Dec 21, 2011 01:42 PM|cichanlx|LINK
@tehremo: Yes, they are very similar in syntax, but there certainly are significant differences.
Foremost, the httpHandlers element is used on sites running on IIS 5
– 6, or IIS 7.x in Classic mode (IIS 6 compatibility mode).
The handlers element is used on sites running on IIS 7.x (Integrated mode).
You can have both in a Web.config, which would make sense if you develop against one version of IIS and deploy to another, for example.