What is difference between Web site and Web application ?

 Posted by Rajkatie on 2/15/2012 | Category: ASP.NET Interview questions | Views: 25930 | Points: 40

Both function and perform similarly, but still differ in following ways.

Web application:

a) We can't include c# and vb page in single web application.
b) We can set up dependencies between multiple projects.
c) Can not edit individual files after deployment without recompiling.
d) Right choice for enterprise environments where multiple developers work unitedly for creating,testing and deployment.

Web site:

a) Can mix vb and c# page in single website.
b) Can not establish dependencies.
c) Edit individual files after deployment.
d) Right choice when one developer will responsible for creating and managing entire website.

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Posted by: Akiii on: 2/17/2012 | Points: 10
good differences.....

But can you clarify point number (d) for both ?

Thanks and Regards
Posted by: Rajkatie on: 2/18/2012 | Points: 10
In Web application, different different groups work on various components independently like one group work on domain layer, other work on UI layer.

In web site development, decoupling is not possible.
Posted by: Akiii on: 2/18/2012 | Points: 10
Thanks for the answer.....
keep posting..!

Posted by: saisherlekar-12269 on: 6/28/2013 | Points: 10
we can add multiple project reference in website.
Multiple user can work at a time in website.
Can not establish dependencies. ??? didnt get this

can you please explain in detail pls?
Posted by: Rajkatie on: 7/25/2013 | Points: 10
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