UPDATED 12th Dec - slides are available at http://www.microsoft.com/uk/partner/events/presentations/default.aspx
This post is mainly for the folks who attended todays ISV Community day - but - you may also find something useful here if you are interested in SQL Server 2005 or WinFX.
I have included here all the important links from my two sessions given it normally takes a while to make the decks available.
The Impact of SQL Server 2005 on Application Architecture:
- General Articles on what we covered
- XML and Databases whitepapers
- Service Broker
- PromptSQL http://www.promptsql.com/
- Spatial Data http://msdn.microsoft.com/sql/learn/prog/clr/default.aspx?pull=/library/en-us/dnsql90/html/tblvalfuncsql.asp
Understanding the Next Wave
- Getting started with WinFX – installing a development environment
- Light reading on WinFX
- Main site
- WinFX SDK online
- Healthcare Video WPF https://channel9.msdn.com/Showpost.aspx?postid=109413
- Microsoft Max http://www.microsoft.com/max
- North Face Video https://channel9.msdn.com/Showpost.aspx?postid=116327
- WinFX/Framework poster/diagram http://blogs.msdn.com/ericnel/archive/2005/12/06/500326.aspx
And finally - a big thank you to all that attended and the great questions. I know several of you will be emailing me - please be patient with me for a reply as I am crunched on time before I start my Christmas leave. I will get back to all of you in January if not before.
Oh - nearly forgot...