Developer Webcasts This Week: SQL, Mobile Apps, SharePoint, WPF, Windows Embedded

Here is a list of upcoming Developer Webcasts for this week.


Topics include:

1. Accessing data using SQL 2008 – ADO.NET and Service Broker

2. Building Mobile Applications using Visual Studio 2008

3. Developing with SharePoint Server & SharePoint Services

4. Windows Embedded for Medical Solutions

5. What’s New with Windows Presentation Foundation.


MSDN Webcast: 24 Hours of SQL Server 2008:Reach Your Data with SQL Server 2008 (Level 100)

In this webcast, we look at how a company can increase methods of accessing data without the need for complex connections and filters on firewalls. We concentrate on Service Broker and ADO.NET Data Services in this session.

3/5/2008 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)| Duration: 60 Minutes

MSDN Webcast: Building Mobile Applications Using Visual Studio 2008 and the .NET Compact Framework 3.5 (Level 200)

Windows Mobile development is not as difficult as it seems. Join this webcast for a comprehensive walkthrough of the Windows Mobile application development platform, software development kits (SDKs), and tool enhancements for device development in this session. We cover what is new in Windows Mobile 6 SDK, Microsoft Visual Studio 2008, and the Microsoft .NET Compact Framework 3.5.

3/5/2008 12:00 PM Pacific Time - 1:00 PM | Duration: 60 Minutes

MSDN Webcast: Customizing SharePoint Server 2007 (Level 100)

Have you ever wondered how you can use Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, but have your own custom look and feel? In this webcast, we look at the site customization techniques of creating custom MasterPages, Themes, and Layouts to give your Web site your own personalized design.

3/6/2008 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Pacific Time | Duration: 60 Minutes

MSDN Webcast: Office Development in Visual Studio: Windows SharePoint Services Workflow (Level 200)

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 includes workflow capabilities that are based on Windows Workflow Foundation. A workflow can be as simple as automatically moving an uploaded document to the review list or it can be a full application. In this webcast, we show you how to create a Windows SharePoint Services workflow using the tools provided by Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for the Microsoft Office system (VSTO) 3.0.

3/6/2008 12:00 PM- 1:00 PM Pacific Time | Duration: 60 Minutes

MSDN Webcast: Windows Embedded and Medical Solutions (Level 200)


Windows XP Embedded provides a feature-rich graphics and interface bus support that has been used in a variety of applications. In this session, we look at some of the ways Windows XP Embedded can be implemented for medical devices, from user interfaces to test equipment.

3/6/2008 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) | Duration: 60 Minutes

MSDN Webcast: What's New in Windows Presentation Foundation (Level 100)

Learn about the work being done in the Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 release of Windows Presentation Foundation, including improved 3-D capabilities with UIElement3D, increased animation smoothness, and better cookie and FireFox plug-in support for XAML browser applications (XBAPs), in addition to support for AddInControl, Microsoft .NET Language-Integrated Query (LINQ), ADO.NET, and much more!

3/7/2008 1:00 PM- 2:30 PM Pacific Time | Duration: 90 Minutes


 Scott Lum