Where are my ASP.NET Temporary Files Stored?

Ever wondered where ASP.NET stored its temporary files? ASP.NET provides the HttpRuntime.CodeGenDir property which gets the physical path to the directory where ASP.NET stores temporary files (generated sources, compiled assemblies, and so on) for the current application.
Here’s how to use this property:

protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)

Running this on my machine, I get the following output

C:\Users\Suprotim\AppData\Local\Temp\Temporary ASP.NET Files\SampleProjects\e2124d07\bbtb1290

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About The Author

Suprotim Agarwal
Suprotim Agarwal, ASP.NET Architecture MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Professional) works as an Architect Consultant and provides consultancy on how to design and develop Web applications.

Suprotim is also the founder and primary contributor to DevCurry, DotNetCurry and SQLServerCurry. He is the Editor of a Developer Magazine called DNC Magazine. He has also written two EBooks 51 Recipes using jQuery with ASP.NET Controls. and The Absolutely Awesome jQuery CookBook

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

very nice blog and informative.