ASP.NET 1.1, the latest version of Active Server Pages, is Microsoft's technology for building dynamic, database-driven Web sites.
ASP.NET is one of the most popular languages for building scalable, interactive Web sites. Several of the highest traffic Web sites on the Internet employ ASP.NET. Prominent examples include The Home Shopping Network, MSN, and the Microsoft site itself.
ASP.NET represents a radical departure from previous versions of Active Server Pages. If you have programmed with earlier versions of Active Server Pages and you have not been exposed to the new features of ASP.NET, prepare to be shocked.
Following are some of the significant new features of ASP.NET: