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ASP.NET by Example by Steven A. Smith

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Benefits of ASP.NET over ASP

ASP.NET and the .NET Framework feature many advantages over classic ASP. ASP.NET outperforms ASP, and is more robust, secure, and scalable. It has better tools, allowing programmers to be more productive, and it will support many different languages, allowing developers to use whichever one they prefer. ASP.NET will also be easier to manage and deploy. Let's expand on our list of advantages of ASP.NET over ASP that were mentioned at the start of this chapter.

ASP.NET Is Compiled, not Interpreted

Compiled programs run faster than interpreted ones. Thus, ASP.NET, which is compiled, runs faster than classic ASP, which is interpreted. Each page is compiled the first time it is requested, and then the compiled code of ...

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