Directives specifies how an ASP .NET page is compiled. The beginning and ending of directive is marked with <%@ .... %>
Page directives are instructions, inserted at the top of an ASP.NET page, to control the behavior of the asp.net pages.
<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeBehind="WebForm1.aspx.cs" Inherits="WebApplication8.WebForm1" %>
|Language||The programming language for code.|
|AutoEventWireup||The Boolean value that enables or disables page events that are being automatically bound to methods; for example, Page_Load.|
|CodeBehind||Specifies the name of the compiled file that contains the class associated with the page.|
|Inherits||The name of the code behind or other class.|