//build session: On the Shoulders of Giants: Building Apps that Consume Modern SaaS Endpoints with Visual Studio 2015

Dave Carrol @DCarroll and I just finished presenting a session for consuming services using the new Add Connected Services experience in Visual Studio. For info on Connected Services: https://aka.ms/ConnectedServices General info  https://aka.ms/ConnectedServicesSDK for building a Connected Service I also want to take another chance to thank  Tanner Lindsay www.TannerLindsay.com and LANDESK www.LANDESK.com  for letting us talk to their…

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Offline Microsoft Silverlight Applications

At Tech Ed US in Atlanta this week I presented a session for building Offline Silvelright Applications. The session covered an end to end solution for developing applications, building on the work we’ve done with relative Sync technologies, local storage and the common feedback we’ve head over the last several years of working on these…

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Demos, Presentations, Links, Screencasts and Videos for SQL Server Compact

I often find it hard to find my own demos scattered throughout my blog, so figured I’d just create a single posting that had all my current demos and powerpoints. Recent Presentations at PDC and Tech Ed SQL Server Compact Overview (lots of demos with supporting slides)  This was a very demo heavy deck with…

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Tech Ed EMEA 08 Powerpoints and Demos

Another great year in Barcelona.  In addition to the sessions below, we had several nights out on the town.  As usual, we had the Microsoft Regional Director get togethers.  It’s always interesting when you have social geeks out on the town.  Chris Menegay and I decided to make it a late night on Friday.  I had…

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Heading to Tech Ed EMEA Barcelona

I always love going to Barcelona.  Sure, it’s a great city, and loved riding motorcycles into the mountains last year with my wife; but it’s just a great event to attend and present. It sort of like PDC and Tech Ed US wrapped into one event.  Anyway, I’ll be giving two presentations this year, and…

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Compact Tips & Tricks at the Redmond We-Dig users group

This Wednesday, November 5th 2008, I’ll be giving doing a local users group presentation that will cover some of the perf tips from PDC and some client database deployment tips for deploying and versioning local databases.  I’ll be giving a talk on script based deployment at Tech Ed EMEA in 2 weeks, so this is…

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PDC 2008 – Embedding SQL Server Compact In Desktop And Device Applications

This week I presented a session on SQL Server Compact.  Video Recording of the session is here.  The session focused on 3 main topics: Why SQL Server Compact “changes the game” for how you might think about leveraging a database in your app Performance of SQL Server Compact Interesting scenarios you can use a local…

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MSDN Webcast: Introducing SQL Server Compact 3.5

On Wednesday, Jan 16th ’08 from 9am-10am PST time, I’ll be doing an MSDN Live webcast covering an introduction to SQL Server Compact 3.5.  This will be my first public presentation of SQL Server Compact since we’ve shipped last November.  Working at Microsoft is interesting.  Because of the ship cycles, by the time we’ve shipped…

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Application Services – Optimizing Online, Enabling Offline clients

Saurab, a PM on the UiFX team posted a screencast on the new application services coming in Visual Studio Orcas enabling settings to be cached locally, and synchronized with the profile store in ASP.net.  He also demonstrates caching authentication and roles as well. http://blogs.msdn.com/saurabh/archive/2006/11/27/live-from-redmond-client-application-services-in-orcas.aspx The screencast is a bit old, and seems sluggish, so for…

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First look at the Visual Studio Orcas Sync Designer

Here’s part 1 of the new Sync Designer.  In this screen cast I walk through how to cache lookup tables locally.  In this screencast I use the 2 tier sync, starting simple.  In the next screencast I’ll show how to take the same designer, and split it across N tier to keep the intimate knowledge…

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