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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.… Read the rest

When Session Objects Get Created With No Session Variables

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I thought about calling this  Session Object Madness, but it really isn’t that crazy once you think through what’s happening.

Here’s the issue.  I have a client who does work for another client who is hosting their sites at IBM.

I’m told that IBM will not enable any session servers so none of the sites can include session objects.  And that’s where the fun begins.… Read the rest

HttpContext.Items[] vs Session[]

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Since .NET first became available, passing data around during a request has become a lot easier.  The ability to set a property has made that so.  Still, there are times when setting a property just won’t do the trick.

One such time is getting data from the middle tier back up to the view separate from a DataBinding operation.  That is, you databind a control to the middle tier and that method needs to set a value that will be used elsewhere in the view, not in the item that is being bound.… Read the rest

Modifying Copies of a Session Object

spider This morning I woke up to the following question in my inbox:

I am storing an object into session. Then in one of my functions I am copying that session object into a local object and doing some modifications to the local object.

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