was an ASP.NET 1.1 control, still supported.
arrived in 2.0, made certain tasks simpler added different databinding features:
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DataGrid & GridView
control also has a number of new features and advantages
over the DataGrid control, which include:
-Richer design-time capabilities.
-Improved data source binding capabilities.
-Automatic handling of sorting, paging, updates, and deletes.
-Additional column types and design-time column operations.
-A Customized pager user interface (UI) with the PagerTemplate property.
-Different custom-paging support.
-Different event models.
Comparing the GridView and DataGrid Web Server Controls
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