ASP.Net is a server side technology for web development. ASP.Net is a open source web framework for developing a powerful web sites, web application and web services.
ASP.Net is a part of Microsoft .Net Framework. It was released with version 1.0 in 2002 of the .Net Framework. ASP.Net application we can have access to all the libraries and classes provided in .Net Framework.
The .Net Framework offers multiple language to build web application in ASP.Net such as C#, Visual Basic, C++, J#.
ASP.Net use all language supported in .Net framework which built on CLR (Common Language Runtime). ASP.Net use FCL (Framework Class Library) or BCL supported .Net languages like C# and VB.Net. Programmer can develop website using C# language, Vb language and also using J# and C++. But programmer widely used C# programming language for developing website application.
Before, release ASP.Net Microsoft has ASP(Active Server Page) for developing web sites. The ASP.Net is a next version of ASP. As a beginner of ASP.Net we need to understand first about ASP and .Net Framework.
Next asp.net tutorial we will understand about difference between ASP vs ASP.Net.