.NET is a mix of technologies, standards and development tools
Today, Windows 2000 and Windows XP form the backbone of .NET.
In the future, the .NET infrastructure will be integrated into all
Microsoft's operating systems, desktop and server products.
Windows.NET is the next generation Windows. It will provide support for all the .NET building blocks and .NET digital media. Windows.NET will be self-supporting
with updates via Internet as users need them.
A new version of Microsoft Office - Office.NET - will have a new .NET architecture
based on Internet clients and Web Services.
With Office.NET, browsing, communication, document handling and authoring
will be integrated within a XML-based environment which allow users to store
their documents on the Internet.
ASP.NET is the latest version of ASP. It includes Web Services to link applications,
services and devices using HTTP, HTML, XML and SOAP.
New in ASP.NET:
- New Language Support
- Programmable Controls
- Event Driven Programming
- XML Based Components
- User Authentication
- User Accounts and Roles
- High Scalability
- Compiled Code
- Easy Configuration
- Easy Deployment
- Not ASP Compatible
- Includes ADO.NET
You can read more about ASP.NET and ADO.NET in our ASP.NET
The latest version of Visual Studio - Visual Studio.NET - incorporates ASP.NET,
ADO.NET, Web Services, Web
Forms, and language innovations for Visual Basic. The development tools have deep XML support, an XML-based programming model and
new object-oriented programming capabilities.
Visual Basic.NET has added language enhancements, making it a full
object-oriented programming language.
SQL Server 2000
SQL Server 2000 is a fully web-enabled database.
SQL Server 2000 has strong support for XML and HTTP which are two of the main
infrastructure technologies for .NET.
Some of the most important new SQL Server features are direct access to the
database from a browser, query of relational data with results returned as XML,
as well as storage of XML in relational formats.
Internet Information Services 6.0
IIS 6.0 has strong support for more programming to take place on the server, to allow the new Web Applications
to run in any browser on any platform.
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- Support for all XML-based technologies
- Graphical editing views, powerful debuggers, code generation, & more
MapForce® – graphical data mapping tool
- Drag-and-drop data conversion with code generation
- Support for XML, DBs, EDI, Excel® 2007, text, Web services
StyleVision® – visual stylesheet designer
- Drag-and-drop stylesheet design for XML & databases
- Output to HTML, PDF, RTF, Word 2007, & more
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