When I first saw Atlas I was a tad sceptical, a lot of code and not a great deal of tools to make it easy!! Well if you were in the same boat as me then check out the Dec Atlas bits from http://atlas.asp.net, a lot has been cleaned up, docs are better and some good samples to get going with!!
I've put the demos and PowerPoint presentation from Wednesday's ADNUG session at http://projectdistributor.net/Releases/Release.aspx?releaseId=309. Unzip the file and just run the demos from the file system.
To get up and running with Atlas, then you'll need
This is a really unobtrusive installation (though not production ready), all it does is to install an Atlas ASP.NET template.
When the Atlas "Go Live" licence is available you'll be able to run Atlas Web Apps on your existing ASP.NET V2 infrastructure without any changes...
My current two favourites Atlas feature are
As per the PPT, great reference points for more info are
Cheers and hope you have as much fun getting started with Atlas as I have - it'll be time well spent!!