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A Programmer's Guide to .NET by Alexei Fedorov

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Chapter 6. ASP.NET and web forms

In this chapter we will learn how to use Microsoft .NET to create web applications with the help of two technologies – Active Server Pages .NET (ASP.NET) and web forms. Microsoft Active Server Pages is a very popular and widely used technology to create dynamic websites. Currently ASP provides a very simple object model with limited access to the underlying operating system. Every time we need to do something, we either struggle with existing COM objects or create our own, and the server-side code that we put on ASP pages is interpreted.

ASP.NET is not ...

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