Microsoft are putting a lot of work into
the .NET Framework:
it is going to be important.
If you have not switched to Java,
you may want to consider C# or VB.NET
both languages are OO languages as sophisticated as Java.
Java progammers will find it very easy to use C#
as the languages Java and C# are similar.
Although there are many similarities between C++ and
C++ programmers have a slightly harder task
as several things available in C++
are handled differently in C#.
Compared with ASP, ASP.NET pages can be executed faster
and can be more sophisticated.
Web Services rival the facilities offered by CORBA and Java's RMI.