MSDN Roadshow Tiki Hut Tour - Winter 2009 In Jax Feb. 19, 2009

Currently the weather in Jax says, "57" however I think in the next couple of days it will be getting alot hotter! The Tiki Hut Tour is coming to Jacksonville, Fl. Febuary 19th from 6:30-9:30. What makes it so hot you ask? Just check out these topics...

Session 1 – jQuery with ASP.NET - JQuery is an open source JavaScript library that has a passionate following among Ajax developers. Microsoft is integrating the open source JQuery library into both the ASP.NET Web Forms and ASP.NET MVC frameworks and providing full product support. Learn how you can take advantage of JQuery to build richly interactive client-side Ajax applications when developing either ASP.NET Web Forms or ASP.NET MVC applications. Also see how JQuery works in combination with ASP.NET AJAX to provide the best framework for building Ajax applications.

Session 2 – Data Services - OnPremise and Off - In the near future, applications will be developed using a combination of custom application code and online building block services, including data-centric services. In this session we discuss advancements in the Microsoft development platform and online service interfaces to enable seamless interaction with data services both on-premises (e.g., ADO.NET Data Services Framework over on-premises SQL Server) and in the cloud (e.g., SQL Server Data Services). Learn how you can leverage existing know-how related to LINQ (Language Integrated Query), data access APIs, data-binding, and more when building applications using online data.

Session 3 – Architecting for the Cloud using Windows Azure - This session provides a tour of the Windows Azure cloud computing platform, an overview of its various components, and explains how these fit together to provide best-of-cloud experiences. We will explore the architecture that links many of the Microsoft .NET services and lets ISVs and businesses deliver compelling solutions. Learn how to compose these services with SQL Data Services to create applications in the cloud and connect them with on-premise systems. We will also examine the next generation of messaging, data, access control, and directory services, and how they fit together to provide a seamless integration into the cloud.

It is an honor to have this Microsoft crew here in Jax, so show your support and Register now!

Speaker’s Bios:
Joe Healy
( ) is the Developer Evangelist for Microsoft Gulf States Accounts, based out of Tampa Florida. Joe’s geographical responsibility is to provide ‘developer care’ for the state of Florida. Joe serves a multitude of clients, from corporate accounts to broad reach events and User Groups. He lectures on various development and architectural topics focused around the .Net Frameworks, Visual Studio.NET, and associated servers. Joe has also served time with, Arthur Andersen, Cap Gemini, EDS, and IBM in various capacities.

Jeff Barnes (Architecture: The Harmony of Mathematical Precision; ) is the Microsoft Architect Evangelist for the Gulf States District where he engages with the local Architect community to help solve tough business problems with leading-edge technology. Jeff has been with Microsoft for over 10 years and has spent over 7 of those years as an architect in the Microsoft Consulting Services organization working with large enterprise customers throughout North America. He especially enjoys the freedom and flexibility that .NET brings to the table in order solve the next generation of tough technical challenges.

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