The first CTP of the production version of ADO.NET Data Services is now available for download here as part of the ASP.NET 3.5 Extensions preview release.
We are referring to this as the "first CTP" because the releases of Astoria prior to this were based on a prototype code base which we used to iterate quickly and explore the requirements of data services on the web. As outlined in the last post on this blog, we have since started from scratch, engineering the product from the ground up using the lessons and requirements learned from our prototype iterations.
The following features are in this CTP:
To learn more about ADO.NET Data Services, check out the docs at http://astoria.mslivelabs.com and the howto docs posted here.
Program Manager, ADO.NET Data Services (aka "Project Astoria")