A question that may be looming in your mind and may be part of the reason you bought this book is “What is ASP.NET?” This is a good question considering it is important to understand what you are learning about before you learn it.
Some people may believe that it is a new programming language. Others may think it is another attempt of Microsoft’s to dominate and rule the world. (Insert sinister music and image of evil-looking man wringing his hands together.)
In reality, ASP.NET is truly a new paradigm, or in other words, a new way of thinking when it comes to creating web applications.
To give you a better grasp of what I’m saying, we need to take a look back into the mysterious world of the web, where souls are gained and lost and ...