian Ippolito (PSC)
824 since
1/5/2015 11:20:00 PM

By 5 Users

       This is a great tip that is NOT documented in the Interdev help..how to get the referring URL of the browser. You can use this to track what traffic you are getting and from where.
 
 
  How to send email from ASP (Part I of II)How to send email from ASP (Part I of II)ASP (Active Server Pages)Beginner /
Ian Ippolito (PSC)
689 since
1/1/2015 12:33:00 AM

By 2 Users

       Want to send SMTP email from your ASP app? CDONTS is a free e-mail component that comes with IIS4, that (despite its weird name) is very easy to use and has good performance. The setup actually takes longer than the trivial scripting. To set it up, first, ...(description truncated)
 
 
  List all files in a directoryList all files in a directoryASP (Active Server Pages)Intermediate /
Ian Ippolito (PSC)
2755 since
1/1/2015 12:44:00 AM

By 11 Users

       Uses the new file FileSystemObject in the scripting library to list all the files in the c:\inetpub\scripts\ directory with a link to them. You can modify this code to list all the files in any directory.
 
 
  PipeBoost Internet Information Server (IIS) Content Compression ProductPipeBoost Internet Information Server (IIS) Content Compression ProductASP (Active Server Pages)Beginner /
Ian Ippolito (PSC)
1517 since
1/5/2015 11:24:00 PM

By 11 Users

       Pipebost is a content compression product that dynamically compresses content served out by your IIS server before it gets to the browser. This dramatically reduces the time it takes the document to load in the user's browser as well as cuts down on bandw ...(description truncated)Click here to see a screenshot of this code!(ScreenShot)
 
 
  Scaling problem warning about the browser sniffer controlScaling problem warning about the browser sniffer controlASP (Active Server Pages)Beginner /
Ian Ippolito (PSC)
859 since
1/5/2015 11:40:00 PM

By 2 Users

       ASP comes with a control named MSWC.BrowserType that can be used to detect the user's browser. In another article I posted, it detailed how to use it. However, if you have a heavy use web site, you need to read this warning.
 
 
  Self Refreshing PageSelf Refreshing PageASP (Active Server Pages)Intermediate /
Ian Ippolito (PSC)
717 since
1/1/2015 12:43:00 AM

By 5 Users

       You can cause a page to automatically refresh every n seconds using the HTML Meta Refresh. This is great for chat sites, real time monitoring sites or any other site where you must have up to date real-time information. This example will reload itself eve ...(description truncated)
 


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