Though I managed to sneak away for some vacation time this week, it's clearly been a busy time for the product teams. Here's a summary of the recently-released betas and updates with links for more information:
Both include support for Silverlight 1.0 RC.
Details on the Expression Site.
Visual Studio & .NET Framework
Includes Silverlight support (asp:Media, asp:Xaml), AJAX extensions, application services, dynamic language support, and dynamic data controls.
Soma describes the release on his blog.
More details on Brad Abrams' blog (second half of the post).
Ajax Control Toolkit
Update to support the Beta 2's of VS2008 and .NET 3.5.
Details on Delay's blog.
- IronRuby Pre Alpha source preview
Enjoy your explorations!