ASP.NET - Good, but the future is ASP.NET Core
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October 27, 2017

ASP.NET - Good, but the future is ASP.NET Core

Score 7 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with ASP.NET

We are utilising ASP.NET within our software development team. It is used extensively in our case management application which is used by numerous law firms across the country. Primarily ASP.NET is used within our organisation to create cloud-based components to fulfill our customers' business processes and is hosted within our own private data centers or OnPremise as and when a customer requires it.
  • Templating engine - ASP.NET Razor markup allows an easy way to embed server-based code into web pages, and the powerful build in helper methods allow complex functionality to be included with a single line of code.
  • Extensibility - ASP.NET can take advantage of the massive amount of third-party components and extensibility provided by the .NET Framework and related infrastructure. For instance, NuGet.org provides thousands of components that can be used and incorporated into ASP.NET applications.
  • NET is tied to Windows and IIS. However the future of ASP.NET is ASP.NET Core, which is the reimagining of ASP.NET in a platform independent manner.
  • It has allowed us to quickly develop a powerful line of business functionality for our customers, using common technologies and leveraging third-party components.
  • Interaction with user desktops and local machines has been problematic to overcome when trying to integrate with desktop applications such as MS Office.
We did not evaluate any other products like ASP.NET as our primary focus as a software development house is utilising the full Microsoft stack. However we are starting to use ASP.NET core on new projects.

Suited: Cloud-based line of business applications.

Not Suited: Integration with users’ desktops and local machines, and highly graphical intensive applications.