Professional ASP.NET 1.0 Special Edition- P30:Those of us who are Microsoft developers can't help but notice that .NET has received a fair amount of visibility over the
last year or so. This is quite surprising considering that for most of this period, .NET has been in its early infancy and beta
versions. I can't remember any unreleased product that has caused this much interest among developers. And that's
really an important point, because ignoring all the hype and press, .NET really is a product for developers, providing a
great foundation for building all types of applications....