Top Ten asp Articles

Here are the top ten articles for the ASP Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. Referring URL with HTTP_REFERRER
When you are coding ASP pages, you often want to know where the user came from. Using HTTP_REFERRER lets you code your pages based on what path the user followed.

2. Regular Expression Pattern Matching
Regular Expressions let you do pattern matching in VBScript and ASP. In essence, you can validate that any input string matches up to your required letter/number settings.

3. Browser-Specific Code for IE and Netscape
If you are designing a website, it is critical that you understand the differences between IE - Internet Explorer - and Netscape, and code for both.

4. Split ASP String Function
Are you trying to break a string up into smaller pieces? ASP provides an easy to use split function which lets you dice and slice a string.

5. Saving Changes is Not Permitted error
When you're modifying your database, you might get an error that says Saving Changes is Not Permitted. How do you fix this error?

6. Using ASP with a Dedicated Database
When you truly begin to base your website on database content, it´s time to get yourself a dedicated MS-SQL or MySQL database system. This helps guarantee you proper response time and performance.

7. ASP Session Object Variables
Usually when you code an ASP script, the variables you use only exist while the script runs. But what if you want to code a shopping cart, or something else where data is kept active?

8. Writing Regular Expression Code
If you understand how wonderfully regular expressions can help you with your pattern matching needs, here is a walkthrough on creating ASP code.

9. ASP Error - Overflow: 'cInt'
A common error in ASP is the Overflow: ´cInt´ error. What does it mean when you overflow a cInt value? How do you fix this?

10. Force Download Dialog box with ASP
Article on how to force Internet users to download files instead of opening them in their current browser using ASP.

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