September 22, 2002 - IBuySpy's Different Uses of JScript .NET
September 22, 2002|
IBuySpy's Different Uses of JScript .NET
Tips: September 2002
Yehuda Shiran, Ph.D.
IBuySpy Store uses JScript .NET in several different file types:
.aspx. They are responsible for the look of the Web pages and for the interaction with the user. The
.aspx pages include a
<SCRIPT> section for the JScript .NET code. The business logic is run by the JScript .NET code. They resemble the
.html pages on the client side, where the
.ascx. They are very similar to ASP.NET pages in their roles and responsibilities. They are different from ASP.NET pages in that they are not stand-alone pages. They are being included in other ASP.NET pages. As such, ASP.NET pages may share the same ASP.NET control. IBuySpy Store's control files begin with an underscore. For example,
_Header.ascx is being included by almost all ASP.NET pages of the store.
.js. They are pure JScript .NET code, w/o any ASP.NET statements. JScript .NET components are compiled into a binary library, and include the business logic classes, properties, and methods. These utilities may be used by any ASP.NET page or control.
.asmx. Actually, there is only one Web service in IBuySpy Store,
InstantOrder.asmx. This Web service allows third-party applications to interact with IBuySpy store in the background, while the user does not even know about these transactions.