January 2011 Archive on Andrew Westgarth's Blog

Jul 01, 2013

This afternoon I received an email from Microsoft to tell me that I’d been awarded the 2013 Microsoft MVP Award for ASP.Net/IIS!  This is my sixth MVP Award and I’ve mentioned before I am extremely humble to be associated...

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Sep 22, 2012

On Thursday night I was having an email conversation with Takeshi Eto from DiscountASP.Net about the hosting of my blog.  I’ve been hosting my blog with DiscountASP.Net for nearly five years and have been very, very happy...

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Apr 23, 2012

Thanks to all the attendees who came to my talk on IIS8 last week at NxtGenUG Manchester Daresbury.  Apologies for the delay in posting the slides, you can now get them on my Slides & Resources page and the direct link...

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Apr 02, 2012

Two new Release Candidates for the following IIS Extensions have been released today: Application Initialization for IIS 7.5 (the replacement for the previously released Application Warmup beta extension) Dynamic IP Restrictions...

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Apr 01, 2012

With the recent release of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview and the Windows Server 8 Beta I’ve been looking at the new features in IIS8 such as: Web Socket Support Application Initialization Configuration Optimization SNI Support...

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Jan 26, 2012

This week’s RunAs Radio has Clint Huffman , a Microsoft Premier Field Engieer talking to Richard Campbell about understanding the health state of IIS7/7.5.  There is some excellent content in this episode and I’d strongly...

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Jan 27, 2011

I don’t often post links to posts from others, however I really wanted to highlight two great resources which two other IIS MVPs have started recently. IIS Community Newsletter Steve Schofield has recently published the...

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Jul 06, 2010

As is the case with most of my blog posting of late, it’s well.. late and in a big queue, but seeing this is relatively time sensitive and the fact that I’m over the moon again.  I thought I’d jot a quick post. Last Thursday...

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May 13, 2010

Finally I am uploading my slides and links to demos from the session I delivered at NxtGenUG Manchester on the 21st April, for those who attended thanks for coming along I hope you enjoyed the session, and I’d like to offer a...

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Sep 24, 2009

This morning Scott Guthrie announced a new program to help Small Web Development Companies (10 employees or less) and individual Web Developers who develop Web Sites and Services.  The program runs for three years is free...

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Sep 09, 2008

I have been using Internet Explorer 8.0 since the release of Beta 1. IE 8 requires more standards compliance in the code of web pages for them to display correctly. Today I was catching up on my RSS Feeds and came across this...

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Sep 05, 2008

Last night Alan Dean came up to VBUG in Newcastle to speak on ASP.Net MVC Framework. One of the discussion points we had was any potential issues for hosting sites on IIS due to the routing and url rewrite elements of the MVC...

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