[UPHPU] any asp converts?
jjensen at debonairesolutions.com
Tue Nov 30 10:05:05 MST 2004
You bring up many good points. When I was comparing ASP and PHP, I was
talking about plain vanilla ASP, not .NET. Thus I referred to it in terms of
VBScript, as that is the language it is primarily written in, and when you
compare that to PHP, PHP wins hands down.
> Not exactly, PHP in IIS is being run like that, but the ASP
> framework (ASP.NET framework) is an overall structure that
> allows one to write the pages in whatever supported language
> you want. I don't believe the other supported languages are
> being executed like cgi at all.
> Here is a link to the microsoft site which gives a good view
> (not marketing view) of the process.
> In essessnce, this says it all:
> "With MicrosoftR Visual StudioR .NET and the Microsoft .NET
> Framework, developers can develop Web services quickly and
> integrate them easily with other applications. Most
> developers can leverage existing skills, because the .NET
> Framework's common language runtime allows you to develop Web
> services using any modern programming language."
> > On Mon, 29 Nov 2004 19:16:34 -0700 (MST), John
> > <lists at strictlyrockymountain.com> wrote:
> >> Hi folks, I'm going to add my 2 cents on this. Basically
> ASP is just
> >> an envelope (this may be too simplified) created by
> mircosoft which
> >> allows you to use many different languages to accomplish your task.
> >> For instance if you didn't know you can use PHP in/on a
> Windows ISS
> >> others. Using ASP means you are using the structure of their
> >> environment and not a specific language. ASP is not a
> language. I
> >> hope my 2 cents are worth something to someone, but if not, no big
> >> deal.
> > So your saying it's MS's solution to CGI in ISS (I don't know much
> > about ISS)?
> > It also goes the other way as well. Even if all you had
> through Apache
> > was mod_php, and the in-ability to load other modules or
> change Apache
> > config, you could still use PHP to execute binaries or
> scripts written
> > in other languages.
> > Thanks for your input also Jon, that was fairly descriptive.
> > Bryan Petty
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