A Guide to What’s New for Web Developers – WebMatrix, ASP.NET MVC 3, and More

Last week, a set of new technologies was released: WebMatrix 1.0, ASP.NET MVC 3, IIS 7.5 Express, SQL Server Compact 4.0, Orchard, Web Deploy 2.0, Web Farm Framework 2.0, and NuGet.  I’ll briefly introduce each release in this post, but here are some overviews I’d recommend: Blog post: Scott Guthrie – Details aplenty. Blog post:…

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Seacoast SQL Server – A New Group in Portsmouth, NH

There’s a new SQL Server user group coming in April to Portsmouth, NH, offering opportunities to network and to learn about various SQL Server topics.  The Seacoast SQL Server Users Group’s first meeting will be on April 13th featuring Grant Fritchey:     Seacoast SQL Server Users Group     April 13th, 6 PM     “Understanding Execution…

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New SQL Server Group in Hartford, CT

There is a new SQL Server user group forming that will meet quarterly in the Hartford, CT area.  The first meeting is April 7th (note that it’s during the day, with lunch included):     Hartford SQL Server User’s Group     April 7, 12-4 PM     Microsoft Offices at 74 Batterson Park Rd, Farmington, CT    …

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Reminder for Saturday’s New England Data Camp v2.0

With 27 sessions and over 450 people registered (and a bit of room left for more), this Saturday’s free New England Data Camp v2 / SQL Saturday #34 is shaping up to be an event not to be missed.     New England Data Camp v2.0 / SQL Saturday #34        Saturday, January 30, 2010      …

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New England Data Camp v2.0 / SQL Saturday 34

Back in January, the New England SQL Server Users Group and Southern New England SQL Server Users Group combined forces to host New England Data Camp v1.0.  It was a solid success, bringing a focus on all things data to a large Code Camp style event. I’m glad to pass along word that the event…

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SQL Server 2008 Developer Training Kit Now Available

The SQL Server 2008 Developer Training Kit, a useful collection of presentations, demos, and hands-on labs for learning about SQL Server 2008 from a developer’s perspective is now available. The SQL Server 2008 Developer Training Kit will help you understand how to build web applications which deeply exploit the rich data types, programming models and…

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New England Data Camp v1.0 – January 24th

Adam Machanic, with the New England SQL Server Users Group and Southern New England SQL Server Users Group, has been working to create a data-focused event based on the Code Camp concept.  New England Data Camp v1.0 will be on January 24th from 8:15 AM to 5:30 PM at the Microsoft offices in Waltham, MA….

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Free SQL Server 2008 Event in Boston on November 12th

Looking for the latest on SQL Server 2008?  Join Adam Machanic for a free event on November 12th in Boston where he’ll spend the morning (8-12) sharing many details of SQL Server 2008: Learn more about SQL Server 2008 and the new enhanced capabilities of the product.  We’ll be exploring security and database management, how…

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First Western NY Pro. Assoc. for SQL Server (PASS) Meeting on Sept. 11

Are you working with SQL Server in the western upstate NY?  I’m happy to pass (no pun intended) along word that the first meeting of the Western NY PASS (Professional Association for SQL Server) will be on September 11th in Buffalo, with a focus on disaster recovery techniques: We would like to invite you the…

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New England SQL Server User Group Special Event – 5/8

Adam Machanic sends word that the New England SQL Server User Group is hosting a special event on May 8th at 6:30 in Waltham.  Microsoft’s Craig Freedman, on the SQL Server team in Redmond, will be visiting to speak on “Understanding Query Processing and Query Plans in SQL Server”: Have you ever wondered how the…

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