Microsoft has today announced 2 new Beta software releases as part of their web technology stack; ASP.NET MVC 3 Beta and WebMatrix Beta 2.
WebMatrix Beta 2 is an update to the Beta 1 released a few months ago. WebMatrix is a development tool aimed at those getting started in the ASP.NET world, with tools to help quickly start with existing open source projects such as WordPress. It includes all the software needed to test and debug ASP.NET applications in one small package. Today’s release includes the ability to use the Razor view engine when building ASP.NET web pages; the template projects now use HTML 5 and CSS 3; and there is a new Toolkit providing helpers for Analytics, Facebook integration, Twitter sharing and more.