Continuous Integration Tip #2 – Using App_offline.htm in your build

added by wiredone
9/28/2010 6:33:57 AM


Deploying in an automated fashion using Continuous Integration doesn’t happen instantly, and depending on the size of your application, your continuous integration deployment can get caught in a state of unknown/in-between if a user visits your application half way through deployment. This can be far from optimal, but ASP.Net has a trick up it’s sleave in the form of the App_offline.htm file.