C# and the .NET framework are fantastic, which is a bit of a strong statement from a committed Delphi developer, but it seriously is fantastic.
Developing ASP.NET sites is much easier than either straight ASP, or ASP + COM, and they run faster, and are more reliable. What more could you ask for,
apart from good support on Linux.
<SITE href="http://www.likemedia.com/classBuilder.aspx" title="ClassBuilder">Fully featured class generator for accessing databases via .Net. has some very cute features and well worth investigating.</SITE>
<SITE href="http://blogs.msdn.com/smourier/archive/2003/06/04/8265.aspx" title="HTML Agility Pack">Fantastic HTML parser that copes with very badly formed real world HTML and outputs well-formed Xml documents.</SITE>
<SITE href="http://www.codeproject.com/csharp/commandlineparser.asp" title="Getting CMD options via relection">A MUST HAVE class that uses attributes to read your applications command line optons. It allows versatile syntax, and it can self-generate the command line help. If you've ever set options via the command line, then download this class right now.</SITE>
<SITE href="http://gborg.postgresql.org/project/npgsql/projdisplay.php" title="Npgsql">Npgsql is a .Net Data Provider for PostgreSQL - I think that one line says everything you need to know.</SITE>
<SITE href="http://www.aspnetemail.com/default.aspx" title="AspnetEmail">They say they are the number 1 smtp client for DotNet.</SITE>
<SITE href="http://www.dynamicpdf.com/" title="DynamicPDF">Classes to dsynamically generate PDFs from both ASP and managed code</SITE>
<SITE href="http://www.carlosag.net/Tools/WebChart/Default.aspx" title="WebChart">Free chart generation component, designed to be used in Web Pages.</SITE></SiteList>
<SITE href="http://www.waldorf.uklinux.net/index.php" title="Waldorf.pixMail">Waldorf.pixMail is a .Net assembly for sending email via SMTP that can be included in your own applications. It came in to being because of some of the shortcomings of Microsoft's MailMessage class. That class is fine for sending plain text emails - but you can't embed images when sending HTML. </SITE>
<SITE href="http://www.systemwebmail.com/default.aspx" title="FAQ for System.Web.Mail">Comprehensive list of questions about using the System.Web.Mail class.</SITE></SiteList>