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What is each line in this chunk of ASP code doing?

Eindoofus
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I'm just curious what this code is doing line by line. I omitted the top chunk that initializes the variables for connectstr since it contains some personal web hosting information.

I heard that ASP code often uses C# or Visual Studio code. Is any of that found in here? If not, when should I expect to see it?

    connectstr = "Driver={SQL Server};SERVER=" & db_server & ";DATABASE=" & db_name & ";UID=" & db_username & ";PWD=" & db_userpassword

    Set oConn = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")
    oConn.Open connectstr
     sql="INSERT INTO guestlist (fname, lname) VALUES ('"& Request.Form("fname") & "','" & Request.Form("lanme") & "')"  
      
      response.write "sql = " & sql
 
      on error resume next
      conn.Execute sql, recin
      if err<>0 then
        Response.Write(err.description)
      else
        Response.Write("<h3>" & recin & " record added</h3>")
      end if
      conn.close
%>

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