Huge thanks to the some 430 PHP Developers that tuned into my PHP / ASP.NET webcast today !!

Below are links to some of the tools that I used or mentioned as well as a collection of great (FREE) training links.

Tune in to my webcasts on Tuesday and Wednesday - you can register HERE http://www.learn2asp.net/


Tools I used or mentioned......

Free versions of Visual Studio and SQL Server here:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/express

The Managed Code PHP Compiler
http://php-compiler.net/

Free HTML Editor HTMLKit
http://chami.com/

A very cool FREE PHP IDE - PHP Designer
http://www.mpsoftware.dk/


FREE ASP.NET Training

A good start for people new to ASP.NET are the "How Do I" videos.
Visit: http://msdn.microsoft.com/asp.net/learning/learn/newtodevelopment/default.aspx
... and scroll down to the video section.
 
There is good stuff on the Learn2ASP website at http://www.learn2asp.net/
Stuff for PHP, JSP, and ColdFusion Developers
 
ASP.NET Quickstarts http://www.asp.net/quickstart/
(Just pick your language in the upper right hand corner.)
 
Some Guided Tours Here:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/tour/vs2005_guided_tour/default.htm
http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/tour/vs2005_guided_tour/WebDev/WebDev/webdev1.htm  

The Jeff Prosise video training is great
http://msdn.microsoft.com/asp.net/reference/multimedia/default.aspx (linked there plus more)
 
Great security content:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/asp.net/default.aspx?pull=/library/en-us/dnpag2/html/PAGPractices0001.asp
http://blogs.msdn.com/bgold/archive/2006/02/27/540264.aspx
http://www.DigitalBlackBelt.com
 
The Express site has good content links
http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/express/vwd/default.aspx
 
MSDN
http://msdn.microsoft.com/asp.net/
 
www.asp.net/
 
www.asp.net/forums/
 
Check out the starter kits
http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/express/vwd/starterKit/
 
Especially check out http://www.commercestarterkit.org (commerce, community supported starter kit)
and dotnetnuke (www.dotnetnuke.com)