What Is ASP.NET?

Have you ever wondered how dynamic Web sites like Amazon.com work behind the scenes? As a shopper at Amazon.com, you are shown a particular Web page, but the content on the Web page is dynamic, based upon your preferences and actions. For example, if you have an account with Amazon.com, when you visit Amazon.com's home page, your name is shown at the top, and a list of personal recommendations is presented farther down the page. When you type a book's title into the search text box, a list of matching books appears. When you click a particular book's title, you are shown the book's details along with comments from other users and an overall rating. When you add the book to your shopping cart and check out, you are prompted for ...

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