Partner OnRamp Training

Among other things, we've got this training going on in LA, Irvine and San Diego this week and next.  Come on down if you are free.  Either WoodyP or I will be around to share all the cool, new stuff.


OnRamp 240 events are designed to provide Partners with an overview of the latest technology training in a half-day (or 240-minute), instructor-led training environment.

The first OnRamp 240 course features Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008.

About This Training

Visual Studio 2008 introduces a host of new features and enhancements that dramatically improve the experience of software developers. In this free half-day, instructor-led session  you will get a chance to see how these improvements are going to make you more productive as you work with the latest platforms and technologies. The session will focus on three areas of development – Web applications, Windows clients, and Office Business Applications. For each area, you will learn about how Microsoft®Visual Studio 2008®.  offers new tools and support for the serious developer.

Target Audience

This event is intended for Custom Development Partners, Application or Software Architects, and Senior Architecture Developers.

Attendee Prerequisites

This event requires some prior experience using  Microsoft® Visual Studio.


Intro and Overview of Visual Studio 2008 Features

Next-Generation Web Applications


Rich Windows Client Applications

Office Client Applications and VSTO

01:55 – 02:00          Wrap-up / Q&A


Visual Studio 2008 OnRamp 240

Level 200 Partner Readiness Schedule


Start Date

Los Angeles, CA



San Diego, CA



Portland, OR



Irvine, CA



Bellevue, WA



San Francisco, CA



Denver, CO



Phoenix, AZ



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