[thelist] ASP to populate .js file?

Stephen Caudill SCaudill at municode.com
Wed Apr 7 08:29:12 CDT 2004

--------------- Maximillian Schwanekamp wrote: --------------- 
:: Or alternatively, if I rename the file.js to file.asp, and then
:: do some SQL queries from there, will it still function as a
:: JavaScript file? 
: Assuming you're talking ASP 3.0 not .NET:  Yes, you'll want to
: change the ext to .asp.  I use filename_js.asp as a convention. 
: Use Response.AddHeader before your output starts:
: <%
: Response.AddHeader "Content-type", "application/x-javascript"
: %>
: //followed by JS code, or ASP that outputs JS code.
: Maximillian Von Schwanekamp
: NeptuneWebworks.com
: voice: 541-302-1438
: fax: 208-730-6504

Or even better, use the FileSystemObject[1] to open the .js file 
as a stream, use ASP to generate your JavaScript, and write this
to the .js file.


[1] http://www.devguru.com/Technologies/vbscript/quickref/filesystemobject.html

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