Finding Out More About .NET 3.0
As with all previous releases of Microsoft’s .NET Frameworks, the current 3.0 release is massive. Many books will be written on each foundation, along with thousands of articles. That’s in the future. Today, the news is still scant and difficult to find. The best places to check are MSDN, Channel9.com, and http://www.netfx3.com, the official news site for .NET 3.0.100.
For the first time, designers have a solution through Windows Presentation Foundation that allows them to interact directly with developers. As always, developers are getting a load of new technologies to play and work with. Finally, a dedicated set of foundation classes for communication and workflow integration! Businesses with customer-sensitive data will want to examine and evaluate the new authentication solution provided with Windows CardSpace.
Use your best judgment as you look to embrace the new .NET 3.0. There are some very compelling technologies that you should look at seriously. The best thing is to go out and begin to better understand .NET 3.0 and how you can use it to build better solutions.