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Re: Total newbie: ASP.NET or Coldfusion ?

Kevin Spencer
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If you look at the difference in terms of power, ASP.Net is simply the most
powerful web application platform ever to be created. It also is supported
by Dreamweaver MX.


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"Yasso Picasso" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> Greetings,
> Will anyone please give me an HONEST answer to the question of whether
> I should study ASP.NET or Coldfusion? Based on the fact that I'm a
> total newbie to either. I just wanna start with databases.
> But I'm already a web designer, and have used Macromedia products like
> Fireworks, Flash, and Dreamweaver for years already. And I just want
> to start getting myself into databases to increase my skills and also
> explore this field. I am a fan of Macromedia, but this does not mean
> that I will just blindly choose to go for Coldfusion. A friend of mine
> has recommended ASP.NET, and not Coldfusion. But I want to hear other
> opinions. But please, make your answer very honest, unbiased in a
> romanticist way...just based on facts and honest, straightforward
> comparison.
> My question is not only concered with ease of use or speed only, for
> instance. I actually want to include the demand for professionals in
> both, the market share of both, what kind of companies require either
> and why, is the integration with other Macromedia products like Flash,
> Fireworks, and Dreamweaver (which I already know) worth the decision
> of going for Coldfusion rather than ASP.NET even if Coldfusion falls
> short in a few things, many other related questions too. I would
> appreciate a smart and convincing and to-the-point answer.
> Sincerely,
> Yasso
> P.S. If this is not the right newsgroup to post, please direct me to
> the right one and sorry for the inconvenience.

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