WROX.COM CODE DOWNLOADS FOR THIS CHAPTER
The wrox.com code downloads for this chapter are found on this book’s webpage on Wrox.com on the Download Code tab. The code can also be found at
http://github.com/benperk/BeginningCSharp7. The code is in the Chapter19 folder and individually named according to the names throughout the chapter.
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The ASP.NET technology supplies programmers with a library and framework to write web applications in a way comparable to WPF and UWA applications. The key difference is that instead of controls such as a
Button running in an executable (EXE) on a computer, ASP.NET controls are run server‐side and are abstracted by HTML. The HTML code mimics the behavior of Windows controls in an Internet browser. There are numerous other differences ...