Developer Dinner: Overview of new Portal features in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007

Where: Microsoft Innovation and Technology Center 12012 Sunset Hills Road, Reston, VA 20190 When: Wednesday, December 20, 2006 – 6:00PM – 7:30PM Topic: Overview of new Portal features in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Registration link: or call 1-877-MSEVENT (1-877-673-8368) and reference 1032315278. Abstract: Join us for an Overview of some of the newest…


Slide deck and code from my 12/15 Workflow Foundation webcast

I know I promised I would post it yesterday, but our hosting provider was having technical difficulties which caused the site to be unavailable.  You can grab the code and slide deck here. Don’t forget about Robert’s workshops here.  You might also want to take a look at the Web Client Software Factory which does…



Just in case you haven’t seen it announced anywhere else:). -Marc


Visual Studio 2005 SP1 Released!

Visual Studio 2005 SP1 ReleasedService Pack 1 addresses issues that were found through a combination of customers and partner feedback, as well as internal testing. The issues addressed range in severity from places where the syntax coloring was incorrect to customer reported crashes in various scenarios.  In some areas, more than 50% of the bugs…


Webcast Schedule for January 2007

Register today for our upcoming webcasts! DATE TIME LOCATION TITLE AND REGISTRATION LINK January 4, 2007 11:00 -12:30 EST Webcast Managing Web Services with Windows Communication Foundation January 9, 2007 14:00 -15:30 EST Webcast Adding Mapping Capabilities to your Applications with Virtual Earth January 10, 2007 14:00 -15:00 EST Webcast Process Template Customization January 11,…


Dates for PDC 07 Announced

From time to time, we get asked about the dates for the next Professional Developers Conference.  The PDC is a forward looking developer event that focuses on the future of the Microsoft platform.  Unlike TechEd, there is no set schedule for the PDCs.  Hence the curiosity as to dates. So, if you are one of…


Drawing Circles with the VE API!2BBC66E99FDCDB98!7927.entry This is a question I have been asked a few times about about the VE v4 Map Control.  Now there’s a simpler way to do it than writing your own logic using a polygon or polyline (i.e. borrowing someone else’s logic:))! -Marc


NOVA SQL – December 2006 Meeting – SQL Server 2005 Performance Tuning

Title – SQL Server 2005 Performance Tuning Speaker – David Kress of Symantec and Jeremy Kadlec of Edgewood Solutions Date and Time – Monday, December 18, 2006 @ 7:00 PM Location – AT&T Government Solutions Building @ 1900 Gallows Road Vienna, VA  22182.   Directions – Meeting RSVP – -Marc


Can you add Virtual Earth to your ASP.NET 2.0 applications without writing JavaScript?

Heck yea!  Chris Pietschmann wrote a sweet little server control that does it!  In his own words “PietschSoft.VE is an ASP.NET 2.0 Virtual Earth Server Control. The goal of this control is to allow ASP.NET developers to utilize Virtual Earth mapping within their applications without requiring any JavaScript knowledge.”  The full source code for the…


Virtual Earth Programming Deck and Code

Thanks to everyone who attended the Virtual Earth Public Sector Partner Event or one of my Webcasts this week on Virtual Earth programming.  As promised, here are the download links.  I have broken them up into multiple downloads because it would be a HUGE download otherwise. – Full deck.  The deck has more content than what…