Here are the upcoming Developer Webcasts for this week. All of these webcasts are free of charge. Topics include: Xbox Game development, SharePoint development, Testing Windows Mobile development, Benko Tips on Visual Studio, WPF and ADO & Silverlight development.
In this webcast, we demonstrate how to take advantage of Windows Live services for Internet-facing sites using Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies. With more than 400 million users, Windows Live services lets you integrate your Web presence with services like Windows Live Contacts and extend your reach into a vibrant community with Windows Live Messenger. Presenter: Eric Shupps, President, BinaryWave
12/16/2008 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)| Duration: 60 Minutes
In this second part of the webcast series, we dive deep into the details around submitting your game, including how to prepare and submit trailer videos and box art, tweaking your submissions for international sale, and getting the most out of the peer review process with Playtest. If you are serious about getting your game on Xbox LIVE Community Games, do not miss this webcast. Presenter: Kathleen Sanders, Community Product Manager, Microsoft Corporation
12/16/2008 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Pacific Time | Duration: 60 Minutes
In this webcast, we take tips to a whole new level. We go to the source and ask the experts. Mike Benkovich and a few special guests discuss how to use Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 to develop, test, and debug code. We look at how you can get the most from Visual Studio and really make it sing. BenkoTips Live and On-Demand brings events to you. This webcast series is dedicated to helping developers explore the possible. Join us each week as we take a look at what is new for developers, and see how to take advantage of the tools that developers use. From Microsoft Silverlight to Windows SharePoint Services, from Microsoft .NET Framework to Visual Studio, from Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0 to membership, we explore it all.
12/17/2008 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time | Duration: 60 Minutes
In this sample-filled webcast, we show you how to debug and test your Windows Mobile applications so you can to improve the quality of your code. There are a number of strategies to debug and test your Windows Mobile applications. You can make use of a number of different loggers, add debug messages or tracing code to your application, and make use of the Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 debugger. Additionally, you can also use the test tools that ship with the Windows Mobile software development kits (SDKs) to test your application under stress. Presenters: Constanze Roman, Microsoft Corporation, Joshua Partlow, Microsoft Corporation, and Maarten Struys, Embedded Evangelist, PTS Netherlands
12/17/2008 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Pacific Time | Duration: 60 Minutes
Join us to explore the Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) application model. WPF will be the de facto programming model for Windows native client applications. Jennifer Lee, from the WPF products team, discusses what’s new in the application model realm for Windows Presentation Foundation version 3.5 Service Pack 1 (SP1). Topics include the improved cold start, splash screen, and a demonstration of HTML and XAML browser applications (XBAPs) using the new Web-browser control, and you get to ask questions directly to the people with their hands on WPF.
12/17/2008 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Pacific Time | Duration: 60 Minutes
In this geekSpeak, Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) John Papa explores how to consume ADO.NET Data Services from a Microsoft Silverlight 2 application. Guest Presenter: John Papa, Trainer, ASPSOFT
12/17/2008 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Pacific Time | Duration: 60 Minutes
Now you can automatically wrap any ASP.NET control, using a simple integrated wizard to enhance the Visual WebGui power in developing and running data centric applications. This wrapper grants you the power to add any ASP.NET control to the WinForms 58 out-of-the-box controls that Visual WebGui offers as a standard. Presenter: Eyal Albert, Developer Experience Manager, Gizmox Ltd
12/18/2008 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time | Duration: 60 Minutes
One of the most compelling features for users of Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies is the ease and power of its integrated search. In this webcast, we show you how to enable search for your .COM site and how to enable creation of a search scope. We also explain how to customize the search results for just the look and feel you want for your Internet site. Presenter: Robert Bogue, President, Thor Projects
12/18/2008 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Pacific Time | Duration: 60 Minutes