Every time someone tells how powerful today’s computers areand how one should always trade performance for good architecture, testabilityand thousand other great things - I want to hit guy on the head.
When you provide downloadable content on your blog, you might want to keep track on downloads. With BlogEngine, it is incredibly easy to do – all you need is subscribe to one of the events exposed by core framework and log download information to any medium you like.
That is amazing how easy it is to fix any problem as soon as it gets to the status of the ex-problem. After I found the way to make my email work on [GoDaddy](http://www.godaddy.com) with their Form Mailer, I took another look at SMTP and sure enough all peaces readily fall into place.
Remember those lazy days when you could kick your trustworthy CDONTS mail messages from anywhere inside juicy spaghetti code and it just worked? Well, those days are over. Even 1.x’s System.Web.Mail – also not a brainier to use – is outdated and big no-no our days.