In April and May I conducted a series of 7 Partner briefings across the East Region targeting the Microsoft ProDev Partner Community.  Since arriving back from TechEd last week, I've been hard at work crunching the numbers from the event to help me better understand the most important initiatives Microsoft's Partners are focusing on today.image  Of the 63 unique initiatives identified, It comes as no surprise that SharePoint tops the list as shown in the following table:

With some recent releases around TechEd Developers USA I wanted to update you on the latest in SharePoint Development resources.

SharePoint Development for .NET Developers

A new landing page for SharePoint developers with lots of new content. Everything from videos and online MSDN Virtual Labs to sample PPTs and Demos for presentations.

http://MSSharePointDevelopers.com

Visual Studio 2008 extensions for SharePoint

Provides project templates for SharePoint artifacts and F5 solution debugging on Visual Studio 2008.

Download Here

Visual Studio extensions for SharePoint User Guide

150 Page User Guide for the Visual Studio extensions for SharePoint including tool descriptions and step by step how to guide’s for each project template including workflow.

Download Here

Full Day SharePoint WebCast Wed June 11th

Although the Live event is full, you can still register for the Webcast.

Register Here

A getting started with SharePoint flyer

One side is for IT Professionals and the other side is for developers. Feel free to print these and leave behind on with your SharePoint customers.

Download here

SharePoint Developer and Programming Forum

The forum has assigned resources so customers and partners can get answers.

Access the forum here.

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