TechEd Europe Sessions Posted

Some great videos from TechEd Europe were recently posted… If you couldn't make it to Barconlna this year, at least you can hear some of the great talks. Here are a few of my favorites… Please let us hear your feedback!

ASP.NET: Developer and Designer AJAX Bliss with Visual Studio and Expression
Brad Abrams
Explore how the ASP.NET AJAX controls and components remove the complexity from designing rich, interactive experiences, and help you build AJAX-style applications more quickly.

A Lap Around the New Enhancements for Web Developers in Visual Studio Orcas
Bradley Millington
See highlights of the key new Web tools experiences in the Visual Studio "Orcas" product including support for the Atlas framework, JavaScript enhancements, rich support for CSS standards, rapid development of data-bound web pages using DLinq, and more. Also learn about the new Web Application Project and Web Deployment Project enhancements to Visual Studio which adds an alternative Web application development, build and deployment models to the Visual Studio project system offering many of the same conceptual semantics as Web development with Visual Studio 2003 to simplify migration of existing Web applications.

ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit Unleashed
Shawn Burke
The ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit is a set of controls and extenders designed to help ASP.NET developers easily integrate rich client User Interface (UI) features into their Web applications. In this session you will learn how to integrate Toolkit components into your application as well as get an idea of how easy it is to create ASP.NET 2.0 AJAX Extenders using the Toolkit.

AJAX Patterns with the Microsoft AJAX Library
Jeff Prosise and Andres Sanabria
Learn how to incorporate best practices and design patterns for developing next-generation Web applications with ASP.NET AJAX. This session will provide a deep dive on creating lightweight client-side controls, generating optimal script and avoiding many of the common pitfalls of AJAX-style development.

Oh, and I couldn't help but mention a couple of the great talks from Anders Hejlsberg..

Visual Studio: The .NET Language Integrated Query (LINQ) Framework Overview
C# 3.0: Future Directions in Language Innovation


Comments (4)

  1. Thanks for the links!

    One small anomaly/curiosity:

    I downloaded the PPT "C# 3.0: Future Directions in Language Innovation" and then tried to open it in PowerPoint 2007 but I got this error: "The printer Microsoft XPS Document Writer cannot be found"…

    The Printer Spooler service is set to manual (I have no printer) and that is why I get this message. Other ppt files I have work correctly thought. What kind of black voodoo magic makes it mandatory to have a printer to open a powerpoint presentation file?

  2. BradA says:

    Sorry, I no idea… I tried it out for one of the other talks and it worked fine… XPS is part of .NET Framework 3.0, could you try installing that?

    Are others hitting this issue?

  3. Prog says:

    Some great videos from TechEd Europe were recently posted… If you couldn’t make it to Barconlna this

  4. Thanks Brad for the suggestion, but .NET 3.0 is already installed on my laptop. Anyway, this is not an issue at all for me, I just started the service and that was the end of it. Just a curiosity about maybe an unecessary dependency 😉

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