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.

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