Microsoft on Wednesday introduced Microsoft ASP .Net Resource Kit, which provides additional tools and resources for developers building Web applications. ASP .Net migration guides also were released.
The kit features new controls and components, discounts on ASP .Net, and deals on ASP .Net Web hosting, the company said. Additionally, the kit includes ASP .Net Web Matrix, which is a free tool to build ASP .Net applications, and ASP .Net Starter Kits, which is a set of five pre-built applications with source code.
Free online training and discounted classroom training from selected Microsoft Certified Technical Education Centers also are part of the resource kit.
The newly launched ASP .Net Migration Center on MSDN includes the ASP to ASP .Net and PHP to ASP .Net Migration Guides, according to Microsoft. These guides feature documentation, samples, and utilities to help developers using existing technology investments while upgrading to ASP.Net. The center also includes the previously announced JSP to ASP .Net Migration Guide.