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HttpHandler for .avi is not working

Posted By:      Posted Date: April 10, 2011    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

We got our custom handler working for .dat video files, now that we got that working, we need to do the same with .avi files, only that since the files are playable as is, just need to stream them from the storage drive on the server as we did with the other.

When i make a call like we do with the .dat files, i get this error presented on the screen:

System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object. at StreamingHandler.Streaming.ProcessRequest(HttpContext context)

Here is the code within the 2 .cs files that make up the handler, once i build it, it generates the dll file which i then place in my bin folder of the application. This is what we did and works for the .dat setup and that was a more complicated setup since there were 3 .dat files that needed to be combined to playback the video...

All this handler need to do is when i make a call like

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