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PageBox for .NET
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PageBox for .NET is a version of PageBox written in C#.
For more information about PageBox concept you can read:
The Presentation document
The Rationale document
Through PageBox for .NET implements the same concept as Java PageBox,
It cannot provide the same fine grained security as Java PageBox
It is simpler to install and use
PageBox for .NET is based on the PageBox for PHP design.
PageBox for .NET has been tested with .NET beta 2.
A PageBox host is not necessarily an ASP. On Internet it can be any host with a static IP address. On Intranet it can be any server.
The Application Server is IIS with .NET framework installed.
The presentation can be in any format supported by the PageBox host, for instance:
Java Web archive or any combination of servlets and JSP
PageBox for .NET also support the deployment of
Batch files, for instance a database update
A PageBox repository is essentially a well-known point where:
PageBoxes subscribe to get published presentations
Presentation providers publish their presentations
PageBox repository is implemented as a set of .aspx and C# files.
The Presentation provider publishes presentations on repositories.
PageBox for .NET 0.0.4 and above include a support for distributed applications:
PageBox implements a Web service that allows an installed application to get the list of the PageBoxes subscribing to the application archive.
Reservation is an example of distributed application. Reservation allows customers to book resources on its own database. When it is installed by a PageBox, Reservation allows customers to also search other suitable (closest) PageBoxes.
PageBox for .NET 0.0.5 and above include the Active Naming and the Grid API described in the Grid document.
See the Installation guide to download and install PageBox for .NET.
See the Customization guide for more information about the implementation and configuration files.
See the Active Naming guide for more information about the use and implementation of the Active Naming.
See the Grid guide for more information about the use and implementation of the Grid API.
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