Visual Studio 2005 and SQL Server 2005 Launch

With the summer coming to a close and fall upon us so is the Canadian Launch for Visual Studio 2005 and SQL Server 2005.  We are well into the planning for this year big launch for our Canadian Developers and I was able to squeeze the dates out of the planners early.  The Launch tour may just becoming to a city near you:




November 8


Toronto Congress Centre

November 10


Crowne Plaza Ottawa

November 15


SilverCity West Edmonton Mall

November 17


SilverCity Tillicum

November 22


Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre

November 24


Calgary Stampede & Exhibition Centre

November 29


Centre Mont Royal

December 1


StarCite Ste-Foy

December 6


Empire Park Lane

December 8


SilverCity Polo Park


Our official Launch site our Canadian Developer Community will be at It is not live yet, but it will be shortly so please stay tuned.

To help Canadian Developers get ready for launch you will probably want to get ahold of the Betas to see what all the improvements and innovation that has been added to the .Net Framework 2.0.

1500 SQL beta cd’s available for free (S&H incl.) specifically for Canadians

VS 2005 beta

Once you’ve ordered the latest betas and used it to develop a new business solution, share your story for a chance to win an Xbox. This context closes September 16


Once a week I will try to provide everyone with an early preview of what to expect in Visual Studio.Net 2005 and SQL Server 2005 launch activities and other need to know technical features of the both products.