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Online shopping with ASP.Net

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Online shopping with ASP.Net

In terms of web development there are many terms bandied around where you kinda know what they are but aren’t 100% certain. .Net, and more specifically ASP.Net, are two such terms.

Unless you are working with asp .net development specialists who can explain everything to you properly it can be very confusing to find information online which doesn’t bamboozle you with technical jargon. That is the purpose of this article and we hope by the end you will understand a bit more about ASP.Net and the part it plays in your online shopping experience.

ASP.Net is a platform for web development. It provides everything you need to create web and mobile applications including programming models, comprehensive software infrastructures and the other services you will need to create robust apps.

We’ve all seen the HTTP protocol at the beginning of a web address, which in short is a way of communicating with a websites servers. ASP.Net works on top of this protocol and thus uses the commands and policies of HTTP in order to set up browser to server communication and cooperation.

ASP.Net is part of Microsoft’s .Net platform. The applications are actually a compilation of codes which have been written using the reusable and extensible objects or components present within the .Net framework.

These codes are able to implement the complete hierarchy of classes found within the .Net framework. You can write AspP.Net app codes in any of these languages:

  • C#

  • J#

  • Jscript

  • Visual Basic .Net

ASP.Net is also used in the production of data-driven, interactive web applications and consists of a vast number of controls including buttons, text boxes and labels which assist in the assembling, then configuring and ultimately manipulation code in order to create HTML, Hyper Text Markup Language, pages.

Web Forms

Web forms created by ASP.Net extend the interaction model into the web applications. The browser will send a web form across to the web server which then returns a full HTML page.

The side user activities of the client are all sent to the server where they undergo stateful processing. The server then processes the output of the clients actions which in turn triggers reaction.

With HTTP being a stateless protocol, the ASP.Net framework is a great help in the storage of information relating to the application’s state; either page state or session state.

The former is the clients state ie the content which has been added to the various input fields you find on a web form. The session state, on the other hand, is collective information gleaned from the pages which the user has both visited and worked with, effectively an overall session state.

The shopping cart is a prime example of this. A user will add products to their cart which have been selected on a different page. When the items in the basket have been added up and the final price shown that will be on yet another page.

HTTP alone cannot keep track of the information which is coming from the various pages and gathering in the shopping cart, that is the job of ASP.Net.


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