What do you need to learn about any new technology? Demos, Presentation and Hands-on-Lab.... my experience says these things are enough to start experiencing any new technology ... Training Kit of Visual Studio 2008 containing QUALITY Demos, Presentations and Hands-on-lab about new features and technology in VS 2008.
The Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5 Training Kit includes presentations, hands-on labs, and demos. This content is designed to help you learn how to utilize the Visual Studio 2008 features and a variety of framework technologies including: LINQ, C# 3.0, Visual Basic 9, WCF, WF, WPF, ASP.NET AJAX, VSTO, CardSpace, SilverLight, Mobile and Application Lifecycle Management.
You can download your kit here: http://download.microsoft.com/download/a/a/2/aa24aa27-3e51-4d52-b223-6c3dc40efe42/VisualStudio2008TrainingKit.exe
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