One of the really cool pre-Tech.Ed events is Code Camp, a great thing to do if you’re attending Tech.Ed (or even if you’re not…). This year Code Camp offers an impressive agenda with multiple streams:

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Development
  • Programming Languages
  • Behaviour Driven Development
  • Domain Specific Languages
  • Silverlight with Prism
  • Certification
  • Security
  • Half-day workshop with Michael Howard
  • Secure Coding Practices
  • SQL Server / BI
  • Best practices in SQL Server Virtualisation
  • Query Optimization and tuning
  • SSAS and Gemini
  • Understanding SQL Indexing
  • SQL Server Maintenance
  • Speakers include

  • Alex Henderson - DevDefined
  • Andy Prow - Aura Software Security
  • Dave Dustin – Wolters Kluwer
  • Greg Low – SolidQ
  • Ivan Towlson - Mindscape
  • James Hippolite - Telecom
  • Michael Howard, Kamal Hathi & Nicholas Drisas - Microsoft
  • Owen Evans, Kirk Jackson & Sky Sigal – Xero
  • Code Camp is "by the community, for the community" so there is no cost for attending!! So add it to your Tech.Ed experience for 2009.

    Sign up here: http://www.codecamp.net.nz/