My Learnings - Windows Azure, ASP.Net, IIS and more..

My learnings while working with ASP.Net and IIS and other Microsoft technologies

Windows Azure Cache: Feature Comparison Matrix

You can find this blog, and lot of other interesting articles about Windows Azure on My Team Blog...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 11/13/2013

One Thing You Must Do When: Service Endpoint is showing Offline in Azure Traffic Manager

You can find this blog, and lot of other interesting articles about Windows Azure on My Team Blog...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 11/08/2013

Free E-book: Introducing Windows Azure for IT Professionals

Microsoft Press has recently released a new e-book on Windows Azure called “Introducing Windows...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 11/07/2013

Windows Azure Caching 2.1.0.0: “No such host is known”

You can find this blog, and lot of other interesting articles about Windows Azure on My Team Blog...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 08/07/2013

Consuming Service Management API from Web/Worker Role – Method 2

You can find this blog, and lot of other interesting articles about Azure on My Team Blog In my...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 07/27/2013

July Updates for Windows Azure

  There were some great updates to Windows Azure were released earlier today!  Some of...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 07/23/2013

Consuming Service Management API from Web/Worker Role

Recently on our Team Blog, I posted about using Service Management API from code running in Windows....

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 07/22/2013

Linking a resource to your Cloud Service? What does that mean

Some of the Azure developers/administrator often misunderstand “Linking a resource” to a cloud...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 07/15/2013

More free Microsoft eBooks–Happy Learning!

  Thanks to Microsoft, here are yet another set of free Microsoft eBooks! Visit this post by...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 07/12/2013

‘Hello world’ for Windows Azure Blob Storage

While learning various storage models for Windows Azure, I was looking for a simple ‘Hello world’...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 06/17/2013

Cloudy.. everywhere…

Hello All, its been a while since I blogged about anything. Last year I entered into the Cloud...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 06/14/2013

Windows 8 AppFest: 21st & 22nd Sept, Bangalore India

  Microsoft is hosting one of its kind AppFest for Window 8 in Bangalore India. Few thousand...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 09/13/2012

Live Now: Visual Studio 2012 Launch Event

  Finally the wait is over and the latest and greatest Visual Studio version, Visual Studio...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 09/12/2012

How to: Create your first ever Windows 8 app (and see how easy it is)

  If you are a developer and if you are yet to create your first Windows 8 app, then this is...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 09/11/2012

One thing you must do when: Request.Url.Host is returning an unexpected result

Scenario: You are using Request.Url.Host property in your web application. You are expecting it to...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 09/11/2012

ASP.Net View State: EnableViewState vs ViewStateMode

With ASP.Net 4.0, a new property for View State was introduced, it was called ViewStateMode. Prior...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 08/29/2012

One thing you must do when: getting http 500.0.1346 error

  While browsing your IIS hosted website (or any of the application, virtual directory) you run...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 08/25/2012

Learning Resources – Free Microsoft Press e-books

Lots and lots of ebooks, that too Microsoft Press, is available for FREE!!   Wide range of...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 08/25/2012

A word of caution while Overloading Methods in C#

  While working with Method Overloading, there are some corner cases which we should be careful...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 08/25/2012

Hello, Windows 8

    So here is the first post from my shiny new Windows 8 RTM machine! The more I am using...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 08/14/2012

How to configure Wild Card rule for FREB (Failed Request Tracing) in IIS7

While debugging any issue on IIS7x server, more often then not, FREB turns out to be the saviour....

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 05/17/2012

App_offline.htm is getting generated on the server

This is one interesting situation I came across this week. We are trying to remote debug an ASP.Net...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 05/09/2012

IIS 6.0: Http 500.0.170 while browsing Classic ASP pages

On an IIS 6.0 machine, if you try to browse any hosted Classic ASP page (.asp), you get the generic...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 03/22/2012

Released–Beta of C# 5.0 and Visual Studio 11

Good times ahead fellow developers! Public beta release of Visual Studio 11 (including C# 5.0 beta)...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 02/29/2012

Moving IIS7 root to a non-system drive

There is a good post by Thomas on moving the IIS7 root directory to a non-system drive. IIS7: Moving...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 02/16/2012

SPNs Demytified!

IIS 6.0, IIS 7.0, IIS 7.5 The changes in Kerberos configuration in IIS7x (KernelModeAuthentication)...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 01/24/2012

.Net Framework 3.5 (prior to SP1) – Mainstream support ends

All .Net Framework versions till .Net 3.5 (non SP1) is going out of mainstream support on April...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 04/07/2011

Intermittent http 400 error messages while accessing your website. Timer_EntityBody in httperr logs

You get intermittent http 400 error messages while accessing your website hosted on IIS server....

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 04/06/2011

Three ways to find whether an ISAPI filter is loaded or not in IIS 7.0

There are three ways by which we can tell this(I learned it the hard way though) 1. FREB 2. TaskList...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 06/18/2009

Referencing a class which is outside of App_Code folder in an ASP.Net Website project

Came across with this situation yesterday. The solution turns out to be simpler than expected. All...

Author: Ashish Goyal Date: 06/16/2009