Beginning ASP.NET the Easy Way
ASP.NET is Microsoftís extension to HTML. It requires an ASP.NET compatible web server. Such as, Abyss or IIS (Internet Information Services from Microsoft). There are however plug-ins for Apache Web Server also. Before you continue you will need to know VB.NET which is required for the scripting part of the tutorial. You donít necessarily need a compiler to build an ASP.NET script. Any text editor will work. Letís start by building or first aspx file. Create a new text document in your favorite text editor. Call it default.aspx. Now lets jump in, shall we?