WCF REST Starter Kit Now Available

if you have seen noticed about whats new in .NET 4.0 for WCF. One of the things that have been brought into the attention is the support for creating RESTful Services. So does that mean that in order to create RESTful services via WCF, one need to wait for .NET 4.0. Well.. Not really.. if you are working on .NET 3.5 SP 1, then you got a WCF REST Starter Kit. It is available for download on CodePlex. This kit simplifies the development of REST services by adding new features and guidance tightly integrated with ASP.NET and the existing WCF release in .NET 3.5 SP1. Click here for Learning Resouce on WCF REST Starter Kit

Ramp up- a free, online, community-based program

Recently i have got a chance to got a visit a wonderful site called Ramp Up program (http://www.myrampup.com/) . Ramp Up is a free, online, community-based program that can help users save time in learning Microsoft technology. The easy-to-access content (provided by subject-matter gurus) is specifically tailored to the Ramp Up program, and offered in a variety of forms (whitepaper, v-lab, codecast and slidecast). There are lot of tracks in it SharePoint track, along with the other currently offered tracks (eg, Visual Studio 2008), teaches the important skills in a guided path, making the learning process easier and more efficient. Currently, there are no assessments in the program, so it’s quicker than ever to graduate and receive the reward (25% off on certification and 50% off on e-Learning – only for graduates of Ramp Up).