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Working With Zip Files In ASP.NET MVC

10 February 2017 07:41

ASP.NET MVC

Since ASP.NET 4.5, zipping and unzipping files can be done with classes from within the .NET framework. Despite that, nearly all examples that illustrate working with zip files in ASP.NET applications feature third party open source compression libraries. This short article attempts to correct that by demonstrating the use of the System.IO.Compression classes to unpack an uploaded zip file, and to create one for download in an ASP.NET MVC application.

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Free SSL Certificates On IIS With LetsEncrypt

02 February 2017 07:44

ASP.NET MVC ASP.NET Web Forms ASP.NET Core

If you have forms on your site that take a user's personal details, you should protect the page by running it under HTTPS. That way, any data that's posted from the form (email address, credit card number etc) is encrypted and hidden from prying eyes. It's not just e-commerce sites that should be protected. Intranets and other line of business apps that require authentication, blogs with comment forms that ask for email addresses and so on. The main barrier to this in the past has been the cost of the digital certificate (SSL Certificate) that asserts that you are who you say you are. LetsEncrypt is a free, automated, and open Certificate Authority that removes this barrier.

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