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Programming Microsoft® ASP.NET by Dino Esposito

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Chapter 1. The Web Forms Model

 

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

 
 --Lao Tzu

ASP.NET is a Web development platform that provides the programming model and software infrastructure necessary to build enterprise-class applications. Although largely syntax compatible with its popular predecessor—Active Server Pages (ASP)—ASP.NET is a revolutionary new programming framework designed to enable the rapid development of Web applications and Web services. As part of the Microsoft .NET platform, ASP.NET provides a component-based, extensible, and easy-to-use way to build, deploy, and run Web applications that target any browser or mobile device.

ASP.NET is supported on a variety of platforms, including Microsoft Windows 2000 with at ...

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