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Comparing ASP and ASP.NET

ASP.NET has evolved due to the high demand for distributed applications that are robust, powerful, and support Web farms effectively. ASP.NET is designed to overcome some of the shortcomings of ASP.

Differences Between ASP and ASP.NET

ASP.NET differs from ASP in many ways. The code and the design of an ASP page are interwoven. That is, ASP code can be mixed with the design code for a page when the designer of the Web page makes changes to it after the page is coded. ASP supports only a few scripting languages. For example, a developer faces the problem of moving the ASP code into COM objects at a later stage to provide support for early binding. This leads to another kind of complication in which the ASP engine loads ...

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