What is ASP?

ASP stands for Active Server Pages, it is Microsoft server-side scripting technology for building web pages that are both dynamic and interactive.

An active server page itself is simply a text file script with the extension .asp containing HTML, client- and server-side script. The implementation behind it meanwhile was created by Microsoft and intended as an open technology server-side framework, giving web developers the freedom to develop dynamic web sites using information accessed from the many COM-compliant data sources available to them.

The syntax and grammar of ASP is easy to comprehend, and yet very powerful.

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