This article is intended to be a collection of helpful links to resources for people (including myself) who are setting up and configuring IIS8.5 on Windows Server 2012. I am also providing a step-by-step example of setting up a new Web site in IIS and configuring it for Windows Authentication.
It’s considered best-practice to do browser detection based on features rather than the more error-prone detection based on the user-agent. For example, see this Microsoft browser identification best practices article for how they suggest you structure your Internet Explorer detection scripts by making user of the ASP.NET HttpBrowserCapabilities Object.
If you are interested in reading more about the problems ASP.NET has recently had with IE10 and IE11, please check out my related article on the subject
Being able to write and test code snippets in your Web browser in collaboration with others anywhere in the world is an empowering experience. This is especially true when the tool is free for anyone to use. I can see no better way for developers to learn new languages or code better applications when the old-school barriers of software and hardware are removed.