ASP.NET "Atlas" is a new developer framework from Microsoft that simplifies the task of building more interactive web pages by drawing on the power of the Ajax technologiesfound in most modern browsers. Because of its tight integration with ASP.NET 2.0, Atlas will be of particular interest to Microsoft web developers.
In this Short Cut, Microsoft MVP Wei-Meng Lee introduces you to Atlas by showing ten ways you can use the technology to improve the user experience of your existing ASP.NET2.0 apps. There's no better way to get acquainted with Atlas than by diving into a project, so read on and let's get started.
Wei-Meng Lee (Microsoft MVP) (http://weimenglee.blogspot.com) is a technologist and founder of Developer Learning Solutions (http://www.developerlearningsolutions.com), a technology company specializing in hands-on training on the latest Microsoft technologies. He is an established developer and trainer specializing in .NET and wireless technologies.Wei-Meng speaks regularly at international conferences and has authored and co-authored numerous books on .NET, XML and wireless technologies. He writes extensively for the O'Reilly Network on topics ranging from .NET to Mac OS X. He is also the author of Windows XP Unwired and .NET Compact Framework Pocket Guide, both from O'Reilly Media, Inc.