Visual Web Developer Express 2008 is a free web tool that allows you to build CSS, HTML ASP.NET, C#, VB, and JavaScript and supports additional frameworks like ASP.NET MVC, AJAX, Silverlight and jQuery.

ASP.NET is releasing a new series of how-to videos from beginner to intermediate.  Now’s the time to take a half hour to brush up on web development with Visual Studio.  Here are some videos you might start with:

Intro to Web Forms

Intro to Visual Web Developer 2008

Check out all the videos and access the software for free at their website:  http://www.asp.net/vwd/