Monday, September 11th, 2006
Scott Guthrie has announced the “Atlas” 1.0 Naming and Roadmap, which includes the news that Atlas 1.0 will ship around the end of this year, that it will become “fully supported” by Microsoft, and that this means some renaming:
As part of releasing â€œAtlasâ€, we have also finally locked on an official set of product names that we will begin using moving forward. What was formerly called â€œAtlasâ€ will now have a few names:
2) The server-side â€œAtlasâ€ functionality that nicely integrates with ASP.NET will be called the ASP.NET 2.0 AJAX Extensions. As part of this change the tag prefix for the â€œAtlasâ€ controls will change from
to . These controls will also be built-in to ASP.NET vNext.
3) The â€œAtlasâ€ Control Toolkit today is a set of free, shared source controls and components that help you get the most value from the ASP.NET AJAX Extensions. Going forward, the name of the project will change to be the ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit.
We are really excited about being able to get a fully supported 1.0 release out. It will be 100% cross-browser and cross-platform. It will simplify adding rich AJAX functionality to ASP.NET applications, and it will enable hugely improved UX for end users. Getting this functionality into your hands in the most flexible way possible is our number one priority and we think the plan I outline above does just that.
Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:22 pm