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ASP.NET Suave Sessions with a Custom HttpModule

By J. Ambrose Little
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Reproduced herein by permission of the author and Tulsa Tech Fest 2006.


In this 49-minute video from a session presented at Tulsa Tech Fest 2006, J.Ambrose Little (Wrox author and ASP.NET MVP) explains why good ASP.NET session handling is important and how to make your users happier by implementing good session timeout practices. In this, he explains some great techniques related to HttpModules and Handlers for better session handling. In addition to the video presentation, you can download code samples from the demos from Ambrose's dotnettemplar.net blog.
  • 00:00 Title
  • 00:17 Ambrose's Introduction
  • 03:17 First application code example: Showing the poorly handled lost session in action
  • 11:00 Possible solutions: HttpModule is the better option
  • 12:35 Second example: Implementing the improvement with a server-side solution
  • 20:30 Another possible solution: A client-side solution with a JavaScript timer plus custom HttpHandler on the server
  • 24:15 Coding the third example, and iterating toward better solutions through several variations
Time: 49 minutes
Format: Windows Media (.wmv)
Size: 65MB
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Ambrose Little is an ASP.NET MVP and works at Infragistics as their Codemunicator. Ambrose is co-author of ASP.NET 2.0 MVP Hacks and Tips (Wrox, 2006, ISBN 0-7645-9766-3,) along with fellow Microsoft MVPs (Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals) David Yack, Joe Mayo, Scott Hanselman, Fredrik Normén, Dan Wahlin, Jonathan Goodyear.

For More Wrox.com Videos:

Please see the complete and growing list of videos available at wrox.com at http://www.wrox.com/WileyCDA/Section/id-291881.html. The first few videos in the series are: