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In a Class of its own – the .NET Zip Library

The .NET Framework contains several hundreds of classes, yet something is missing: there is no class for compressing and decompressing Zip archives. This omission however can be made up for by using the .NET Zip Library (NZipLib) – it supports… Continue Reading

Uploading Files with ASP.NET

Something that could not reasonably be done under ASP without a third party component was the uploading of files to the web server even though the uses of this feature range from content management systems to online cost estimates for… Continue Reading

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Generating graphics on the fly

Generating a graphic Before burdening us with the ballast of ASP.NET, we do a dry run with a simple command line program – and then use this source code as the base of our ASP.NET script. The difference lies in… Continue Reading

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Saving HTML 5 Canvas as Image on the server using ASP.NET

HTML 5 has a very nice drawing API in the form of new Canvas element. Canvas is used for rendering graphs, game graphics, or other visual images on the fly. Canvas is a rectangular area that we can add to… Continue Reading