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proasp_howto thread: Looking for opinions

Message #1 by "Mark" <strangconst@h...> on Mon, 19 Feb 2001 17:18:55
Thanks Alex,
I'll look into that tool.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Alex Shiell, ITS, EC, SE" <alex.shiell@s...>
To: "How To" <proasp_howto@p...>
Sent: Tuesday, February 20, 2001 4:55 AM
Subject: RE: Looking for opinions

> Not entirely sure what you were asking... remember that for ASPs the
> page size in bytes is not necessarily relevant, as it is executed on the
> server.  Only the resulting HTML is sent to the client, and it is the size
> of that that matters.  When you talk about "a bunch of conditional
> questions" are you simply talking about a select case statement?  If so
> use it, as there won't be any performance implications compared with if
> statements.
> If you are concerned about performance and multiple-user concurency issues
> then Microsoft provide a tool called the "web application stress tool"
> (available for free at http://homer.rte.microsoft.com) which lets you
> simulate multiple users, reduce bandwidth etc for testing.  It takes a
> to get to grips with it, but it is useful once you do.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark [mailto:strangconst@h...]
> Sent: Monday, February 19, 2001 5:19 PM
> To: How To
> Subject: Looking for opinions
> Hi all,
>    This is not a post about a problem, but more regarding a way of
> stucturing web pages. I'll admit I'm not a schooled programmer, but I have
> been doing it to some degree since the MSdos days, actually even prior to
> it with the Commodore PET8000. If any of you are old enough to remeber
> those mchines :).
>    So to the point, I have been developin ga web application for the past
> while. All pages are ASP of course. My style of programming is such that I
> like to do things the easy way (sortof). The question is...
>    One page in particular that I just finished askes the client to replace
> default web site images with one from his/her own design. So the page
> displays the default image in a table and asks the client to browse the
> local machine for the images (I use SAFileUP to upload) to upload, I then
> submit that form to the same page, with a action value in the query string
> I select from 1 of 3 possible actions thru if's in asp... What i'm after
> is opinion of wether it is more effiecent (production wise) to structure
> my pages with a bunch of conditional questions in ASP. Yes the page size
> is bigger (in Bytes) so the original download time would be longer, but
> does all the server side code (asp) that i use to build the resulting
> pages corllating to the users submition create delays, or bottlenecks onn
> the server for mulitple users...The application is scheduled for release
> soon on a trial basis, then  for production hosting...
>    I hope I caught my qustions out in clear enough words, if not I'll
> clarify as necessary.
>    Thanks in advance, I'll await any rsponses
> Mark
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