True RegEx Url rewritting in ASP.NET 2.0 albeit with aftermarket parts

Monday, November 14, 2005 4:45 AM

[via Scott Guthrie]

ASP.NET 2.0 offers up a new feature called “URL Mapper” where you can map specific friendly URLs to parameter based URLs. For example, you can map to The downside is that the paremeter URLs are hard coded. In other words, you can’t make these dynamic. Scott Guthrie explained in a post why the ASP.NET team didn’t make the URL Mapper more feature rich, such as supporting RegEx patterns. The primary reason is because of bandwidth (time).

However, Christopher Pietschmann posted a solution adding RegEx support for URL rewriting in ASP.NET 2.0.

» ASP.NET 2.0: URL Mapping with RegEx Support

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