Technologies and Languages
.NET is an extensive Microsoft framework used for developing applications. Currently in version 3.5, 4.0 is projected to be released in Q4 2009.
ASP was a popular scripting language for building dynamic web pages, it has been mostly replaced by ASP.NET.
ASP.NET is a Microsoft technology built ontop of .NET for building enterprise grade web sites.
C# is the primary development language for .NET, with strong roots in Java the current version supports powerful concepts such as generics and lambda expressions.
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
CSS is an industry standard language for describing the look and feel of a web page.
CLR Stored Procedures
CLR Stored Procedures are supported by SQL Server 2005 and 2008 and allow developers to write complex queries in .NET that execute within SQL Server. This is particular useful if the procedure cannot be written in T-SQL and is very chatty since all queries inside a CLR stored procedure are executed on a context connection which is faster than an ADO.NET connection.
DNN is an open source web portal platform built on top of ASP.NET.
Enterprise Pattern Library (EPL)
EPL is a collection of open source application blocks publish by Microsoft. They aim to make application code more reliable and configurable by implementing standard patterns for common needs such as Data Access, Exception Handling and Logging.
Java was one of the first widely implemented object oriented language and is designed so that the same binary can run on any platform a java runtime is available for.
J2EE is the enterprise framework for Java which primarily includes web service capabilities.
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JSP is a Java package for developing dynamic web pages.