Visual Studio 2005 beta 2 will be coming soon. Do you know how to use it? Well we’re hosting 100 webcasts during the month of April that will show you how to use it, what's new, and how to get the most out of new solutions that will be highlighted here. Also we’re going to be showcasing SQL Server 2005 here as well. We’ll discuss the .NET Framework integration with SQL Server 2005 and other very cool new capabilities.

 

SQL Server 2005: Discover the Next Paradigm for Database Development

 

Visual Studio 2005 Team System: Power in Simplicity  

 

Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2: Explore Web Development with ASP.NET 2.0 

 

Visual Basic 2005: Accelerate Developer Productivity   

 

Visual Studio 2005: Develop Smart Client Applications

 

Oh yeah and the first 2,000 attendees that attend at least 3 SQL Server webcasts and will out a survey will get a free T-shirts from the SQL Server product team mailed to them. This is while supplies last and only until July 31, 2005. 

 

Also here, the disclaimer on the SQL Server 2005 landing page so no one gets pissed off for not getting a T-shirt after supplies run out:

 

*Software offer good for webcast series attendees who attend and fill out an evaluation. T-shirt offer good for webcast series attendees who attend at least 3 webcasts and submit evaluations for each. T-shirt offer good for the first 2,000 attendees that meet attendance requirements. A webcast evaluation must be submitted to gain attendance credit. This offer is non-transferable. Offer good until July 31, 2005, for attendees who attend the TechNet SQL Server 2005 webcast series. Limit one of each gift per person while supplies last. Microsoft is not responsible for non-delivery of gift due to incorrect postal information provided by respondent. Please allow 6 – 8 weeks after qualifying for shipment.