ASP.NET Glossary


Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch is a self-service development tool. Developers of all skill levels can use it to build user-friendly business applications rapidly and simply for the desktop and cloud. This tool provides the following benefits:

– It comes with a set of of pre-built Application Shells that can give your application the …

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WebMatrix is a free tool for web development from Microsoft. It was released in early 2011 and software engineers or developers can use it to build websites capable of running on Windows or Linux platforms.  ASP.NET Web Matrix was released in 2003 and later discontinued by Microsoft in favor of a free version of Visual Studio’s …

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Microsoft’s Silverlight technology, like Flash, allows you to create interactive content that runs on the client, with support dynamic graphic, media and animation. Silverlight is deployed using a lightweight browser plug-in and supports a wide range of different browsers and operating systems. Silverlight is based on as scaled-down version of .NET’s common language runtime (CLR) and …

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Microsoft Office Access

Microsoft Office Access, member of the Microsoft Office suite of applications, is a relational database management system that combines the relational Microsoft Jet Database Engine with a graphical user interface and software-development tools.Access stores data in its own format based on the Access Jet Database Engine. It can also import or link directly to data stored in other …

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ADO.NET (ActiveX Data Object for .NET)

ADO.NET is a set of computer software components, part of the base class library included in the Microsoft .NET Framework. It is commonly used by developers to access and modify data stored in relational database systems, but though it they can also access data in non-relational sources. ADO.NET is sometimes considered an evolution of ActiveX Data Objects (ADO) …

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SLQ Server

Microsoft SQL Server is a computer application used to create desktop, enterprise, and web-based database applications for the for the Microsoft Windows family of server operating systems. Microsoft SQL Server provides an environment used to generate databases that can be accessed from workstations, the Internet, or other media such as a personal digital assistant (PDA).

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AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML)

AJAX is a group of interrelated web development methods used on the client-side to create interactive web applications. Web applications based on AJAX can communicate with server asynchronously, in the background without interfering with the display and behavior of the existing page. Data is usually retrieved using the XMLHttpRequest object. AJAX is a group of technologies.

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MVC (Model-View-Controller)

MVC is a standard architectural design pattern that many developers are familiar with. The pattern helps developers to create applications that separate the different aspects of the application (input logic, business logic, and user interface UI logic), while providing a loose coupling between these elements The ASP.NET MVC framework provides an alternative to the ASP.NET Web Forms pattern …

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VB.NET (Visual Basic .NET)

VB.NET is an object-oriented computer programming language which is implemented on the .NET Framework. The language’s features include inheritance, method overloading, structured exception handling, and more. These capabilities make it easier than ever to create .NET applications, including Windows applications, web services, and web applications Microsoft currently supplies two major implementations of Visual Basic: Microsoft Visual Studio, which …

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XQL (XML Query Language)

XQL is a query language used to extract data from XML documents. XQL uses XML as a data model and is very similar to the pattern matching semantics of XSL.

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