ASP.NET

Using HttpRequest.Item property

I’m currently in the last part of my military service and don’t have much time to work or blog. However I could answer some Stack Overflow questions. One of them was the question if it is a good practice to use the HttpRequest.Item property instead of HttpRequest.Form or HttpRequest.QueryString. When you want to get a query string value, you can get this from the property of the current http request object. If you want to get a posted form value, via the collection. Exactly the same is…

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Cross-Origin Resource Sharing for static assets

We recently had to provide a javascript snippet which includes an icon font dynamically. The javascript snippet will be included on a custom domain from our customer, where the icon font (the *.woff file) is hosted on our domain. We rapidly came into cross-origin problems, the so called Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS). There is a http header called Access-Control-Allow-Origin, which is exactly what we use here. So, anywhere in our code we can set this header to allow resource sharing. We…

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