Category Archives: .Net framework

C# HttpClient utility class for calling Web API

Folks writing C# code for consuming resources from external apis or mostly http systems typically use bunch of networking classes. Especially, there are WebClient, HttpClient HttpWebRequest     These classes, however, there is a good dose of confusion around their usage, when to use and their good and bad parts. We’re not going to get into that… Read More »

Troubleshooting checklist for http errors 403.14 or 404 not found for mvc web app on IIS 7.5

If you ever ran into deploying mvc app onto IIS 7.5 running on pristine new dev boxes and encounter http errors as indicated in the title, follow this checklist to troubleshoot. First and foremost, check if right version of ASP.Net is installed and registered with IIS. To verify that, aspnet_iis.exe tool is your friend.… Read More »