.NET Framework is a managed execution environment for Windows that allows software developers to create a software application in one programming language and be assured the app can work with code written in other languages.
ASP.NET (originally called ASP+) is the next generation of Microsoft's Active Server Page (ASP), a feature of their Internet Information Server (IIS). (Continued...)
C# (pronounced C-sharp) is an object-oriented programming language in development from Microsoft, which is intended to combine the computing power of C++ with the programming ease of Visual Basic.
A monad is: 1) A type of functor used in category theory in mathematics. 2) A kind of constructor used in functional programming to structure programs that include sequenced operations. 3) The original code name for Microsoft's Powershell. 4) A symbol used by ancient Greek philosophers
Object-relational mapping (ORM) is a mechanism that makes it possible to address, access and manipulate objects without having to consider how those objects relate to their data sources...(Continued)