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Old April 24th, 2007, 09:19 PM
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Ok. C# is a language (as is VB, J# etc) all that that is is a bunch of Syntax that when executed inside of the .NET framework does some task.

ASP.NET on the other hand is a TECHNOLOGY that allows us to do different things on the web that simply are possible with HTML, DHTML, etc. By learning visual C# you are learning visual C# and the book will dictate in what context you are learning it (Platform Based vs Web Based) but once you know C# there are only slight difference's between writing a windows app and an ASP.NET app.

For example, you can't try to spawn a form from the the System.Windows.Forms Assembly in an ASP.NET application.

hth.

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