[UPHPU] any asp converts?

Jon Jensen jjensen at debonairesolutions.com
Tue Nov 30 10:05:05 MST 2004


John

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.

Jon

> 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.
> 
> http://www.microsoft.com/net/products/tools.asp
> 
> 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."
> 
> 
> 
> --
> Thanks
> John
> 
> > 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 
> >> box.  You can also use C++, C#, Java, JScript, Javascript, J# and 
> >> 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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