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TVBUG Meeting - DevTeach Edition - May 12 - LINQ to SQL and ADO.NET Data Services
Date: Monday, May 12, 2008 @ 6:00 p.m. Topic: Data Access Layers with LINQ to SQL and ADO.NET Data Services Speaker: Scott Hanselman and Beth Massi, Microsoft Join Scott and Beth as they show you how to build a data access layer using LINQ to SQL and then how to expose the LINQ to SQL entities using ADO.NET Data Services. LINQ to SQL is an O/RM (object relational mapping) implementation that ships in the .NET Framework 3.5, and which allows you to model a relational database using .NET classes. You ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 29, 2008 3:00 AM

TVBUG Meeting - AJAX for ASP.NET - April 2
Date: Wednesday, April 2, 2008 @ 6:30 p.m. Topic: AJAX for ASP.NET Speaker: Justin Lee, ObjectSharp Consulting AJAX for ASP.NET comes in three flavours and this session will look at all of them. First you’ll see how the new AJAX-enabled controls allow you to create ASP.NET applications that are more responsive and more scalable than traditional web-based applications (including the one AJAX control that everyone will use). Then you’ll see how to use control extenders to integrate ASP.NET controls ......

Posted On Wednesday, March 26, 2008 9:24 AM

TVBUG Meeting - SQL CLR - February 20
Date: Monday, February 20Topic: Developing Managed Code in the Database with SQL Server 2005Speaker: Barry Gervin, ObjectSharp Consulting In this session, we will learn how SQL Server 2005 (code name Yukon) acts as a host for the CLR in a secure and reliable manner. The SQLCLR provides good performance for executing managed code that queries the database within the same process as the database engine. We will learn the techniques for creating optimal queries in stored procedures and triggers, and ......

Posted On Monday, February 13, 2006 7:37 AM

Toronto Code Camp 2008
Date: Saturday March 1st, 2008 Event Description: In case you aren't familiar with Code Camps, they are designed to provide a forum for the developer community to speak, network and share ideas. In recent years, many user groups had lost the participation of their members for presentations. This core principle has been overshadowed by commercial aspects and user groups have really drifted from their fundamental purpose. The main tenets of a Code Camp are: By and For the Developer Community: Code ......

Posted On Wednesday, January 16, 2008 4:20 AM

TVBUG Meeting - What's New in VB 9.0 - Dec 13
Date: Thursday, December 13, 2007 @ 6:30 p.m. Topic: What's New in Visual Basic 9.0 Speaker: Rob Windsor, ObjectSharp Consulting Visual Basic is evolving in dramatic ways to help people be more productive when developing enterprise, data-aware applications. The next version of Visual Basic (included with Visual Studio 2008) includes several new language elements, the most significant of these being Language Integrated Query (LINQ). While this session will cover LINQ, the major focus will be the new ......

Posted On Friday, November 23, 2007 7:44 PM

TVBUG Meeting - Introduction to SharePoint 2007 for Developers - November 5
Date: Monday, November 5, 2007 @ 7:00 p.m. <-- Note time change from original post Topic: Introduction to SharePoint 2007 for Developers Speaker: Reza Alirezaei, Development Horizon Corp As a SharePoint developer you must know what types of functionality the SharePoint object model provides, and how to leverage it in order to build custom solutions. During this session attendees will learn the most commonly used objects in the SharePoint object model, including what they are, what they do, and ......

Posted On Thursday, November 1, 2007 1:57 AM

TVBUG Meeting - September 10 - Silverlight
Date: Monday September 10, 2007 @ 6:30 pm Topic: Will Silverlight Change the World? Speaker: Bruce Johnson, ObjectSharp Consulting There is no question that Silverlight is one of the hottest technologies out of Microsoft in quite a while. But as it is with most hyped products, there are elements of truth and not-so-truth to the marketing story. In this presentation, we take a closer look at Silverlight. We will talk not only about what is currently available but also what is expected in the next ......

Posted On Monday, August 27, 2007 2:14 AM

TVBUG Meeting - July 18 - Messaging Patterns for WCF Services
Date: Wednesday, July 18, 2007 @ 6:30 pm Topic: Messaging Patterns for WCF Services Speaker: Michele Leroux Bustamante, IDesign Inc. When you build a distributed enterprise system many flavors message exchange are available to meet the needs of different communication patterns. In this session I will discuss a variety of messaging patterns and how they satisfy different deployment and communication requirements for your services. I’ll discuss approaches for handling large messages such as MTOM and ......

Posted On Thursday, July 5, 2007 4:44 AM

TVBUG Meeting - April 17 - Extending the ObjectDataSource
Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2007 @ 6:30 pm Topic: Extending the ObjectDataSource Speaker: Bruce Johnson, ObjectSharp Consulting One of the more interesting additions to ASP.NET 2.0 is the ObjectDataSource control. Not simply because it allows object of almost any type to be used as the source for binding to the controls on a form. But also because it can be easily extended to fit into a more complete framework. A framework where validation defined on the class can be integrated into the web page. Where ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 17, 2007 4:26 AM

TVBUG Meeting - Feb 19 - VB 6.0 to .NET with COM Interop
Date:Monday, February 19, 2007 @ 6:30 pm Topic:Performing a Phased Migration from VB 6.0 to .NET with COM Interop Speaker:Rob Windsor, ObjectSharp Consulting This session will demonstrate how to use the COM Interop features of the .NET Framework to allow you to do a phased migration of a VB 6.0 application to .NET. It will discuss how to use your existing Active-X components from .NET applications and how build COM awareness into your .NET components and forms so they may be used from VB 6.0 applications. ......

Posted On Friday, January 12, 2007 11:52 PM

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