ASP.NET vs .NET Core: What are the differences?
What is ASP.NET? An open source web framework for building modern web apps and services with .NET. .NET is a developer platform made up of tools, programming languages, and libraries for building many different types of applications.
What is .NET Core? An Open Source, General-Purpose Development Platform Maintained by Microsoft and the .NET Community. Cross-platform (supporting Windows, macOS, and Linux) and can be used to build device, cloud, and IoT applications.
ASP.NET and .NET Core can be categorized as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.
.NET Core is an open source tool with 11.2K GitHub stars and 2.41K GitHub forks. Here's a link to .NET Core's open source repository on GitHub.
Performance Assessment Network (PAN), Making Waves, and Jitbit are some of the popular companies that use ASP.NET, whereas .NET Core is used by Catchpoint Systems, Bluebeam Software, and Kaggle. ASP.NET has a broader approval, being mentioned in 76 company stacks & 76 developers stacks; compared to .NET Core, which is listed in 54 company stacks and 71 developer stacks.
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