ASP.NET Is Huge!!

by Daniel S
In today’s technological society, the trend is moving away towards static web pages, and is moving towards a more dynamic, highly functional web pages. ASP.NET is a free technology, that helps aid for dynamic web pages. Large companies are jumping on the band wagon, such as NASDAQ, Microsoft, and USA Today. Why you might ask? Well simply put, it allows developers to build web enabled applications that can be loaded and adapted to any web browser. Currently ASP.NET 4.0 is the most up to date application that comes built into Visual Studio 2010. ASP stands for Active Server Pages. It supports both JScripts and VBScripts. One of the benefits of ASP.NET 4.0 is that it helps provide protection form external hackers which includes cross-site scripting, and request-reply requests. Currently, ASP.NET 4.5 is in development, which will support Windows 8 and HTML5. read more...

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Microsoft’s JavaScript Focus is a Winner

by Marco M
“Some developers must be masochists”

Microsoft is becoming the latest software development company to fully embrace HTML5 and JavaScript. Microsoft has set its focus on

implementing both in their new version of Windows, and Office Suite and Office 365. By making this announcement, Microsoft has acknowledged that VBA is a lousy scripting language and it is replacing it with a more powerful and widely accessible and acceptable script. The article also mentioned that VB6 was an inferior programming language that Microsoft stopped supporting in 2008. So it makes sense that Microsoft would stop supporting VBA, which is cumbersome to use and whose syntax is unclear sense. JavaScript on the other hand, runs almost everywhere, from mobile devises to desktops, to web servers, in fact, JavaScript is perhaps the most popular scripting language on the web and if Microsoft makes JavaScript the preferred scripting for Windows, it would be a valuable tool for developers and users alike. read more...

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