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Getting the current .NET version

Posted by Steve Temple

I've just about finished the upgrade to .NET 2 for the blog software and the removal of proprietary E3 libraries. I want to make sure there is no downtime, but I have to ask the hosting company to change the .NET version of my site. In order to provide "a smooth and orderly transition" between versions, the site would detect which version of .NET is running currently and then redirect to the old code if .NET 1.1 and use the new code as soon as the change takes place.

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MD5 hashing in .NET to match PHP

Posted by Steve Temple

I had a bit of a struggle recently trying to get .NET to hash a string that would match PHPs built in MD5 hashing. Ended up that it was a string encoding issue, heres how I got it to work.

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