ASP.NET stands for Active Server Pages .NET and is developed by Microsoft. ASP.NET is used to create web pages and web applications and is an integral part of Microsoft’s .NET framework vision. As a member of the .NET framework, ASP.NET is a very valuable tool for programmers and developers as it allows to build dynamic, rich web sites and web applications for various stakeholders.
The first version (version 1.0) of the .NET framework was released in January 2002. It is the successor to ASP technology of Microsoft. ASP.NET is part of the .NET Framework, and when coding ASP.NET applications you have access to classes in the .NET Framework. You can code your applications in any language compatible with the Common Language Runtime (CLR), including Microsoft Visual Basic, C#, J#, etc.
ASP.NET Version History:
What’s New in ASP.NET 4.5:
Following is the list of features that are added in the newly released ASP.NET 4.5 version,
Bundling and Minification Feature
Strongly Typed Data Controls
Model Binding – Isolating the Web Form from the Model
Support for OpenID in OAuth Logins
Support for improved paging in ASP.NET 4.5 GridView control
Enhanced support for asynchronous programming
Support for web sockets
Support for HTML5 form types
ASP.NET Web API
Advantages of ASP.NET:
More Scalable: Scalable over a period of time
Supports Cross Platform
Better Performance & Speed
Common Language Runtime Engine
Easy Data Binding
Model View Controller (MVC) architecture – separation of business logic from user interface design
Disadvantages of ASP.NET:
Limited control over HTML
Large data in the view state
Limited support for testing
Complicated page life cycle
In short ASP.NET, the next generation version of Microsoft’s ASP, is a programming framework used to generate enterprise-class sites, web applications, and technologies. ASP.NET developed applications are available on a worldwide basis leading to efficient knowledge management. Whether you are building a small business web-site or a huge corporate web application distributed across multiple networks, ASP.NET will provide you all the features you could possibly require.
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