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- More on .NET 3.0
Good to see things getting clearer as Tech Ed 2006 approaches. These two articles provide a good understanding about what .NET 3.0 is all about.
Realize New Functionality in .NET 3.0
New Technology Offers Dev Challenges, UI Improvements
At a glance, .NET 3.0 [http://www.netfx3.com/] includes
- .NET Framework 2.0
- The 2.0 Common Language Runtime (CLR)
- The 2.0 Base Class Library
- ADO.NET 2.0, ASP.NET 2.0, Windows Forms 2.0
- VB 8.0 and C# 2.0
- Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) [http://wcf.netfx3.com/]
- Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) [http://wpf.netfx3.com/]
- Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) [http://wf.netfx3.com/]
Interestingly, the announcement made about .NET 3.0 on June 9 by Somasegar on his blog was exactly what I had forecasted and blogged about in my post just 3 days prior, and I had absolutely no idea at that time that it would come so soon.