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HTTP 403 Not Just Authorization Related

If you are integrating with an API that requires authorization and you get a HTTP 403 “Forbidden” response, your first instinct may be to start investigating your credentials and authorization methods. Before you do that, though, there is a simpler cause to eliminate from your inquiry. The most common cause of the 403 status code […]

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Getting a 404 Response when Using Chunked Encoding

I had an ASP.NET site hosted on IIS and I was getting a 404 response whenever I added a “Transfer-Encoding: chunked” HTTP header. The point of using chunked encoding on a request is that if you want to upload a large file you can do it in pieces and show a reasonable progress bar (rather […]