I am a big fan of eBooks. I have many eBooks in formats other than .epub so I wanted to convert them into the proper eBook format – ePub. How difficult can it be? It turns out that its easy to make your own eBooks as long as you know the basic rules and tools.
Tools to use:
Notes on the tools:
- iBooks is an eBook reader. It’s not a perfect software but it enables me to read everywhere and from any of my iOS devices. The main feature that I enjoy the most is that I can read a book on one device and continue reading on another device in anther room, at exactly the page I was on last.
- TextWrangler to me is equivalent to Notepad++, a text tool that recognise a lot of syntax from programming languages. I even use it to write instead of Word.
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It’s not difficult to find a few discussion forums on How to Publish Razor to GoDaddy via Visual Studio 2013 on Google. In this post, I will attempt to write down my own experiences and summarise some issues that I’ve encountered:
Tools to use:
- GoDaddy Windows (Plesk) shared hosting account that supports .Net 4.0
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Enterprise
Publish an Razor Website:
If all goes well, its really straight forward:
- Login GoDaddy gateway
- Click on the “manage” button on the site you want to work on
- On the dashboard (if you do not see any items on the dashboard, click on a small button in the middle that says “show more”), then click on the link Web Deploy Publishing Settings
- It should prompt you to download a file. Save the file to local drive where your Visual Studio lives.
- Right click on your website project name in Visual Studio and click on “publish website”
- Chose to deploy it to website
- Browse to the file that was downloaded in step 4. This should automatically pre-fill all the information you need to publish the website.
- Click next then next again or just click on “publish”.
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