My colleague Joe Healy has assembled an amazing weekend of activity, nicely squeezed between the Developer and Infrastructure weeks at TechEd Orlando. There is a site that lists all the activities, which include Code Camps, .NET Us, Open Space discussions SQL seminars, and a bunch of other awesome stuff.

Since I am helping him out with the .NET U stuff, I figured I'd blog that stuff here as well.

We are having 3 .NET Universities run concurrently on Sunday. All registered attendees will receive their .NET U Alumni t-shirt, a .NET U *graduate* certificate, and a couple of books. And we may just drop class pictures on the site as well. Here are the courses with the Registration links:

.NET U presents: BizTalk Basics - A 4-part technical overview of BizTalk Server 2006, covering the essential aspects of getting BizTalk rolling in your IT department. This series is being delivered by BizTalk guru extraordinaire Jeff Barnes. Jeff is also including a bonus topic on RFID.



.NET U presents: SharePoint Fundamentals - a 4-part series discussing everything from installation through Web Parts with Windows SharePoint Services. This track is being delivered by some of the top SharePoint talent in the community, including Josh Carlisle, Mikhail Dikov, Jacob Sanford, Doug Ware, and Ted Pattison.



.NET U presents: Building Service-based applications in .NET - This session includes thorough technical primers on Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), Windows WorkFlow Foundation (WF), WorkFlow Services, and the new *Web programming* model in WCF (REST, JSON, and RSS). Rockstar presenters Bill Zentmayer, Bayer White, Noah Subrin, and Glen Gordon will show you the way to get started building service-based applications with the .NET Framework.


Hope to see a bunch of you there. Remember, this event is a free, community event, and not just for TechEd attendees. So feel free to come down, catch some sun, and enjoy a monster weekend of content.