In this chapter, you’ll learn:
How to obtain and configure a Web server suitable for developing ASP.NET pages.
What capabilities to look for when selecting a Web presence provider.
A fundamental concept of ASP.NET is that program code within ASP.NET Web pages runs on the Web server. This ability is what isolates such pages from variations among browsers, and it’s also the reason they can access databases and other services that reside on the Web server. However, this also means that to test an ASP.NET page, you must put it on a Web server and request it over the network. Loading an ASP.NET page directly ...