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PowerShell for IIS

by Jonathan Allen on  Aug 12, 2008

The push for making Windows configurable from the command line continues with the IIS 7 PowerShell Provider.

Automatically Route Requests to Content Servers using IIS 7

by Jonathan Allen on  Aug 11, 2008

Microsoft is demonstrating a new routing module for IIS 7. This module automatically routes requests to content servers based on HTTP headers and server variables as well as load balancing concerns such as server health and affinity.

.NET Framework Versions: Marketing vs. Reality

by Hartmut Wilms on  Apr 08, 2008 10

Since .NET Framework 3.0 Microsoft's versioning strategy confuses the community. Scott Hanselman explains the how and why of the drift between marketing and reality.

Breaking Changes for ASP.NET 2 and IIS 7

by Jonathan Allen on  Dec 26, 2007

Version 7 brings a major rewrite to Internet Information Server. The most important of these revolves around the new integrated mode, which allows .NET modules to be plugged into any stage of the IIS pipeline. However, when running ASP.NET in integrated mode reveals several breaking changes.

Microsoft Ups Their Support for PHP

by Jonathan Allen on  Nov 27, 2007

PHP is a cornerstone of LAMP development. In an attempt to lure PHP developers off Linux and MySQL, Microsoft is beginning to offer deep support for PHP in IIS 7 and SQL Server.

Deploy Rails on Microsoft IIS

by Obie Fernandez on  Dec 22, 2006

Brent Heinz's installer packages Shane Careveo's Fast-CGI ISAPI filter in conjuction with Ionic's Rewrite ISAPI filter and custom IIS scripts. It's a complete solution for hosting your Ruby on Rails application under IIS on Windows XP/Server 2003.

RubyForIIS Makes Ruby Easier on Microsoft's IIS

by Peter Cooper on  Aug 04, 2006

RubyForIIS is a new, beta package designed to make installing Ruby and Rails for use with IIS easier.