ASP vs. ASP.NET

In this Post, We are going to see some differences between ASP and ASP.NET with simple Key points.


Parameters for Comparison
ASP
ASP.NET
Also Known as Classic ASP
Is enhanced version of ASP
1)
Application Environment
Is Interpreted
Is Compiled
2)
Supported Language(s)
HTML, XML, Scripts, ActiveX, Server Components
All .NET Framework  supported languages
3)
Scripting Language(s) used
VBScript and Jscript
VB.NET, C#, J#, Jscript.NET
4)
Event Driven Programming
Is not available
Is available with in-built controls
5)
Technology used for Database Operations
 ADO
ADO.NET
6)
Server Controls
Not Present
Rich set of Server Controls  (like Web & HTML Controls) are present
7)
Separation of Code from Content
Not Possible
Is Possible
8)
Session and Application State Management Facility
Limited Access
Complete Access
9)
 Error handling system
Is Poor
Is Full Proof
10)
Deployment and Configuration
Difficult
Easy
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Mayur Dighe
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