Server Pages (ASP)
Active Server Pages (ASP) is an open, compile-free application environment
in which you can combine HTML, scripts, and component calls to create dynamic
and powerful Web-based business solutions.
ASP runs as a service of the Apache
Web Server and is optimized for multiple threads and multiple
users. This means that it's fast, and it's easy to implement. If you use
ASP, you can separate the design of your Web page from the nitty-gritty
details of programming access to databases and applications. This frees
up your programmers to do what they do best--code like crazy--and, likewise,
frees designers to worry about just the
design rather than the database.
Files created with Active Server Pages have the extension .asp.
With ASP files, you can supplement your Web site using any combination
written in any language. This means your ASP file is simply a file that
can contain any combination of HTML, scripting, and calls to components.
When you make a change in the ASP file on the server, you need only save
the changes to the file; the next time the Web page is loaded, the script
will automatically be compiled.
Our Solaris Virtual
Servers support two different implementations of ASP:
Apache::ASP provides an Active Server Pages port to the Apache Web
Server, enabling developing of dynamic web applications with session
management and embedded Perl code.
ASP uses VBScript as its native scripting language.
Another ASP implementation involves converting ASP code to PHP
- ASP to PHP Conversion Tool