I'm pretty new to the .Net environment and am learning all the time. I was however quite surprised (or shocked) when I turned off cookies to test a bit of "flowery" functionality on my latest project. I use the term "flowery" because its nice to have and not key to the overall user experience.
I did however discover that my postbacks stopped working as well :). I don't know whether this was down to Ajax UpdatePanels or postback as a whole, but it did come as quite a shock. I changed the webconfig cookieless value and everything works again. The downside is that the stuff I've read so far doesn't exactly give cookieless sessions a glowing report - what with security issues and potential refactoring. Admittedly from what I've tested, everything seems to work ok in the cookieless environment but I may have to make changes to things like my Facebook like buttons that capture an absolute URL.
Ironically, with cookies turned off I couldn't even get the ASP.NET site to load!!!
Any advice, tips,hints?
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