A Brief Version History of ASP.NET

20 Aug 2022

ASP.NET Framework is a part of .NET framework. It is used to create dynamic website, web application and web services. It is a server side technology that uses all .NET compatible language such as C#, VB.NET, J# etc. which are compiled to Microsoft Intermediate Language (MSIL). ASP.NET uses server control to develop rapid and interactive application in easy way.

ASP.NET Version History
ASP.NET Version
Introduced with .NET & IDE
Features Detail
4.5.1 and Visual Studio 2013
  1. One ASP.NET

  2. ASP.NET Scaffolding

  3. ASP.NET Identity

4.5 and Visual Studio 2012
  1. Strongly Typed Data Controls

  2. Model Binding

  3. Unobtrusive Validation

  4. Bundling and Minification

  5. Async Support

  6. Support for asynchronous modules and handlers

  7. Friendly URL

  8. HTML5 Features enhancements

  9. Support for WebSocket protocol

  10. oAuth Support

4.0 and Visual Studio 2010
  1. Introduced ClientIdMode property for Server Control

  2. Routing

  3. Introduced Meta tags MetaKeyword and MetaDescription

  4. Chart Control

3.5 and Visual Studio 2008
  1. Integrated ASP.NET AJAX

  2. Support LINQ

  3. New Data controls LINQ DataSource, ListView and DataPager

  4. Dynamic Data

  5. Multi-targeting Framework Support

2.0 and Visual Studio 2005
  1. New Data controls GridView, FormView and DetailsView

  2. DataSource controls SQLDataSource, Object DataSource, AccessDataSource, XMLDataSource and SiteMapDataSource

  3. Navigation controls

  4. Master pages

  5. Cross Page Postbacks

  6. Validation Groups

  7. Themes

  8. Skins

  9. Login controls

  10. Role Management

  11. Profiles

  12. Membership Service

  13. Localization and Globalization

1.1 and Visual Studio .NET 2003
  1. ASP.NET Mobile controls

  2. Built-in support for ODBC and databases

  3. Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) support

1.0 and Visual Studio .NET
  1. Support for Object-oriented Web application development

  2. Use of DLL class libraries

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