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Active Server Pages
Last modified: Friday, April 25, 2003 

Abbreviated as ASP, a specification for a dynamically created Web page with a .ASP extension that utilizes ActiveX scripting -- usually VB Script or Jscript code. When a browser requests an ASP, the Web server generates a page with HTML code and sends it back to the browser. So ASPs are similar to CGI scripts, but they enable Visual Basic programmers to work with familiar tools.

ASP is also short for application service provider

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Provides numerous resources for ASP, including frequently updated tutorials, articles, samples, news, resource index, and large user forums. Also the home of the ASP WebRing.

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