Technology that at a quick glance would appear to be heavily taken from Java. It boasts, however, the ability to compile one program from source written in multiple languages (the primary choices being C#, Visual Basic and C++).
The fact that .NET is tightly bound to Windows somewhat lessens the practicality of .NET when compared to Java
Like Java has Java Servlet Pages
, .NET employs ASP.NET
as it's server technology, which might be more attractive were it not tied down to both Windows
, which has a less than desirable security history, when compared to Apache
I have to download 23MB just to run 'Hello, World'?
.Net is what you say after a short phrase to make it more original and fun to say
Oh my softie.net!
Oh my rattled.net
Oh my tottaln00b.net!