Hi Marcolf. Apologies for the delay on getting back to you. I am responsible for the Atlas section of our "Beginning AJAX with ASP.NET" book. Yes, the latest updates are defifinitely different from the framework that we wrote about. In fact, I was continually checking out chapters through the July CTP to make sure that everything worked. I'll need to work with the editors about how we are going to handle the changes.
In the mean time, are there any specific issues that you are having that I can assist with?
if you are looking for general information, I have started to post general information on new features of the Atlas beta2 framework on http://www.aspnetpdocast.com
. I have a video that talks about the new features of calling web services at http://aspnetpodcast.com/CS11/blogs/...-services.aspx
. I'll soon have one up based on the UpdatePanel.
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