Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Fairfield/WestChester,StamFord, CT CodeCamp Photos

Fairfield/Westchester Code Camp Speaker's Photos are available for viewing at
Mark Fredman 's blog.

Thanks Mark for hosting such great event and providing me an opportunity to speak.

Saturday, November 8, 2008

My Speaking on AJAX & SilverLight at StamFord ,CT CodeCamp

I will be giving a presentation entitled "Building Reach and Rich Internet Applciations using AJAX & Silverlight” for Microsoft .Net Developers at the "FairField/WestChester" Code Camp today (sorry for the late notice!) in STAMFORD, CT.

My Session Agenda:
This session will target how to create web applications for broader reach using AJAX. I will cover AJAX Architecture and Features and Controls and Practical Implementations of AJAX in Real World Applications. This session also covers how to create ASP.Net applications using Silverlight 2.0, which is making its way into websites around the world to Build Rich Internet Applications (RIA).

CodeCamp Speakers:
2008 Schedule
Updated 2008-11-05 8:40pm

Track 1 New Technologies
Track 2 Web 2.0Agile Dev
Track 3 Data
Track 4 Programming Languages and Techniques
8:00 - 8:15
General Session
8:15 - 8:25 Break
8:25 - 9:40
Building Applications with Microsoft Cloud ServicesBill Zack
Build Reach and Rich Internet Applications using AJAX & SilverLight 2.0 RajaSekhar Karumuru
Introduction to the ADO.NET Entity Framework Aaron Armstrong
Building a Basic Text Messaging System using Behavior Driven Development with Mock Objects Edwin Ames
9:40 - 9:50 Break
9:50 - 11:05
Microsoft's MVC Framework Peter Laudati
Next Generation User Interfaces using Microsoft Expression Studio David Isbitski
BI For the .NET Guy Don Demsak
An Introduction To F# and Functional Programming John Avery,Ivan Krivyakov,Rick Minerich
11:05 - 11:15 Break
11:15 - 12:30
Applying and Leveraging LINQ: When You Should, When You Shouldn't, and Why (Part 1)Richard Hale Shaw
Test-Driven Development Live! Jason Sliss
Distributed Data Chris Shain
Beginning Compact Framework Development John Baird
12:30 - 1:15
LINQ & C# 3.0 Q&A (Special Lunch Session)Richard Hale Shaw
1:15 - 2:30
Applying and Leveraging LINQ: When You Should, When You Shouldn't, and Why (Part 2)Richard Hale Shaw
Developing Applications Using Live Framework Dmitry Lyalin
Charts and Gauges with Reporting Services 2008 Sunil Kadimdiwan
.NET Concurrency Robert Sedor
2:30 - 2:40 Break
2:40 - 3:55
WCF+Silverlight Allan da Costa Pinto
Agile Games Michael de la Maza
Microsoft SQL Data Services (SDS) Bill Zack
Virtualization for Developers David Douglass
3:55 - 4:05 Break
4:05 - 5:20
What I Saw at the PDC Allan da Costa Pinto
Adding Speech Recognition to your Application Phil Denoncourt
Big Data: Working with Terabytes in SQL Server Andrew Novick
Parallel Extensions to the .NET Framework Louis Hendricks
5:20 - 5:30 Break
5:30 - 6:00 General Session

If you would like to make to it, sign up here for the Code Camp.

Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Azure Services Platform(Cloud) from Microsoft

Microsoft announced Azure aka cloud services at PDC 2008.please note that this is not a brand new technology .It provides additional services to the applciations developed based on existing Technology.
Here is the official link from Microsoft for Azure/Cloud services.

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Sunday, October 19, 2008

All About Visual Studio 2008 SP1

What's new in Sp1

To obtain Visual Studio 2008 SP1, visit the following Microsoft Web site: (
This package installs the service pack for Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Standard, Professional, and Team Editions.

To obtain Visual Studio 2008 SP1 for Express Editions, visit the following Microsoft Web site: (

Open Source Projects of MIcrosoft

Open Source Projects of MIcrosoft are available here

All About LINQ

Here is the link for LINQ.

Silver Light

Click here to lean about Silver Light .

Microsoft's Unified Platform for Learning

Here is the place where you can install and learn all the upcoming software from Microsoft.

WCF 3.5

Getting Started with Windows Communication Foundation

WCF RoadShow Sample Code