Here’s a list of Microsoft developer webcasts for the week of January 22nd. This week’s topics include Visual Studio 2008 Shell, VSX, VS Tools for Applications, Cross Platform environments, SQL Compact Service for ADO, Web Client Factory and Windows Embedded.

MSDN Webcast: VSX: Extend Your Development Experience with Visual Studio 2008 (Level 100)

The Microsoft Visual Studio development system is not only an industry-leading suite of development tools, it is also an open and extensible platform. In this webcast, we provide an overview of how you can use Visual Studio Extensibility, including the Visual Studio Shell and DSL Tools.

1/21/2008 9:00 AM -10:00 AM Pacific Time | Duration:60 Minutes

 

MSDN Webcast: Build Tools for Any Platform with the Visual Studio 2008 Shell (Level 300)

With the Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Shell, Visual Studio becomes a tool for almost any platform. Whether you are looking to build an "express" edition for your programming language product or you want to build an integrated development environment (IDE) for specialized control systems, the royalty-free Visual Studio Shell can help you cut costs and focus on your areas of expertise. In this session, we demonstrate how to use the Visual Studio Shell to build custom tools for a broad range of applications.

1/22/2008 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Pacific Time | Duration:60 Minutes

 

MSDN Webcast: How to Integrate Visual Studio Tools for Applications 2.0 (Level 200)

Join Summit Software as they perform a sample integration of Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications version 2.0. In this technical presentation, we focus on providing an end-to-end walk-through of the integration process, leveraging Summit's integration expertise and utilizing the tools available to assist with a successful integration of Visual Studio Tools for Applications 2.0. As part of the discussion, viewers learn how integration has been significantly improved in the 2.0 version of Visual Studio Tools for Applications.

1/23/2008 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Pacific Time | Duration:60 Minutes

 

MSDN Webcast: MSDN geekSpeak: The Web Client Software Factory in Action (Level 300)

In this installment of geekSpeak, Paulo Morgado discusses real-world use of the Web Client software factory.

1/23/2008 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Pacific Time | Duration:60 Minutes

 

MSDN Webcast: Implementing Visual Studio in Cross-Platform Environments (Level 100)

Many enterprise customers have cross-platform environments and need tools that can bridge these environments. This session provides a comprehensive overview of tools to help you design and implement cross-platform solutions in heterogeneous IT environments.

1/24/2008 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Pacific Time | Duration:60 Minutes

 

MSDN Webcast: Optimizing Online, Enabling Offline with SQL Server Compact and Sync Services for ADO.NET (Level 200)

With Microsoft SQL Server Compact, developers can now easily cache data on the client in a compact, yet capable, transactional, queryable document-like database format. Join this webcast to find out what SQL Server Compact and Sync Services for ADO.NET have to offer for the "edge of the network" clients.

1/24/2008 10:00 AM -11:00 AM Pacific Time | Duration:60 Minutes

 

MSDN Webcast: Windows Embedded for Point Of Service and Retail Solutions (Level 200)

In this session, we look at Windows Embedded for Point of Service and the application support provided with Microsoft POS for .NET.  Join this webcast as we describe how they provide best cost savings and ease of development.

1/24/2008 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Pacific Time | Duration:60 Minutes

 

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Scott Lum