Looking to get up to speed on ASP.NET 2.0, or learn how to transition your skills from JSP, PHP, or ColdFusion? Check out http://www.learn2asp.net/. Through April 17th, register for and view 3 ASP.NET 2.0 webcasts (either live or on-demand), and you'll be eligible to receive an ASP.NET 2.0 Development Pack, including:
- Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 Standard Edition (Not for Resale)
- Five chapters of Programming ASP.NET 2.0 Core Reference, by Dino Esposito
- A 30-day hosting account to try out your custom Web applications
- Microsoft Developer Security DVD with how-tos, white papers, tools, webcasts, and code samples that demonstrate how to write more secure code
- A 50% discount on a Microsoft Certified Professional Exam so you can add your new skills to your resume
- A voucher that allows you to buy Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition with an MSDN® Professional Subscription at renewal pricing (a $400 savings)
That's about $400 worth of software and freebies for a small investment of time (and time that you'll be learning new stuff).