The ASP.NET Resource Kit

The ASP.NET Resource Kit provides a wealth of resources include tools, tutorials and samples to help new developers learn ASP.NET. For developers who use ASP.NET today, the Resource Kit provides over $1000 in free .NET controls and components, discounts on ASP.NET training, as well as great deals on ASP.NET web hosting. The ASP.NET Resource Kit is available for download free of charge from msdn.microsoft.com/asp.net/asprk (you can also order a copy of the Resource Kit on CD for a small shipping and handling fee)

Features

·        Over $1000 in free ASP.NET controls from leading 3rd party vendors

·        Great deals on ASP.NET web hosting ($10/mo and 10Euro/mo or less)

·        Discounts on ASP.NET classroom training and free online training

·        A Step by step getting started guide for new ASP.NET developers

·        Web Matrix and the Web Matrix Guided Tour: A free tool for developing ASP.NET applications

·        The ASP.NET Starter Kits: Five ready to use customizable web applications with source code, including portal sites, web storefronts, data reporting and a line of business application.

·        Dozens of code samples and technical whitepapers

·        A simple to use HTML-based interface (no installation required)

 

Free ASP.NET Controls

·        ComponentOne Studio for ASP.NET - A comprehensive suite of grid, reporting, charting, data, user-interface and eCommerce ASP.NET (Web Forms) components for enterprise-style Web-based application development.

·        Infragistics WebGrid part of NetAdvantage 2004 - Is an advanced grid with true hierarchical bound and unbound modes, providing a server-side element with rich-client look-and-feel in your ASP.NET applications

·        IP*Works! CC ICharge Component - provides an easy-to-use interface for communicating with major Internet Payment Aggregators (Payment Gateways). As a true .NET component, ICharge can be easily integrated in ASP.NET applications and provides a fast and easy solution for businesses that need to accept credit cards.

·        Sax.net Security for ASP.NET - enables you to protect your server from automated programs. A web page that contains the Sax.net Human Verification Component acts as a virtual gatekeeper who ensures that only real people and no automated programs fill out forms on your site.

·        telerik r.a.d.rotator and r.a.d. spell components. R.a.d. rotator is a multipurpose component for DHTML content rotation and personalization. From stock tickers and news scrollers, to product spotlights, weather forecasts, testimonials, running promotions and banner ads, r.a.d.rotator delivers high interactivity and user involvement. telerik r.a.d.spell enables developers to add multilingual spellchecking capabilities to their ASP.NET applications.

 

Free and Discounted ASP.NET Training Offers

·        Free online training: Build core .NET development skills in just a few hours with the .NET Developer Jump Start training sessions. Each module covers a different .NET topic and includes a prerecorded seminar (30-60 minutes) led by an experienced trainer, along with a hosted hands-on lab that allows you to practice the skills taught.

·        Discounted Classroom training: Get 20% off instructor-led classroom training on ASP.NET from selected developer-focused Microsoft Certified Technical Education Centers (CTECs).

·        $300 off ASP.NET Online Training from IMG: Receive $300 off online, instructor-led training on ASP.NET from the award-winning Information Management Group (IMG).

·        Free ASP.NET Training CDs from AppDev: Learn ASP.NET from AppDev Training Company, the nation's leader in Microsoft developer training. Download 3 CD's (9 hours of training with a retail value of $285) free including the following topics: "Introduction to ASP.NET","Using Rich Server Controls & Accessing Data", and "Securing ASP.NET Applications".

 

Great Deals on ASP.NET Web Hosting

The ASP.NET Resource Kit also includes Discounted ASP.NET web hosting deals from leading hosters in the U.S., Canada and Europe. All of these offers are priced at less than $10/month and include SQL Server Database support (10 euros/month in Europe)

  

How to Get The ASP.NET Resource Kit

·        Downloadable on http://msdn.microsoft.com/asp.net/asprk