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Test Sending Email without a Server in ASP.NET

back-041 By now, most people are familiar with the fact that ASP.NET will send mail from the codebehind by simply adding a few lines to your web.config file and adding another few lines of code in the codebehind file.

But it wasn’t until recently that I found that you don’t need to have access to an SMTP server to test your code.

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ASP.NET Web Design Software

Artisteer - Web Design GeneratorWhat if there was a product that would allow you to create your web site themes as easy as you could create a PowerPoint presentation theme?  Wouldn’t that be cool?

This past weekend I discovered just such a product.  At first, I was pretty skeptical.  I mean, I normally pay $50.00 or so per theme when I put up a DotNetNuke site and here is a product that will let me create very nice themes that I can use in BOTH my ASP.NET based sites AND my WordPress based sites for just over 3 times that price.

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Multi-Step Processing in ASP.NET

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I received the following question a few days ago but I’ve been so busy with billable work that I just haven’t had a chance to answer it until now.  Actually, I’m still busy, but I hate letting these questions go for too long.

“Right now I am working on a project where I have to screen a user.  This is a multi-step process.  At the end of the process I store the data back to the system. Currently, I am storing all the options a user will select in a session variable and then finally using them at the last step. Can you please suggest a better way to store this temporary data that does not require using a session? This type of situation comes up a lot.  We’ve used multiview to get it working. But this does not seem to be viable in all situations.”

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