Join us at our MSDN Unleashed events for the latest tips, tools and technical information you need to build powerful applications and engaging user experiences. We'll show you how SQL Server 2008 delivers new development capabilities, including support for Spatial Data types, a fresh storage mechanism and more. You'll also learn how to leverage the Silverlight platform to build next generation applications for consumers and business. Don't miss these free, live sessions near you.
Session 1: What’s New in SQL Server 2008 for Developers
SQL Server 2008 adds numerous new capabilities for developers – from support for Spatial Data types to a storage mechanism for SQL BLOB data using the NTFS file system, and much, much more. The new release also delivers several improvements to development-related areas, from T-SQL to SQLCLR to XML. This presentation will provide a technical dive into the latest and greatest features you’ll find in SQL Server 2008, while offering insight into how effectively apply them to your upcoming development projects.
Session 2: Build next generation applications with Silverlight 2.0
Silverlight provides a powerful platform for building the next generation of rich interactive applications on the Internet. In this session, we’ll take a look at the programming model and tools that developers and designers can leverage to build these true next generation experiences for consumers and businesses, and demonstrate how to build a rich interactive application (RIA) using Silverlight and Microsoft.NET. We’ll explore how to use Microsoft Visual Studio to create applications, and how to create UI using XAML markup and code, controls, and File I/O.
We’ll also discuss networking, how to retrieve data from a Web service, and various other aspects of building Silverlight applications.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Anyone who designs, develops, or debugs code. If you are an architect, developer or just enjoy curly braces, join us.
WHERE ARE THE EVENTS?
Events are held in 11 cities across Central Region (only a few are listed below, check the site for more). To register for this event, please select a link below.
11/19/08 Downers Grove, IL Register
11/13/08 Waukesha, WI Register
11/11/08 Bloomington, IL Register
12/9/08 Chicago, IL Register
WHAT TIME ARE THESE EVENTS?
1:00pm – 4:00pm