March 23rd Microsoft Developer Dinner for Partners: Developing and Customizing Office 2010 Solutions for SharePoint 2010

March 23rd Microsoft Developer Dinner for Partners: Developing and Customizing Office 2010 Solutions for SharePoint 2010 




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Event Date:  March 23, 2011

Registration:  17:30

Event Time:  18:00 - 20:00

Event Location:
Microsoft Reston Office

12012 Sunset Hills Road
Reston, VA 20190
(703) 673-7600



Welcome to the monthly public sector developer dinner event . For the next several months, we will focus on SharePoint 2010 Development starting January 2011. If you are interested in presenting a topic, please let us know. This objective of this session is to discuss ways in which your SharePoint based solutions can be used conjunction with the cloud. As part of this session, we will look at SharePoint Online that is part of recently announced Microsoft Office365. Additionally, we will look into ways in which SharePoint solutions integrate with Azure, covering areas such as web part development, data programmability, service consumption, and Business Connectivity Services integration.


Ed Hild is the Technology Architect at the Microsoft Technology Center in Reston, VA specializing in Portal and Collaboration solutions. At the MTC, he meets daily with both commercial- and public-sector customer to discuss business requirements and map them to the Microsoft platform. He helps customers understand product features, best practices, and necessary customizations for them to realize SharePoint's full potential. Ed is a dynamic speaker and has previously presented at Microsoft Dev Days, Tech Ed, and Microsoft SharePoint Conference events as well as many local area user groups. He published an advanced SharePoint developer book through Apress entitled "Pro SharePoint 2010 Solution Development." Ed's previous experiences include a high school teacher, government contractor, and lead developer at a Microsoft partner.

What you will learn:

Join Ed Hild in this session over dinner for a comprehensive, developer focused overview of:

  • Techniques that extend Microsoft Office to build custom applications that interact with SharePoint 2010;
  • Leveraging Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office and the Open XML SDK to build applications that seamlessly stand on top of the Office desktop applications and a SharePoint server infrastructure;
  • Demonstrations and code walkthroughs that will highlight best practices, design patterns, and more importantly what not to do;
  • Building new Office interfaces, merge data and documents, and even completely automating the generation of documents on the server


Who Should Attend:

Developers, Architects, and technical managers who are interested in building solutions on the SharePoint 2010 platform.



Attend this event for your chance to win a Zune HD!


Zune HD will be raffled at the conclusion of the dinner.


Notice to all Public Sector Employees: Due to government gift and ethics laws and Microsoft policy, government employees (including military and employees of public education institutions) are not eligible to participate in the raffle.