Update: You can find copies of the presentations we used at the following URLs:
- Building Better Websites (Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007)
- Developing Web Applications Today (Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007)
If you have any questions about these presentation, please feel free to let us know!
A lot of people who have attended realDevelopment so far, are clamoring for the different resources mentioned in the talk. Here's a list of the tools and resources mentioned and their link.
- Imagine Cup - Help Canadian students succeed and make a difference by signing up teachers and students on the Imagine Cup website
- Local user group pages - Join user groups to network with your peers and get free technical training
- ASP.NET Starter Kit for Clubs - Download and use the starter kit featured in the tour!
- Ignite your Career webcasts - Get great developer career advice from industry experts
- Code Awards - Nominate yourself, a friend or a team for career recognition and a chance to win great prizes
Session 1 Links:
- Threat Modeling Blog - Download the free Microsoft Threat Analysis and Modeling Tool
- IE Team Blog site - Download the free IE6/IE7 Virtual PC Image. Great resources for Web developers!
- Webxact test page for conformity and accessibility - Test your webpage for accessibility
- PW Speak Web Reader - Download this free screen reader to test the accessibility of your website
- W3C Markup validation service - Test your XHTML to see if it will run in most browsers
- ASP.NET Ajax Toolkit - Add AJAX functionality easily to your website
- XMethods - Find lots of great Web services to use on your website
- Live Services for developers - Use Maps, Search, Authentication, Contacts, Photos and Rich Media to enhance your website!
- Fiddler - Web debugging Proxy - Free tool to examine your asynchronous AJAX traffic
- Nikhil Kothari's projects - Download great tools to build your Web developer toolkit
Session 2 Links:
- Mohammad Akif's blog for architects - Sign up for webcasts to help you think like an architect
- Enterprise Library - Use Microsoft application blocks to implement best practices
- Data Access Application Block - Use best practices connecting to databases
- Windows Live ID Web Authentication SDK (new) - Integrate external services such as Live ID with ASP.NET Membership
- Web Application Stress Tool - Download this free tool for testing the performance of your website
- DebugView - Download this free tool to quietly debug and trace your production website