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ASP.NET State Management

Application state includes any piece of information or data that affects the behavior of the application: catalogs, shopping carts, user options, lists of reviews, and hit counters are all examples. State management can be complex because a wide variety of usage patterns, data types, and access methods are available to application developers building state-based solutions.

ASP.NET provides easy-to-use application-state and session-state management facilities that are familiar to ASP developers and readily compatible with all other .NET Framework APIs.

In This Section

Application State
Provides an introduction to application state.
Session State
Provides an introduction to session state.
Passing Server Control Values Between Pages
Describes how to pass information between Web Forms pages.

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Creating ASP.NET Web Applications
Provides an overview of ASP.NET applications.