Retrieve BLOB Field from Oracle DB Using ASP.NET

At this article, I will demonstrate How to

Read BLOB  field from Oracle using Generic Handler in ASP.NET.

What’s the Generic Handler in ASP.NET?

Some ASP.NET files are dynamic. They are generated with C# code or disk resources. These files do not require web forms. Instead, an ASHX generic handler is ideal.

It can return an image from a query string, write XML, or any other know more about Generic Handler check this.

Generic Handler (ASHX) VS Web Forms (ASPX)

The WebForms (ASPX) can be used in

  • Simple Html Pages.
  • ASP.Net Custom Controls.
  • Simple Dynamic Pages.

The Handlers(ASHX) can be used with

  • Binary files.
  • Dynamic Image Views.
  • Performance critical web pages.
  • XML files.
  • Minimal Web Pages.

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