In this episode of the the .NET Show Matt Gibbs, prinicpal development manager, and Brad Abrams, group program manager, join the .NET Show to discuss and demonstrate the new ASP.NETAJAX Extensions, which enables you to quickly create Web pages that include a rich user experience with responsive and familiar user interface (UI) elements.
The download is available at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=4c500b1f-83df-4f11-a357-e1e26f367153&displaylang=en&tm.
If you're interested in more information on ASP.NET AJAX and how it will be integrated in Visual Studio codenamed "Orcas", it's worth reading the "An Overview of Microsoft Visual Studio Code Name "Orcas" White Paper". In the section "Enable New Web Experience" the platform (IIS, ASP.NET, etc) and the advanced collaboration between designers and developers is discussed.
Visual Studio enables the creation of new Web experiences by empowering Web developers and simplifying Web development. Visual Studio code name “Orcas” gives developers the tools they need to build the next generation of Web experiences more quickly, more efficiently and easier than before:
Download the white paper at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=17319EB4-299C-43B8-A360-A1C2BD6A421B&displaylang=en.
Related to this and also useful to check out especially when looking forward to "Orcas" is Wally's podcast show #90 on "ASP.NET Podcast Show #90 - Orcas Beta1 Intellisense and Debugging of Web Services and AJAX - video". Topics discussed during the show:
Download is here. Enjoy!