ASP.NET 2.0 is not just about adding new features. It also streamlines performance and simplifies configuration with a new tool called WAT (Website Administration Tool).
ASP.NET is a programming framework built on the common language runtime that can be used on a server to build powerful web application. The first version of ASP.NET offered several important advantages over previous web development models.
ASP.NET 2.0 improves upon the foundation by adding support for several new and exciting features in the areas of development productivity, administration and management, extensibility, and performance.
How to easily build development productivity of new feature controls
- New Server Controls
- Data Controls
- Navigation Controls
- Login Controls
- Web Part Controls
- Master Pages
- Themes and Skins
How to monitor Administration and Management
- Configuration API
- ASP.NET MMC Admin Tool
- Pre-compilation Tool
- Health Monitoring and Tracing
How to build customize control and flexible extensibility
- Provider-driven Application Services
- Server Control Extensibility
- Data Source Controls
- Compilation Build Providers
- Expression Builders
- 64-Bit Support
- Caching Improvements