Monday, June 23, 2008

Cleveland SharePoint User Group June Meeting

Cleveland SharePoint User Group June Meeting
Wednesday, June 25th from 4pm – 6:30pm
Cleveland Microsoft Office
6050 Oak Tree Blvd.
Independence, OH 44131

If you plan on attending the June meeting and have not yet registered, please do so, as we are working with our sponsors to make the event a success!

Be sure to Join the Group (so we can keep you updated on SharePoint User Group meetings and other SharePoint events in the community) and to register for the June meeting (so we are able to ensure appropriate accommodations are made for all June meeting participants).

Topic: Workflow Foundation + SharePoint
This talk covers the basics of Microsoft’s workflow technology (Workflow Foundation) and how it can be applied to typical .NET programming scenarios. SharePoint offers a way for humans to interact with workflows built with this technology. We’ll take a look at what SharePoint workflows offer and how they can be used to complement your business processes.

Presenter : Jeremy Sublett, MVP SharePoint Server, MCSD, MCT
Jeremy Sublett is a software architect and senior partner with Composable Systems, LLC, specializing in SharePoint-based business solutions. Prior to becoming a SharePoint MVP, Jeremy was focused on using the latest Microsoft technology to implement service-oriented applications. Jeremy has worked professionally with Microsoft development technology since 1994 and is a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) for .NET as well as a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). Jeremy contributes regularly to the Microsoft development community by speaking on topics such as ASP.NET, WCF and SharePoint 2007. Recently, Jeremy was asked by Microsoft to be one of three people nation-wide to teach SharePoint development for Microsoft partners.

Please forward to others that may be interested in attending.

The Cleveland SharePoint User Group site is available at http://www.sharepointcleveland.com/.

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Thursday, June 19, 2008

Lansing Day of .Net

The Lansing Day of .Net is scheduled for Saturday, June 21, 2008. A few developers from the Cleveland area are organizing a car pool/convoy to the event. If you're interested in joining, please reply to this post or e-mail sam@clevelanddotnet.info.

CodeStock 2008

CodeStock 2008 is now open for registration!

The event is scheduled for Saturday, August 9th in Knoxville, TN. There are 30 sessions available, a keynote address by respected author and Microsoft MVP Jeff Prosise, and a place to hang out with speakers and other attendees in open spaces style.

CodeStock 2008 will be held at:
Pellissippi State Technical Community College
Lamar Alexander Bldg
10915 Hardin Valley Rd
Knoxville, TN 37933.

Register at: http://codestock.org/Pages/Register.aspx

If you are looking for hotel accomodations, go to http://codestock.org/Pages/Directions.aspx

Pass this on to your friends and coworkers. You can also follow the event on Twitter at http://twitter.com/CodeStock.

For more info, go to http://codestock.org/

If you're interested in attending this event, please reply to this post or e-mail sam@clevelanddotnet.info. If we get enough people we might be able to hop on the Microsoft bus for the trip down south!

Monday, June 09, 2008

SQL Server RC available

Shortly after TechEd 2008, Microsoft announced the availability of Release Candidate 0 (RC0) to TechNet and MSDN subscribers at the following links:

Download SQL Server 2008 RC0 (MSDN subscribers)
Download SQL Server 2008 RC0 (TechNet Plus subscribers)

SQL Server 2008 Release Candidate 0 (RC0) will automatically expire after 180 days. To read more about the new features offered with the new release of SQL Server go to http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/2008/en/us/default.aspx.

For some of the highlight articles, check out the following links:
Record Performance Benchmarks
Virtual Launch Experience
SQL Server Data Services
Brochure
Overview Demo
Product Overview
Virtual Labs