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Overview and History (Cross Ref > Language Details)

By Mike Prestwood

ASP Classic versus PHP: A side by side comparison between ASP Classic and PHP.

Tool Basics

Developer environment basics such as common file extensions, common keyboard shortcuts, etc.

Overview and History

[Other Languages] 
ASP Classic: 

Language Overview: Class-based language. Although you can create classes, ASP is not fully OOP. It is a traditional language with a few OOP extensions. You code in a traditional approach using functions, procedures, and global data, and you can make use of simple classes to help organize your reusable code.

Target Platforms: ASP Classic is most suitable for creating websites targeting any browser (IIS Web Server with ASP Classic installed or equivalent).

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PHP is a hybrid language with both traditional PHP and OOP features. PHP is widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for web development and can be embedded into HTML. PHP has been used to create some amazing web content, particularly outstanding message boards.

Target Platforms: PHP is most suitable for creating websites targeting any browser (any web server with PHP installed).

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