But, developers all over the world are still starting and continuing to
learn ASP. I can't see anything wrong with that, myself.
Ecommerce for ASP/ASP.NET
"David Powers" <david@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> Julian Roberts wrote:
>> ASP is not a moribund technology. It is neither in a dying state nor on
>> the verge of extinction. ASP will ship with the next version of Windows,
>> so it's guaranteed to be supported for 10 years. There's been no
>> development of ASP
>> since 2000, it's a fully rounded mature product.
> Moribund: "being in a state of inactivity or obsolescence". The question
> was about "creating a dynamic website from scratch TODAY". If someone has
> no knowledge of any server-side technology, suggesting that they should
> start learning something that has seen no development in the past seven
> years is folly.
>> I'm still using it on a daily basis, as are millions of others. For those
>> starting today, there's not a lot wrong with picking up a copy of
>> Dreamweaver and knocking up a site in ASP.
> I see no problem with someone who has already committed a lot of effort to
> ASP continuing to use it. As I originally said, it's still popular and is
> likely to be around for many years. But in a fast moving environment like
> the web, ASP is not a good choice for someone just starting out.
> David Powers, Adobe Community Expert
> Author, "The Essential Guide to Dreamweaver CS3" (friends of ED)
> Author, "PHP Solutions" (friends of ED)