Microsoft ASP.NET AJAX framework is now RTM. Congratulations!
From the ASP.NET AJAX site:
With ASP.NET AJAX, you can:
- Create next-generation interfaces with reusable AJAX components.
Enhance existing Web pages using powerful AJAX controls with support for all modern browsers.
- Continue using Visual Studio 2005 to take your ASP.NET 2.0 sites to the next level.
- Access remote services and data directly from the browser without writing a ton of complicated script.
- Enjoy the benefits of a free framework with 24×7 technical support provided by Microsoft.