ASP.NET Document Handler

I frequently store documents in the database for my ASP.NET apps, eliminating web farm complications with shared drives, permissions, etc.  When uploading a file, my Document class reads the uploaded file, zips the file with SharpZipLib, and inserts/updates in the database.   When opening a file, I have always used an ASPX page …

Building upon the ASP.NET Personal Web Site Starter Kit

The starter kit already allowed individual file upload, and batch upload from a directory which requires files to be moved to Upload directory by FTP.  The starter kit also stores the images in the database. While I prefer this method for most files, I don’t prefer it for images. I changed …

I guess I’m watching the right shows on television

I record only a few shows on my DVR.  While fast-forwarding through commercials during last night’s Battlestar Galactica, I saw a familiar image and had to rewind.  Ahhh… and then it appeared as a voice said “Tonight’s episode is brought to you by Microsoft Visual Studio 2005.”  Seeing that made me feel …