Category: ASP.NET

15 Best ASP.NET based Content Management Systems(CMS)

ASP.NET is a Web Application development framework thats lets the developers to build dynamic web applications using .NET. In this article , we share 15 cool ASP.NET MVC based CMS (Content Management Systems) that you might find it useful. 15 Best ASP.NET based Content Management Systems(CMS) Orchard Progress Sitefinity Composite C1 Kentico CMS for ASP.NET DotNetNuke: CMS Content Management MojoPortal CMS  Kooboo CMS  Umbraco  Yendo…

How to read connection string from web.config in ASP.NET and C# ?

Here’s a sample code snippet demonstrating how to get the connection string from your ASP.NET web.config file so that you can make a connection to the database. How to read connection string from web.config in ASP.NET and C# ? Assume that the connection string name defined in the web.config file is “conn1” , you would get the connection string using the ConnectionManager class.

How to accept HTML Form Data in a ASP.NET Web API Action Method ?

There are times when you might want to create an endpoint in ASP.NET WebAPI that can handle the HTML form data posted as x-www-form-urlencoded. One of the options is to use the model binding concept.   In this case , the model should have the names of the keys that are passed in the HTTP request. The MediaFormatters are used to extract the data from…

How to return Http Status Code from ASP.NET Web API Controller ?

There are times when you might want to return the Http Status code from an action method of a ASP.NET Web Api Controller. One of the simplest way of doing this is using the CreateResponse method of the HttpRequestMessage as shown below. The sample below demonstrates how to return the status code 304 and 200 based on the last modified date of the employee record….

How to get the Relative Server Path in ASP.NET Web API ?

In ASP.NET MVC , we can use the Server.MapPath or Request.MapPath to get the relative path of the server for a file. For example , The fileName would be the absolute path of the file. How to get the Relative Server Path in ASP.NET Web API ? You can use the HostingEnvironment.MapPath defined in System.Web.Hosting to get the relative path of the file as shown…

How to Add Web API to existing ASP.NET Web Forms Project ?

In one of the previous posts , we saw how to add the WebAPI to the existing ASP.NET MVC project. Well , the process of adding the ASP.NET Web API to the existing ASP.NET Web Forms project is still the same. You can easily do that by installing it from NuGet. Open the Package Console Manager in Visual Studio 2015 and run the following command….

How to read a connection string from web.config file in ASP.NET ?

Assume that you have a connectionstring configured in the web.config file of your ASP.NET application and you wish to read it using C# within your application. How to read a connection string from web.config file in ASP.NET ? You can easily do that using the ConfigurationManager class defined in the System.Configuration namespace. 1. Ensure that the System.Configuration assembly is referenced in your project. 2. Add…

Could not load file or assembly … An attempt was made to load a program with an incorrect format (System.BadImageFormatException)

There are times when you might get the following error when running the application from Visual Studio or opening your application page in the browser. Could not load file or assembly … An attempt was made to load a program with an incorrect format (System.BadImageFormatException) I received this error recently when trying to deploy the application in the IIS and accessing the page from the…

How to read a key from the Web.Config file in ASP.NET app using C# ?

If you want to read the values based on the key from the web.config file in your ASP.NET application using C# , you can use the  WebConfigurationManager to do it. How to read a key from the Web.Config file in ASP.NET app using C# ? Assume that the configuration file contains the below values If you want to read the value of the key (“UserName”)…

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