Well it has taken a long time to finally move off of WordPress 2.0, but we have finally done it. Welcome to the new look Protean IT!
I’ve spent a lot of time over the last few months building a website, and as always, there is much help and information available on the internet. Something I struggled with however was the sending of emails… How can I send an email from my site without blocking the calling process? “Use sendAsync!” I hear people shouting. Having tried this I can say that it doesn’t help where asp.net is concerned. I implemented it myself, and whilst it is almost seamless on a web server with fast connectivity to the smtp box, what I found is there are occasions where this just isn’t fast enough, and the user experience suffers. Here’s what I have done to resolve this… I hope it saves someone the head scratching that I went through 😉
In an earlier post, I demonstrated how to send HTML formatted mail using the script task. Another frequently requested use of the mail task is to be able to send query results within the email message body. Here’s how…
Some of the companies I’ve worked for have had reporting contracts with smaller 3rd party providers. Campaign or website analysis provided by them would have to be loaded to the datawarehouse
Security policy dissallowed downloading the files over FTP, because credentials are passed in clear text, and our 3rd party report providers didn’t have a sFTP facility, so in this scenario what other options are available?