Ready to Quit ASP.NET: Nice little rant on ASP.Net. The author believes the same thing I’ve articulated in the past — ASP.Net tries too hard to re-invent the Web,
Originally, it was designed to allow Visual Basic programmers to transition to writing web apps without having to learn much about web programming. Yet for all its power and cleverness, is just plain fails. It failed in 2001 and fails even harder now.
The idea that you can shield web developers from having to get into the nitty-gritty and learn HTML is just cuckoo.