A typical ASP page looks very similar to an HTML page. Sometimes you might have to strain your eyes to even find the code in it. Within a page you often find a block of ASP code tucked away between HTML. The ASP portion starts with
<% and ends with
%>, and you should be able to see that it looks more like commands:
The above script is a bit tough to understand at this point, of course, so don't get discouraged. As you can see, the first five lines are simple HTML, and the sixth line starts with the
<h3> HTML tag, which sets the browser to display the text that follows it as a header. Then, the ASP script kicks in, and runs ...