The tools ASP.NET Mobile Designer extends ASP.NET and the .NET Framework, help you to build Web applications for mobile phones, PDAs, and pagers. This designer is integrated into the Visual Studio IDE and gives you the possibility to create mobile Web applications, use the Mobile Designer to alter a mobile Web form, and then build and run the application, all from within Visual Studio.
Programmable Web pages are created by the use of the web forms, these are an ASP.NET technology. Also they fall into browser compatible HTML and script, which allows any browser on any platform to view the pages. Using Web Forms, you create Web pages by dragging and dropping controls onto the designer and then adding code, similar to the way that you create Visual Basic forms
Windows Forms is the new platform for Microsoft Windows application development, based on the .NET Framework. This framework provides a clear, object-oriented, extensible set of classes that will let you develop rich Windows applications. Additionally, Windows Forms can act as the local user interface in a multi-tier distributed solution. For more information, see Introduction to Windows Forms.
The applications XML Web services can receive requests and data using XML over HTTP. XML Web services, this is possible because they are not tied to a particular component technology or object-calling convention. Therefore, they can be accessed by any language, component model, or operating system. In Visual Studio .NET, you can quickly create and include XML Web services using Visual Basic, Visual C#, JScript, Managed Extensions for C++, or ATL Server.
The .NET Framework is a multi-language environment and it applies to build, deploy, and run XML Web services and applications. It consists of three main parts:
• The Common Language Runtime
• Unified programming classes• NET Framework class library.