JumpStart 2009 Live Services Platform Training in Los Angeles on December 1-2, 2008

Live Services Jumpstart 2009

Want to build traffic, drive user engagement and influence behavior through your Web applications?

Want to ride the social networking and mobility wave in the consumer market?

Join us at the Live Services Jumpstart event in a city nearest to you to explore the full breadth of the consumer components of the Microsoft ‘Software + Services’ Services – Live Services – in several in-depth technical sessions, hands-on code labs and informal Q&A. Microsoft's top engineers and Web development experts will lead you through 2 days of level 300-400 discussions on the latest technologies and upcoming offerings.
Jumpstart your business with Live Services. Register today!

About Live Services
Live Services enables developers to engage large audiences with rich social sharing embedded experiences, and to connect the power and scale of the Web to rich client experiences across a world of digital devices. Live Services:

  1. Provides access to over 400M users and the experiences, relationships and data they care about.
  2. Uses an open standards programming interface and resource model that spans the PC, phone and Web (cloud).
  3. Enables data synchronization and local accessibility across many end points, including PC, phone and Web.
  4. Enables Windows applications and technologies to locally access Web data, enabling new and rich Web experiences.

Live Jumpstart 2009 | Los Angeles, CA

December 1-2, 2008

Microsoft Los Angeles Office

333 South Grand Avenue, Suite 3300

Los Angeles, CA 90071

8.30 – 9.00 AM Introduction
Meet and Greet
9.00 – 10.45 AM Live Services – An All-Up Technical Overview
In this session, we’ll give you the foundation for everything you need to know with regard to Live Services. You could almost only attend this session… but you won’t.
10.45 AM – 11.00AM Break
11.00 AM – 12.00 PM Microsoft online identity – Part I [Live ID 101]
Almost everything in the Live Platform pivots around a person, and people are identities too. We’ll take a quick detour and look at Microsoft’s online identity, specifically Live ID 101, and then we’ll look at delegated authentication which is required for the next session.
12.00 – 1.00 PM Lunch
1.00 – 2.30 PM Communications – Messenger
I’ll “MSN” you! Windows Live Messenger is the world’s largest IM network; tens of millions of people are online concurrently. Presence should be pervasive, apps should be immersive – you’ll learn how to build on top of this powerful network.
2.30 – 2.45PM Break / labs / discussion
2.45 – 4.00 PM Infrastructure services
We’ll talk about Search, Virtual Earth and Silverlight Streaming by Windows Live. These services run at Internet scale and can be used to complement your existing site.
4.00 – 4.30PM Re-cap
4.30 – 6.30 PM Hands-on labs, informal Q&A
8.30 – 9.00 AM Hands-on labs, warm-up
9.00 – 9.30 AM Recap of Day 1
9.30 – 10:00 AM Future Direction of Live Services
The world of Live Services is continually changing. We’ll share the roadmap for the evolution of the Live Services platform.
10.00 – 10.30 AM Resource Model Session
A deep dive into the types of resources that can be stored and synchronized. After you understand the structure, you can start thinking “Sync”.
10.30 – 10.45 AM Break
10.45 – 11.45 AM Cloud APIs
Learn to store and synchronize resources across diverse platforms with the intuitive, REST-based cloud APIs. Whatever programming language you use, there’s a protocol that fits your needs.
11.45 AM – 12.45 PM Lunch
12.45 – 1.45 PM .NET Libraries
There’s more than one way to sync. We’ll show you how to target the platform from rich client applications, Silverlight, JavaScript and more.
1.45 – 2.45 PM Mesh Applications
Learn the true meaning of “write once, run anywhere”. Mesh applications let users access their data wherever they are – online, offline, on the client and in the cloud.
2.45 – 3.00 PM Break / labs / discussion
3.00 – 4.00 PM Microsoft Online Identity – Part II
Identity is a huge topic! In Part II you’ll get the details on federation, client authentication, and how to connect your infrastructure to the Identity backbone.
4.00 – 4.30 PM Re-cap
4.30 – 6.30 PM Hands-on labs, informal Q&A
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