Creating Dynamic Style Sheets Using ASP


Many people forget that ASP isn't just for making dynamic HTML pages. ASP can be used to create pages of all kinds, or even binary data, like images. Some examples have used XML, audio playlists, text files, GIFs, and JPGs - literally anything with a MIME type that he browser recognizes.

The code needed to make this happen is really quite simple. It takes only one line to change the HTTP header to produce a different MIME type, and thus force the web browser to interpret the file differently. One application for this ability is to create a style sheet using ASP.

Response.ContentType = "text/css"

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