Day 16. Debugging Your E-Commerce Applications

Active Server Pages is now a few years old, and is certainly more robust than they were in the days of IIS 3.0; however, like any newer computer technology, diagnostics and debugging in Active Server Pages is still much less mature than it is in the more mature Visual C++ and Visual Basic. Finding problems in Active Server Pages is made more difficult by the transactional nature of the Web—programming errors on the server are revealed only by actions on a client, and it is sometimes difficult to relate the client action to the server error. Further complicating the problem is the fact that some errors aren't encountered unless the server is under a large amount of load or unless many clients are ...

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