[Mono-list] Questions about ASP.NET

Rodrigo B. de Oliveira rbo@acm.org
Tue, 3 Feb 2004 20:22:20 -0200

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Preston Crawford" <me@prestoncrawford.com>

> I asked these on the IRC channel, but I thought I'd ask here too in case
> anyone wasn't on IRC and might be able to help me. I'm trying to decide
> whether to do a friend's site in PHP or ASP.NET. I'd like to do it in
> ASP.NET for the experience, but I'm not sure if I can do the following
> things under Mono.
> #1 - Upload and resize images. Very simple functionality needed here.
> Upload the image, resize it, save it to the server.

System.Drawing.Image.GetThumbnailImage is your friend. You might want
to write a little console app to make sure it works fine in your setup.

> #2 - Work with some kind of WYSIWYG web-based editor to allow them to
> paste in a Newsletter and upload that as HTML. I know there are ActiveX
> controls out there, but I'm not sure what's out there that works with
> ASP.NET well.

http://www.interactivetools.com/products/htmlarea/index.html#demo works
with standard textarea objects (and so with <asp:TextBox
TextMode='Multiline' />

We use it a lot and it works great.

Best wishes,