ASP.NET allows building a variety of web solutions such as:
Web based applications
Business and corporate websites
Social networking websites
Custom CMS (Content Management System)
Custom CRM (Customer Relationship Management)
Here are some of the basic advantages of using ASP.NET in web development:
ASP.NET significantly reduces the amount of code required for building large and complex applications which can increase overall development speed and reduce development costs. Just-in-time compilation, smart caching technologies and native optimization dramatically increase overall application performance.
ASP.NET Framework supports varied languages, it allows you to select the language that better applies to your application.
ASP.NET provides ability of cross platform migration.
ASP.NET provides simplicity making it easy to perform common tasks including configuration and deployment.
ASP.NET features vast class library enclosing a large number of common functions and ready-to-use custom web-controls that allow creating professional applications with no need to develop from scratch.
ASP.NET ensured high reliability and security due to built-in Windows authentication and per-application configuration.
ASP.NET is regularly updated by Microsoft to meet the most up-to-date technology requirements.