Have you ever developed a web application without an IDE,
syntax highlighting and IntelliSense? If so, then you were probably using a
text editor like notepad to create these applications. And you might be happy
to know that this is still possible even with Microsoft's .NET framework. Let
us walk through how to use a text editor to develop and deploy an ASP.NET web
application. For this article I will be using Crimson Editor, a free text
editor, but you can use any text editor you prefer.