Events This Week – July 14th, 2009

Here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next week (or so) for the Mid-Atlantic area…this list includes events imported from the UGSS event calendar, and all events entered in Community Megaphone are also automatically synced to the UGSS event calendar:

Capital Area SharePoint User Group July 2009 Meeting
Tuesday, July 14, 2009 6:00 PM, Rockville , MD
SPEAKER: Sahil Malik TITLE: SharePoint and Silverlight, perfect together
ABSTRACT: Silverlight is one of the most exciting things to come out of Microsoft lately. In this session, Sahil cooks up a practical and interesting completely hands-on demonstration of how to use Silverlight in SharePoint. Not only does he talk of various details of Silverlight, along with proper deployment of Silverlight projects in SharePoint, he also mixes WCF and demonstrates using Silverlight with full access to the SharePoint object model. You should attend if you are interested in either Silverlight, SharePoint, WCF, or any mixture of the above.
BIO: Sahil Malik, the founder and principal of Winsmarts, has been a Microsoft MVP and INETA Speaker for the past many years, author of many books and numerous articles, consultant and trainer who delivers training and talks at conferences internationally.
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Hampton Roads .NET Users Group
Tuesday, July 14, 2009 6:30 PM, Chesapeake, VA
Dissecting A Look at a Real World .NET MVC Implementation The ASP.NET MVC Framework provides a powerful Model View Controller (MVC) approach to building web applications, and provides separation of concerns, increased testability, control over HTML output, and intuitive URLs. We will start by looking at building a model framework with LINQ to SQL, including validation and model binding. Then, we'll explore a custom generics-based repository and services implementation. Finally, we'll tie it all together with a look at Views and jQuery.
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PARTNER BRIEFING - Platform 2009: The Client
Tuesday, July 21, 2009 12:00 PM, Online
Microsoft’s client platform encompasses multiple technologies and user experience offerings. This session will cover WPF, Silverlight, IE 8, and Microsoft Office and will help partners identify current and future opportunities to leverage the power of the client. Target Audience: Business and technical thought leaders working for a Microsoft custom application development partner organization.
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PARTNER BRIEFING - 2009 Services Platform: Azure, Live Mesh and Live Services
Thursday, July 23, 2009 12:00 PM, Online
Gain a high level overview of Windows Azure, Microsoft's cloud computing services. Topics covered include basic platform features and functionality, overall benefits, and the common scenarios for using Windows Azure. We will also discuss how the Azure Services Platform applies to the partner business by creating new services-based opportunities across the Microsoft partner and customer ecosystem. Target Audience: Business and technical thought leaders working for a Microsoft custom application development partner organization.
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Central VA DotNetNuke: Securing DNN for the Internet
Thursday, July 23, 2009 7:00 PM, Richmond, VA
Overview of areas in DNN that can be stripped out to increase security, publishing DNN from a Content Management System to a locked down public web site. Ron Decker is currently working on converting the public website to DotNetNuke and has created some unique and effective ways to increase the security of a public DNN site that is edited from within a local intranet that he'll share in this presentation.
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