August 2007 Archive on Drew's IIS Blog

Jun 03, 2008

Today I presented a session at TechEd Developer in Orlando title “What’s New in IIS7 for Developers”. As part of the presentation, I built an HttpModule for logging requests to a database. This demo is based on one from CarlosAg...

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Jan 23, 2008

The IIS team today released the technical preview of a new web deployment tool that addresses many of the requests I've heard from developers for making the deployment of web applications easier on the Windows platform. The new...

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Jan 11, 2008

If you are in the U.S. and interested in hearing more about what's new for developers in IIS7, the MSDN Presenters will be traveling the states and presenting in a theater near you. That's right a movie theater. The thing I always...

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Nov 16, 2007

Elizabeth Smith wrote up a great explanation of FastCGI and the reasons it makes Windows a better host for PHP applications. In the opening, she writes: What is FastCGI? I could go on for pages about the technical background,...

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Nov 12, 2007

Today at TechEd IT Forum in Barcelona , Bob Kelly announced the official release of the FastCGI Extension for IIS 6.0 . This means customers now have reliable, high-performance hosting for PHP and other CGI-based applications...

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Nov 02, 2007

You may have heard about the new interoperability improvements for PHP and Microsoft technologies that Bill Staples blogged about . A few weeks ago, I spoke at PHP|Works in Atlanta and showed off a project I've been working on...

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Oct 24, 2007

Scott Hanselman produced an awesome screencast on configuring IIS7 and PHP with FastCGI . He also does some live performance testing of the Qdig application using CGI, FastCGI and the new kernel-mode caching in IIS7. From Scott...

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Oct 19, 2007

While at the Heartland Developers Conference , Jeff Julian and John Alexander interviewed me about the new features in IIS 7.0 . In fact, they interviewed quiet a few people on a variety of topics while at the conference - lots...

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Oct 19, 2007

Today I spoke at the Heartland Developers Conference on why ASP.NET developers should care about Windows Server 2008. If you were at the session or just want to know more about what's in store for you as an ASP.NET developer,...

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Aug 14, 2007

Hello, my name is Drew Robbins. I just started as the IIS Technical Evangelist focused on developers who build web applications that use and extend our platform. On this blog, I'll be covering topics like the following: Taking...

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