Yesterday during the keynotes of ASP.NET Connections (Las Vegas) and TechEd: Developers (Barcelona) Microsoft made a couple of - long awaited - announcements.
One of the interesting things related to the Microsoft web platform & tools - that didn't received much attention - was the availability of the IronPython CTP for ASP.NET. Where IronPython was already available since a couple of weeks it had no support for web development. With this CTP developers have the ability to create compelling web applications in the popular dynamic language for .NET, IronPython, using Visual Studio or the free Visual Web Developer.
IronPython for ASP.NET is a free extension to ASP.NET that is targeted at:
On the official site there are a number of must-read documents and although to help you get started with IronPython for ASP.NET. Check it out at http://www.asp.net/ironpython/.
Tomorrow Thursday at TechEd: Developers we'll have two talks scheduled on IronPython where these new cool features will be explained and shown.