The WCF REST Starter Kit Preview 2 has finally given me the client-side REST API I've be longing for in .NET.  It's called HttpClient, and it makes programming against REST services very easy from within any .NET application. I want to show you how easy it really is…

If this code sample is worth a thousand words, then this video must be worth a trillion (sorry, I can only think in trillions these days).

httpclient-consuming-twitter-in-under-3-minutes-200 

Twitter read/write in under 3 minutes.