ASP.NET is the right choice for
Web App Development
ASP.NET is an open source web framework, created by Microsoft, for building modern web apps and services with .NET.
.NET is a developer platform made up of tools, programming languages, and libraries for building many different types of applications.
Here are some things included in the .NET platform:
Top 3 ASP.NET Features for Web App Development
The enterprises and businesses today are in the process of migration from the old-school legacy systems to new, robust and dynamic web applications. In the crowded market of open source technologies such as Java & PHP, and closed-source technology like ASP.NET MVC.
When using ASP.NET your back-end code, such as business logic and data access, is written using C#, F#, or Visual Basic.
Because ASP.NET extends .NET, you can use the large ecosystem of packages and libraries available to all .NET developers. You can also author your own libraries that are shared between any applications written on the .NET platform.
Razor provides a syntax for creating dynamic web pages using HTML and C#. Your C# code is evaluated on the server and the resulting HTML content is sent to the user.
Windows, Linux, macOS, and Docker
ASP.NET apps can be developed and run on Windows, Linux, macOS, and Docker.
The Visual Studio family of products has tools for building .NET apps on any operating system. There are also command-line tools and extensions for many popular editors.
Pages, APIs, real-time, and microservices
ASP.NET allows you to build many types of web applications, including web pages, REST APIs, microservices, and hubs that push real-time content to connected clients.
What is ASP.NET Core?
ASP.NET Core is the open-source and cross-platform version of ASP.NET. You should use ASP.NET Core for all new applications. The tutorials on this site all use ASP.NET Core.
The Windows-only versions of ASP.NET, that existed before ASP.NET Core, is typically just referred to as ASP.NET. The majority of innovation occurs in ASP.NET Core, but other versions continue to receive minor updates and bug-fixes.
ASP.NET extends the .NET platform with tools and libraries specifically for building web apps.
- Base framework for processing web requests in C# or F#
- Web-page templating syntax, known as Razor, for building dynamic web pages using C#
- Libraries for common web patterns
- Authentication system that includes libraries, a database, and template pages for handling logins.
- Editor extensions to provide syntax highlighting, code completion, and other functionalities.