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Visual Studio 2008 and Longhorn Server Event – July 13th, Alpharetta, Georgia

Visual Studio 2008Visual Studio 2008 (formerly known as Visual Studio code name “Orcas”) delivers on Microsoft’s vision of enabling developers and development teams to rapidly create connected applications with compelling user experiences for Windows Vista, the 2007 Microsoft Office system, mobile devices and the Web.

Please join us for An Overview of Visual Studio 2008 and Windows Server “Longhorn” on July 13th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Microsoft Alpharetta Office.  This is a great opportunity to hear from Microsoft’s Evangelism team about some of the technologies that matter most to you.  From AJAX to next-generation user experiences, from standards-based web services to using Office for business applications, this event will show you the latest in the Microsoft developer’s toolbox and the architect’s arsenal.  We will have several fun giveaways throughout the event as well as at the end of the day, so make sure you plan to stay for the entire event!

To attend, please register online.


Friday, July 13th

9:00 am – 5:00 pm EST


Microsoft Alpharetta Office

Piedmont and Centennial Conference Rooms

1125 Sanctuary Parkway

Suite 300

Alpharetta, Georgia, 30004

Click for driving directions


Lunch will be provided for attendees. 



Session Title

Topics Covered

9:00 am

What’s New in Longhorn Server for Developers

New APIs and features in Longhorn, IIS7

10:00 am

Lap Around Visual Studio 2008 and .NET 3.5

Framework versions, multi-targeting, LINQ, web tools enhancements, WF and WCF tooling support

11:30 am

Lunch will be provided to attendees


12:30 pm

Developing Workflow and Service Solutions

Windows Workflow Foundation, Windows Communication Foundation

1:45 pm

Building AJAX, REST, and RSS Services

ASP.NET, Windows Communication Foundation

3:00 pm

Using and Extending IIS7

HttpModules, global configuration

4:00 pm

Building Office Business Applications with Visual Studio Tools for Office

Outlook, Word, and Excel integration through Visual Studio

To attend, please make sure to register for the event online.