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Introduction of ASP.NET

ASP.NET is a web application framework developed by Microsoft to build dynamic data driven web applications and web services.

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ASP.NET is a subset of .NET framework. A framework is a collection of classes.

ASP.NET is the successor to classic ASP (Active Server Pages).

It was first released in 5 January 2002 with version 1.0
Stable released in 9 August 2022 with version 4.8.1
It was developed by Microsoft.

What is ASP.NET?

ASP.NET is a web application framework developed by Microsoft to build dynamic web applications and web services.

What is a web application?

A web application is an application that is accessed by users using a web browser.

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Apple Safari
  • Netscape Navigator

What other technologies can be used to build web applications?

  • PHP
  • Java
  • CGI
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Perl

What are the advantages of web applications?

  • Web applications just need to be intalled only on the web server, where as deskop applications need to be installed on every computer, where you want to access them.
  • Maintenance, support and patches are easier to provide.
  • Only a browser is required on the client machine to access a web application
  • Accessible from anywhere, provided there is internet.

What is IDE

An integrated development environment(IDE) is a software application. It consists of a source code editor, build automation tools and a debugger.
Modern IDEs have intelligent code completion.

Visual Studio IDE

Visual studio is a suite of tools for creating software, from the planning phase through following phases.

  • UI design
  • Coding
  • Testing
  • Debugging
  • Analysing code quality and performance, deploying to customers.