Update: Sorry, it turns out we need to move our geekSpeak to January 8th. Sorry for any inconvenience.

If you get a chance, check out the geekSpeak today (Dec 17, 3:00 EST/12:00 PST) with John Papa. He's got a new book on Silverlight 2 coming out and he's going to talk about data services with Silverlight.

MSDN Webcast: geekSpeak: Silverlight and ADO.NET Data Services with John Papa (Level 200)

Event OverviewData-Driven Services with Silverlight 2

In this geekSpeak, Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) John Papa explores how to consume ADO.NET Data Services from a Microsoft Silverlight 2 application. Be sure to bring your questions about Silverlight for John. The geekSpeak webcast series brings you industry experts in a "talk-radio" format hosted by developer evangelists from Microsoft. These experts share their knowledge and experience about a particular developer technology and are ready to answer your questions in real time during the webcast.


Guest Presenter: John Papa, Trainer, ASPSOFT
John Papa is a Microsoft Visual C# Most Valuable Professional (MVP), International .NET Association (INETA) speaker, member of the WPF and Silverlight Insiders, consultant, speaker, author, and trainer for ASPSOFT. He specializes in professional application development with Microsoft technologies, including Microsoft Visual Basic, Visual C#, Microsoft .NET, and Microsoft SQL Server. John has written over 60 articles and authored several books on data access technologies, including ASP.NET, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Microsoft Silverlight, ADO.NET, XML, and SQL Server. He can often be found speaking at industry conferences such as VSLive and DevConnections and viewed on MSDN webcasts. John is currently working on his upcoming book Data-Driven Services with Silverlight 2 (O'Reilly, 2009). You can always find John at http://johnpapa.net