New Resource Kit from Microsoft

October 30, 2003

Still not enough <a href=”http://weblogs.asp.net/mlafleur/posts/34587.aspx” target=_blank>free</a> <a href=”http://weblogs.asp.net/mlafleur/posts/34590.aspx” target=_blank>stuff</a> for you tonight? How about one more?

Microsoft released a free <a href=”http://msdn.microsoft.com/vbasic/vbrkit/default.aspx” target=_blank>Visual Basic .NET Resource kit</a>. And even if you are not a VB developer, it is worth a look. Among it’s contents are free (yes, as in beer) copies of several big name .NET components:

When people ask why I develop for Windows, I always point to things like this. Microsoft real does bend over backwards to ensure developing applications for their platform is both easy and affordable.