Top of the list is the ASP.NET Futures release which is now available for download. The new Media Control
is particularly helpful because up to now many developers had to
purchase third party controls to present video in websites. The Browser
History and Back Button Support
is also being addressed for those of you interested in Ajax. This is an
early developer preview, so you may not want to install it on your main
Speaking of Ajax, be sure to check out the new ASP.NET Ajax Control Toolkit as well as a host of new instructional videos and articles.
The new ASP.Net RSS Toolkit Version 2 has been released and enables ASP.NET applications to consume and publish RSS feeds. [More]
Some new tutorials have been added to ASP.NET Data Tutorials series.
Last but not least, get an early look at Visual Studio 2008
(aka Orcas). The official release of the 2008 line of products (Visual
Studio 2008, Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008) will be in Las
Vegas next February.