ASP.NET 2.0 coming to a location near you...

Hello children,

I’ll be back presenting at MSDN events this quarter starting August 2nd. Our focus is going to be entirely ASP.NET 2.0. Here’s what my current schedule looks like (all times are local to the location) :

Location Date & Time To register
The Metreon, San Francisco, CA 8/2/2005, 1pm Click here!
Peppermill Hotel Casino, Reno, NV 8/4/2005, 1pm Click here!
Dublin, CA 8/30/2005, 1pm Click here!
Natomas Marketplace, Sacramento, CA 9/1/2005, 1pm Click here!

Topics include :

Developing Compelling User Interfaces with Ease in ASP.NET 2.0

ASP.NET 2.0 takes Web UIs to a whole new level with a fresh set of rich controls and IDE features. In this session, you'll learn how to:

  • Establish a common look & feel using Master Pages
  • "Skin" your site with Themes
  • Manage the navigation of your site through site maps and navigation controls

Data Access with ADO.NET 2.0 and ASP.NET 2.0

ADO.NET 2.0 drastically lessens the effort required to access data from your ASP.NET 2.0 Web application, freeing you to focus on what matters most – implementing your business logic – and introduces new objects, controls and techniques. This session illustrates how to:

  • Work with declarative data sources
  • Utilize data binding
  • Pass parameters to data sources without code
  • Bind to hierarchical data
  • Bind to business objects
  • Use typed DataSets and TableAdapters

Building High Performance Applications with ASP.NET 2.0

In this session, we'll explore the many improvements in ASP.NET 2.0 that will help you get maximum performance from your web sites, including:

  • Configuring page output caching
  • Caching a data source
  • SQL cache invalidation
  • Using post cache substitution
  • Using client callbacks from your ASP.NET page

These are the events I’ll be presenting at, but if you don’t see your city (or a city near you) in the list above, please visit the MSDN events site.