Today (Aug 5 2010) was presented new Open Source Framework named Sprite Image Optimization Framework for ASP.NET. It was represented on CodePlex in the development status: Beta.
The ASP.NET Sprite Control and framework is designed to decrease the amount of time required to request and display a page from a web server by performing a variety of optimizations on the page’s images.
It includes the following components:
- API for automatically generating sprites and inline images;
- Controls and helpers which provide a convenient way of calling into the API.