.Net, ASP.NET, Programming, Various Languages, VB.NET, Visual Studio, Web Development, Web Server, WebForms

VB NET: Reading a PNG Image, Modifying it, then Sending it to the User

This is handy if you want to do some programmatic modifications to an image before presenting it to a user.

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HTML, Programming, SharePoint, Software, Technology, Tool, Web Development, Web Server, Windows 2012

Set Up Microsoft PowerApps to Connect to an On Premises SharePoint Installation

PowerApps Connection Setup
PowerApps Connection Setup

Microsoft PowerApps is a useful utility you can use to create simple apps for your work environment. It is designed for power users, so there’s no real programming involved. You can deploy apps that you create to users within your workplace or school. Continue reading “Set Up Microsoft PowerApps to Connect to an On Premises SharePoint Installation”

Classic ASP, IIS, IIS6, IIS7, IIS8, Internet Explorer, Programming, Software, Web Server

Classic ASP on IIS 8.5: Setting the Configuration to See ASP Error Messages

Classic ASP is still a very good option to develop or prototype simple Web applications with. Sometimes you’ll need to transition a classic ASP application from an older Web server to a more modern one. Basically, the ASP is still good, but the server is out of date and needs to be replaced.

When you upgrade your server, for example going from IIS 6 to IIS 8.5 (Windows 2012), you’ll quickly see that you need to make server configuration changes in order for your application to run like it should. See a previous article on my blog for instructions on how to enable Classic ASP on your new Web server (since it is not enabled by default).

Another issue you may encounter is that your migrated application doesn’t work and you have no idea why because the error messages are hidden. This is good for everyday use of your application by regular users, but it’s not so good if you are trying to debug issues with your application setup on the new Web Server. In this blog post I will explain how to set your system so that you can see the detailed error messages that your classic ASP application is throwing. Of course, once you are done and the application is running well, you should consider re-enabling settings so that regular users aren’t shown detailed application error messages. Continue reading “Classic ASP on IIS 8.5: Setting the Configuration to See ASP Error Messages”