Windows Forms within Web pages work in a manner similar to Java applets. Thiru Thangarathinam shows how to host Windows Forms controls in Internet Explorer and how to utilize .NET Code Access Security to configure what the control can do when running within the browser.
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Members of the 15Seconds discussion list may have found a way to run IIS on Windows XP Home Edition, so developers can run ASP pages. Attempt at your own risk!
Kyle Patrick explains how using the XMLHTTPConnection object that Microsoft packaged with its MSXML parser is a fast, free, and powerful method for communication between any client and server application that supports COM objects. Using this, instead of CGI, means you can have a client-server interaction between the browser and the Web server that can be done without changing the Web page. Sample code and URLs are included.
Remie Bolte begins his series on developing .NET SMTP and POP3 e-mail components for an outlook express look-alike Web-based e-mail application. This article provides a thorough overview of the SMTP RFC.
This article examines some of the new and exciting caching features in ASP.NET 2.0 and shows how to implement them in Web applications.
Data Transformation Services (DTS) is a built-in component of SQL Server that provides programmers and database administrators with a way to move data from any source to any destination. Thiru Thangarathinam shows how to invoke DTS packages from a .NET application and explains how the unmanaged DTS SQL Server COM component is used in a .NET application.