Hello and welcome to asp. net tutorials section.

     ASP .NET is a web application framework from Microsoft. ASP stands for Active Server Pages. It helps in developing dynamic data driven web applications and web services.

     ASP code will be mostly executed on server side. 

** What are server side and client side scripts?

** Scripts that gets executed on servers are called as server side scripts. ex: PHP, ASP .NET, Python, Rubyon Rails.

** Scripts that gets executed on client side (in browser) is called client side scripts. ex: Javascript, JQuery, Html, Ajax.

     To start learning asp .net , we will need Visual Studio.

     Visual Studio is an IDE from Microsoft. Visual studio not only helps in developing .net applications using C#, it has a lot of other capabilities like game development,python, mobile development like Android and IOS and many more capabilities are being added.

     You can download the Visual Studio Community version from here: https://www.visualstudio.com/downloads/