Cross Domain Ajax with Cookies support using jQuery

Ajax requests are only possible when the protocol, domain and port number are the same. But sometimes you want to do Ajax calls to a different domain for example when you are creating a shared service that people should be able to call using Ajax or when you are developing locally and you are testing on a remote server. There are multiple ways to get around this restriction for example by using  CORS, an iFrame or JSONP. In my last project I got around the restriction using JSONP, so I will explain that here. See links for more information about solving it using CORS.

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Dependency Injection using Castle Windsor

Castle WindsorHave you ever heard about the term Inversion of Control (IoC) or dependency injection but you dont know exactly what it is or why you need it then continue reading. If you have never heard about it before and you are a developer then keep on reading also! Its a really cool way of programming (design pattern) and it can help you a lot in the future and its not that difficult 😉

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URL Rewriting in EPiServer 6

Today I was working on a project that uses EPiServer version 6. As you probably know EPiServer 6 is still using webforms, not MVC. For SEO optimalisation we needed to rewrite incoming URL’s to make them uniform. For example all these URL’s should go to the same page

/en/Some-Interesting-Page
/Some-Interesting-Page
/en/some-interesting-page

For SEO it is important that there is only one valid URL. Other URL’s should throw a statuscode 301 and redirect to the correct url. For this I needed to do some URL rewriting in EPiServer.

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