Return Binary Image Using Web Api and Knockout.js

If you have a SQL database that has an image field  in a particular table and want to return the image to the web site using web API’s then you almost have to extract the image as binary, read it to a memory stream and then save it temporarily on the server.  Pass the location back to the web page where the web page then displays the image.

What if you don’t want to create a temporary file or what if you have a lot of images for a particular product you know the user is not going to look at all of them, but since they could you’re left to run through this process anyway.  Here is another way you could do this.  Instead of creating a temporary file just stream the image back in the way of a string.  Then let your browser convert it to the binary image equivalent. Learn More

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How to Change Read/Write Permissions with WebsitePanel

On a previous article, we talked about how to change file permissions in Website Panel. However, it was still confusing for our users, and even now users doesn’t seem to understand how the file permissions work under Website Panel. For that reason in this article I will explain further how to change read/write permissions

1. Log into WebsitePanel and go to the File Manager to browser your files/folders: Learn More

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SocialEngine & NGINX Integration

Do you have a dedicated Server? Would you like Social Engine to be faster? Why not install NGINX follow this Guide to integrate SocialEngine 4 + NGINX + FastCGI PHP5 + CentOS 5.4
Migrating your SocialEngine install from APACHE to NGINX
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Step # 1: Enable EPEL repo
NGINX is not included in the base system. Turn on
EPEL repo to install NGINX stable release: Learn More

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