Visual Studio 2005 and SQL Server 2005 Launch


With the summer coming to a close and fall upon us so is the Canadian Launch for Visual Studio 2005 and SQL Server 2005.  We are well into the planning for this year big launch for our Canadian Developers and I was able to squeeze the dates out of the planners early.  The Launch tour may just becoming to a city near you:




















































Date



City



Venue


November 8


Toronto


Toronto Congress Centre


November 10


Ottawa


Crowne Plaza Ottawa


November 15


Edmonton


SilverCity West Edmonton Mall


November 17


Victoria


SilverCity Tillicum


November 22


Vancouver


Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre


November 24


Calgary


Calgary Stampede & Exhibition Centre


November 29


Montreal


Centre Mont Royal


December 1


Quebec


StarCite Ste-Foy


December 6


Halifax


Empire Park Lane


December 8


Winnipeg


SilverCity Polo Park


 

Our official Launch site our Canadian Developer Community will be at www.microsoft.ca/launch2005  It is not live yet, but it will be shortly so please stay tuned.


To help Canadian Developers get ready for launch you will probably want to get ahold of the Betas to see what all the improvements and innovation that has been added to the .Net Framework 2.0.



1500 SQL beta cd’s available for free (S&H incl.) specifically for Canadians microsoft.com/technet/previewsqlserver2005/default.mspx


 


VS 2005 beta


http://msdn.microsoft.com/getthebetas/


 


Once you’ve ordered the latest betas and used it to develop a new business solution, share your story for a chance to win an Xbox.  This context closes September 16


www.microsoft.ca/shareyoursuccess



 


Once a week I will try to provide everyone with an early preview of what to expect in Visual Studio.Net 2005 and SQL Server 2005 launch activities and other need to know technical features of the both products.


 


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