You must Sign In to post a response.
  • Category: ASP.NET

    In asp.net global.asax is there.what is asax stands for..?

    hi friends.This is praveen...may i know what is asax stands for..?



    thanks in advance
  • #687691
    HI,

    Here are few Acronyms of Asp.net

    asax : Active Server Application eXtended
    asmx : Active Server Methods eXtended
    ascx : Active Server Controls eXtended

    Thanks,
    Mahesh

  • #687693
    The Global.asax file, sometimes called the ASP.NET application file, provides a way to respond to application or module level events
    As we know ASPX is the next version of ASP so it's stands for EXTENDED version of asp.
    let's take an example

    ASP: active server pages
    ASPX : active server pages EXTENDED
    asa : Active Server Application
    asax : Active Server Application EXTENDED

    hope it helps

    Thanks
    Koolprasd2003
    Editor, DotNetSpider MVM
    Microsoft MVP 2014 [ASP.NET/IIS]

  • #687722
    its the type of file represented by ASP


    ASAX >> Active Server Application EXtended

    Thanks & Regards
    Anil Kumar Pandey
    Microsoft MVP, DNS MVM


  • This thread is locked for new responses. Please post your comments and questions as a separate thread.
    If required, refer to the URL of this page in your new post.