Chapter 3. Configuration

Ask any three traditional ASP developers what they like least about building applications in ASP and you will always get three different answers. Of course, it will always be the same three different answers. One of the developers will claim that debugging is absolutely the worst part of ASP development. A second developer will state emphatically that deployment is by far the worst part of ASP development. And the third developer will claim that no one thing is the worst, but the combination of debugging and deployment is the worst part of ASP development.

When the ASP.NET team set out to design the next version of ASP, many of their top priorities were to remedy the most glaring deficiencies of ASP. The debugging of ASP.NET ...

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