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Here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next week (or so) for the Mid-Atlantic area:

  • Wednesday, November 12, 2008 5:30 PM: PGHDOTNET - Creating a Silverlight 2.0 application that provides asynchronous processing and is drag-n-drop enabled - Ryan Follmer and Ranjit Abbadasari will walk us through building a Silverlight application that provides an interactive user interface with drop-n-drag support. To enhance the user experience, the application will employ asynchronous processing to provide a non-blocking user interface. In addition, the application will feature Drag-n-Drop capabilities that have previously been difficult in a web based environment. While Silverlight provides the basic requirements for Drag-n-Drop, Ryan and Ranjit will present a framework they have developed to provide this capability.
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  • Thursday, November 13, 2008 9:00 AM: Adopting Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Team System - Free seminar hosted by RDA Corporation featuring: - Overview of the new features available in Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Team System - Demonstrations, best practices, and discussions on all four role-specific Team Editions in Visual Studio 2008 Team System - Project management with Team Foundation Server - Leveraging Team Foundation version control - Managing the build process with continuous integration and build automation Presented by Steve Andrews, John Baird, and Ken McArdle. This event will be held at the Microsoft office in Malvern, PA.
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  • Thursday, November 13, 2008 6:30 PM: RSSUG: Building Reports in SQL Server Reporting Services 2008 - Jessica Moss explains how using SQL Server Reporting Services can simplify designing reports, but how do you handle complex report requirements? This session will discuss how to handle these complex scenarios by using the new features of SSRS 2008. We will walk through building reports to showcase these situations. This session will be friendly to people who have experience in either SSRS 2005 or SSRS 2008.
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  • Wednesday, November 19, 2008 6:00 PM: Innsbrook .Net User Group November Meeting - Chris Busse will present on DotNetNuke: A .NET Open Source Web Application Framework. DotNetNuke is an Open Source, .Net-based Content Management System that provides a robust framework for modular web application development. Chris will show some of the core API and framework features that would be of interest to anyone looking to use it as a basis for development.
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  • Wednesday, November 19, 2008 6:45 PM: Frederick .NET Users Group Meeting - 6:45-7:15 PM: Ryan Beach, Intro to WCF, 7:30-8:30 PM: Pete Brown, What's new in Silverlight 2 and other goodies from the PDC. Discussion and demos of some of the new and exciting things from the PDC, primarily related to Silverlight 2. If you missed the PDC, catch up here. If you attended, come and contribute to the discussion.
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  • Wednesday, November 19, 2008 7:00 PM: Done in 60 Seconds: Building a DotNetNuke Membership Provider - This is a repeat of the OpenForce 08 / Dev Connections presentation given by Antonio Chagoury. The Provider Model is a design pattern introduced in .NET to provide a simple way to extend API functionality. DotNetNuke uses this architecture to allow some of its core functionality to be replaced without modifying core code. In this session, Antonio Chagoury will give you a high-level overview of the core Membership Provider (ASPNet Membership) and demonstrate how to build and configure your own custom provider.
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  • Thursday, November 20, 2008 8:30 AM: MSDN Mid-Atlantic Roadshow - MSDN Roadshow is a series of local Microsoft MSDN events for developers, architects and to some extent designers and database professionals. They are delivered by your local Microsoft evangelists and sometimes Microsoft MVPs and influentials, with sessions and contents ranging from overview for beginners to in-depth discussions for intermediate audience. Our first series focuses on web development and Microsoft web technologies. See registration link for agenda. Event will be held at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center Conference Center.
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  • Thursday, November 20, 2008 9:00 AM: Adopting Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Team System - Free seminar hosted by RDA Corporation featuring: - Overview of the new features available in Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Team System - Demonstrations, best practices, and discussions on all four role-specific Team Editions in Visual Studio 2008 Team System - Project management with Team Foundation Server - Leveraging Team Foundation version control - Managing the build process with continuous integration and build automation Presented by Steve Andrews, John Baird, and Ken McArdle. This event will be held at the Microsoft office in Reston, VA.
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  • Thursday, November 20, 2008 6:30 PM: Hampton Roads SQL Server User Group November Meeting - Microsoft Developer Evangelist G. Andrew Duthie will be presenting on Geocoding, RSS, and Mapping, oh my! Come learn about the value of adding location data awareness to your application's RSS feed, and the fun and interesting things you can do with GeoRSS data.
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