July 05, 2010
ASP.Net controls, postbacks for everything, view state, a general hiding of the actual power of ajax and an obsession with using tables made .Net a terrible web development environment if you had any clue what you were doing.
That kind of sums up how I felt about WebForms. They worked fine in certain situations, but it really felt like a bunch of crap built on top of simple web programming to get the Internet to feel like VB 6.
Written by Scott Williams who lives and works in sunny Phoenix, AZ. Twitter is also a place.