Tuesday, Jan 19 6-8pm - Tampa, Smokey Bones - , 8020 Citrus Park Drive, Tampa, FL 33625 - hosted by DCC Ron Cundiff from Microsoft ... after the MSDN event (see below)
Thursday, Feb 2nd, 5:30pm - 8:30pm Miami South Beach - (Ground Hog Day!) 5:30-8:30 Mango's Tropical Cafe, 900 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139 http://www.sherstaff.com/EventSignUp.aspx?EventID=111
Smart Solutions with SmartClients
Rich, powerful and flexible, SmartClients are so much more than just Windows Forms applications. Join us for this free half-day event and see three different SmartClient approaches in action, while leveraging what you already know about Microsoft tools and platforms. Expand your reach with mobile applications and learn how to use Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office to create solutions that integrate seamlessly with Excel, Word and Outlook. Finally, see the future of UI development for Windows Vista and explore WinFX, XAML and more.
Session #1: Building Mobile Applications with Visual Studio 2005If you develop on the Microsoft platform, you already have the skills and tools you need to create mobile applications for exciting Windows Mobile devices such as Pocket PCs and Smartphones. We’ll cover:• Best practices for creating user interfaces on the small screen• Options for accessing and synchronizing data with SQL Server Mobile edition• The latest features of Windows Mobile 5.0 devices
Session #2: Creating Office Solutions with Visual Studio 2005 Tools for OfficePair Microsoft Office with development tools and you’ve got a full-fledged SmartClient platform. It’s a great introduction to Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office. This session explores:• How code and the object model are tightly integrated between Visual Studio and Office documents• Solution techniques including data binding, the actions pane and managed add-ins for Outlook• New features such as data caching and server-side access to data in documents
Session #3: Introduction to the Windows Presentation FrameworkJoin the desktop revolution by building applications with Windows Vista. You’ll see a fresh approach to creating highly visual, interactive and exciting applications in this first look at the Windows Presentation Foundation (formerly code-named Avalon). This session will:• Provide the lowdown on Visual Studio 2005, WinFX and Microsoft Expression Interactive Designer• Explore how XAML can represent complex interfaces in a declarative fashion• Demonstrate how WPF’s styling and template mechanisms can help developers and designers to collaborate more effectively
Why not make a day of it? Join us for a TechNet Event in the morning, in the same location from 8 :00 am - 12 :00pm. Visit http://www.technetevents.com for more information and to register.
1/19/2006 1-5pm Tampa - Theater - Regal Citrus Park Stadium 20 7999 Citrus Park Town Center MallTampa Florida 33625
2/21/2006 - 1-5pm MiamiTheater - United Artists Movies @ The Falls 12 9000 SW 136th StreetMiami Florida 33176
2/23/2006 1-5pm Orlando - Theater - Regal Waterford Lakes Stadium 20 541 North Alafaya TrailOrlando Florida 32828