We’ll see how to create and use a ColdFusion custom tag that will make it easy for us to display the Firefox download counter.
Following an article on how to do this using ASP 3.0, we’ll see how to accomplish the same effect using ASP.NET. Using streams, we can provide a file to the user without the need for FTP or any interference of the Internet Information Server (IIS).
In this article, we will see how to allow a user to download any file from our web server. They will see a prompt, giving them the option of opening or saving it, rather than simply opening it which is the default. We can achieve this using the FSO and ADODB objects.