Atlas Project…man, I can't wait

ScottGu posts about ATLAS, the upcoming AJAX framework from the ASP.NET team:

The popularity of AJAX shows the growing demand for richer user experiences over the web. However, developing and debugging AJAX-style web applications is a very difficult task today. To write a rich web UI, you have to know a great deal of DHTML and JavaScript, and have a strong understanding of all the differences and design details of various browsers. There are very few tools to help your design or build these applications easily. Finally, debugging and testing these applications can be very tricky.

If you’ve paid attention to my GotDotNet submissions you’ll already know how much I enjoy using server side code to generate client side functionality via clientside script. I anticipate a lot of fun applications coming your way from the pickabar factory!

Now when do we get a beta drop?