While Windows Server AppFabric is a great addition to your server to production management monitoring and troubleshooting you might be interested to learn that it can also be very useful at development time.

You can install Windows Server AppFabric on your Windows 7 development environment using the Web Platform Installer (see this post for more on installing AppFabric)

Interested?  I’ve got step by step instructions to get you up and running with your first Web Site development project using Windows Server AppFabric, Visual Studio and IIS right here.