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Which operating systems are supported by CSP?

CSP is designed for Windows Server 2000, and Windows Server 2003 on 32bit platforms. It is also successfully tested on Windows XP Pro, but it is not recommended to be used on any other operating system than Windows 2000/2003 Server. It does not work on Windows XP Home, Windows Vista, or Windows Longhorn Server. Also, it does not work on 64bit platforms.

Which webservers are supported by CSP?

CSP can work on IIS 5.0 & 6.0, and also on Apache 1.3.x, 2.0, and 2.2. Regarding Apache, it must be installed on your system as a service. Also, if you choose Apache, it is highly recommended that you use the standard distribution from

What are the advantages of CSP of other web technologies?

Using CSP has several advantages:
  • Phenomenal processing performance.
  • Use your existing C++ code by just including it in your script.
  • Use your dynamic or static libraries by simply importing them.
  • Save time and money by using your C++ experience.
  • Save your system resources.

What knowledge do I need to have before I start using CSP?

You need to be an experienced C++ programmer and also have a basic knowledge of the main web development concepts. A prior experience with ASP, is a good help, as CSP framework has similar design with ASP. Also for advanced CSP programming, the knowledge of threading is mendatory.