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Hello,

There is HTML Helpers in MVC. Now what is the difference between asp.net server controls and HTML helpers?
why we are using html helpers in place of asp.net server controls?

please help me for this..
Posted 17-Jan-13 1:27am
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Server controls refer to WebForms approach, while html helpers refer to ASP.NET MVC framework approach.

On a link below approaches are comparedm and advantages and disadvantages are briefly written.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd381619(v=vs.98).aspx[^]
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the best simple answer would be -
1.html helper does not create view state while server control does.
2.html helper controls are light weighted.
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