ASP(Active Server Page) .NET is a web application framework powered by Microsoft to build dynamic websites. ASP .NET allows programmers to use C# or VB.NET as a programming language for web development. ASP .NET provides futuristic functionalities and different logic from the website's content. Both ASP and ASP.NET are server-side technologies. ASP or ASP.NET works on simple logic. Whenever a browser requests a page from the ASP.NET server, it executes the code in a file and returns the result to the browser. ASP.NET is designed and developed by Microsoft. It was released in January 2002. ASP.NET provides three different styles of development
ASP.NET web pages.
Need of ASP.NET
ASP.NET is a proven web application development framework supported by Microsoft. Therefore, anyone who wants to proceed with a career in web application development can learn ASP.NET.
ASP.NET provides increased performance, reduced code, and faster development speed with an optimized caching mechanism and native environment.
Database and other 3rd party configurations are easy to integrate with ASP.NET
High security with windows built-in authentication service.
Regular updates by Microsoft keep the framework up to date with the latest technology.
It allows you to choose from various languages that are better for your application.
It has a Just In Time compiler, dramatically improving the framework's performance.
It's built on CLR (Common Language Runtime) and allows developers to write code in any language.
In the current world, where we need less development time and focus on business, ASP.NET can be very handy.
ASP.NET can be a very handy framework for developing high availability, reliability, and up-to-date technology web applications.
Any web application can be developed with ASP.NET with C# or VB.
It can be connected to multiple databases.
We can create from a simple Blog website to an enterprise-level E-Commerce website.
Some great examples of ASP.NET websites are - StackOverflow, GoDaddy, and many more.
Many enterprise-level softwares have been built with the ASP.NET framework.
You can even develop a mail server with ASP.NET. The prototyping is fast and easy in ASP.NET as compared to other technologies.
Before starting to learn ASP.NET with this tutorial, you should have some basic knowledge about web servers like:-
Understanding of the .NET programming language.
Understanding of web framework, how it works, and its life cycle.
Basic understanding of Operating system windows.
This tutorial is for beginners with ASP.NET who do not understand web technologies like HTML, AJAX, CSS, DOM, etc. People who want to start their career with ASP.NET programming to build enterprise-level or basic websites for their own business or work in some MNCs. People who want to develop a website for their business can also learn ASP.NET and apply it to build or maintain their already developed website.