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ASP Application Object Overview

The Application object is one of the five Sun Chili!Soft ASP built-in objects. The Application object stores information that persists for the entire lifetime of an ASP application, which is generally the entire time that the Web server is running.

The Application object is a good place to store information that must exist for more than one user (such as a page counter). However, because a new instance of this object is not created for each user, errors that might not show up when the code is called once might show up when it is called many times in a row. In addition, because all users share the Application object, it can be difficult to implement threading.

For more information about using the ASP built-in objects, see "ASP Built-in Objects Reference" in "Chapter 5: Developer's Reference."

See also:

Using Sun Chili!Soft ASP Built-in Objects in this chapter

ASP Application Object in "Chapter 5: ASP Built-in Objects Reference"

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