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ASP.NET for Web Designers by Peter Ladka

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ASP.NET Web Form Validation Example

Now it’s finally time to compare the traditional ASP version to my ASP.NET version of the same page. If you remember, I decided to develop two pages, one in traditional ASP and one in ASP.NET. Just for a refresher, the traditional ASP page took me 2 hours and 15 minutes to code and contained 168 lines of code.

I develop an ASP.NET page with similar function and it contained—are you ready?—35 lines of code and took me 34 minutes to program. Just 35 lines of code. And it took less than 25% of the time to develop. Granted, this will vary depending on what your core skills are, but you can see how ASP.NET will massively reduce the amount of coding you need to do and the time it takes you to code.

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