Mini-Guide: Microsoft Atlas

Brent Sheets

How will the growing interest in AJAX and the Web 2.0 movement impact you as a Microsoft developer? In a word, it's called Atlas. Microsoft Atlas is a new ASP.NET AJAX framework that simplifies and extends the AJAX development approach. Find out how to reduce complexity, end round trips to the server, use object-oriented APIs and much more in this Mini-Guide.

Microsoft's latest conference, MIX06, is all about Web applications and how to make them flashy, functional, easy to maintain and profitable. This page highlights's coverage of the inaugural event and provides resources that will help you understand the many topics of discussion.

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ARTICLE: Microsoft unleashes Atlas at MIX06
ARTICLE: Atlas means 'Ajax for the masses'
ARTICLE: Motto with Visual Studio, Atlas and MSBee: Ship early, ship often
ARTICLE: Ajax development: The what, how and when
ARTICLE: Ajax hype vs. reality
MORE INFO: ASP.NET 'Atlas' Overview
HOW TO: Install ASP.NET 'Atlas'
TUTORIALS: New Atlas users
TUTORIALS: Development scenarios
TUTORIALS: Quickstart developer tasks
TUTORIALS: Collection of AJAX-related tutorials
TIP: Five tips for getting started with Ajax development
REFERENCE: Atlas Client Class Library
REFERENCE: Atlas Server Class Library
WEBCAST: ASP.NET "Atlas" first look    and Transcript
WEBCAST: ASP.NET "Atlas" technology preview Livecast
MEDIA: Collection of Microsoft Atlas video, screen casts and webcasts
DOWNLOAD: ASP.NET "Atlas" March Community Technical Preview
DOWNLOAD: Atlas documentation
DOWNLOAD: Atlas sample applications
DOWNLOAD: Collection of AJAX-related downloads and examples
DOWNLOAD: Microsoft DevDays Atlas presentation and samples
DISCUSS: ITKnowledge Exchange -- Software Development
DISCUSS: "Atlas" Discussion and Suggestions
DISCUSS: "Atlas" User Interface
DISCUSS: "Atlas" Networking and Web Services
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