Hey Denver!  Our friends at IT Boot Camps have two sets of accelerated trainings coming up that you will want to check out.  This is just a subset of courses offered, ones that focus on developers. 

imageTeam Foundation Server 2010 Administration

This 2-day accelerated program covers all the material that targets achieving the MCTS: Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010, Administration certification (Exam 70-512).

This program is designed for knowledge and skills on installing, configuring and maintaining Visual Studio 2010 Team Foundation Server.  It is intended for candidates who install, configure, and manage a Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2010 implementation. Candidates typically work in an enterprise development organization that provides process automation services by using TFS.

This $950 course (even cheaper if you belong to one of the local user groups!) includes:

The currently-scheduled dates for this training are: February 17 – 18 and March 17 - 18

For more information, visit the course’s home page on IT Boot Camp’s site, or email info@itbootcamps.com.

imageVisual Studio Boot Camps

Visual Studio, and .NET development in general is a broad and deep topic.  IT Boot Camps is providing four separate curriculums in this area:

Visual Studio Windows Applications 2010
Date(s):

March 7 - 9
May 2 - 5

Price: $1,495*

Exam Targeted:  70-511: TS: Windows Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4

Course Material:  10262A: Developing Windows Applications with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010

Curriculum:

  1. Windows Client Application Design
  2. Introduction to Visual Studio 2010 and WPF
  3. Designing and Developing a User Interface
  4. Taking Control of the User Interface
  5. Testing, Unit Testing and Debugging
  6. Sample Data Binding and Validation
  7. Data Binding to Collections
  8. Enhancing UI Responsiveness
  9. Integrating Localization and User Assistance Features
  10. WPF 2D Graphics, Multimedia and Printing
  11. Control Customization
  12. Attached Properties and Behaviors in WPF
  13. Animations in WPF
  14. Application State, Settings and Lifecycle
  15. Configure and Deploy Windows Client Applications
Visual Studio Web Applications 2010
Date(s):

March 10 - 12
May 5 - 7

Price: $1,495*

Exam Targeted:  70-511: TS: Windows Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4

Course Material:  10264A: Developing Web Applications with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010

Curriculum:

  1. Designing a Web Application
  2. Developing MVC Models
  3. Developing MVC Controllers
  4. Developing MVC Views
  5. Designing for Discoverability
  6. Writing Server-Side Code for Web  Forms
  7. Optimizing Data Management for Web Forms
  8. Ensuring Quality by Debugging, Unit Testing, and Refactoring
  9. Securing a Web Application
  10. Applying Master Pages and CSSs
  11. Developing Client-Side Scripts and Services
  12. Advanced AJAX in a Web Application
  13. Deploying a Web Application
Visual Studio Service Communications 2010
Date(s):

March 14 - 15
May 9 - 10

Price: $950*

Exam Targeted:  70-513: TS: Windows Communication Foundation Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4

Course Material:  10263A: Developing Windows Communication Foundation Solutions with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010

Curriculum:

  1. Service Oriented Architecture
  2. Getting Started with WCF Development
  3. Hosting WCF Services
  4. Defining and Implementing WCF Contracts
  5. Endpoints and Behaviors
  6. Testing and Troubleshooting
  7. Security
  8. Advanced Topics
Visual Studio Data Access 2010
Date(s):

March 16 - 18
May 11 - 13

Price: $1,195*

Exam Targeted:  70-516: TS: Accessing Data with Microsoft .NET Framework 4

Course Material:  10265A: Developing Data Access Solutions with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010

Curriculum:

  1. Designing a Web Application
  2. Developing MVC Models
  3. Developing MVC Controllers
  4. Developing MVC Views
  5. Designing for Discoverability
  6. Writing Server-Side Code for Web  Forms
  7. Optimizing Data Management for Web Forms
  8. Ensuring Quality by Debugging, Unit Testing, and Refactoring
  9. Securing a Web Application
  10. Applying Master Pages and CSSs
  11. Developing Client-Side Scripts and Services
  12. Advanced AJAX in a Web Application
  13. Deploying a Web Application

 

Additional Great Opportunities

IT Boot Camps has courses covering a wide range of topics, but here are a couple more developer-focused ones you may want to look at:

Silverlight 4: Application Development
Date(s):

March 28 -31

Price: $1,895*

Exam Targeted:  70-506: TS: Silverlight 4, Development

Course Material: 

  • 10553A: Fundamentals of XAML and Expression Blend
  • 10554A: Developing Rich Internet Applications using Microsoft Silverlight 4

This accelerated program will take 8 days of information and offer it in a 4 day format.  Candidates for this program are developers who create and maintain rich interactive applications (RIA) using Silverlight 4.  Candidates may have additional experience with previous Silverlight versions.

Windows Azure Professional Developer
Date(s):

June 13 - 14

Price: $950*

This class is designed for .NET developers with Web application experience that are exploring developing new applications or porting existing applications to Windows Azure.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand cloud computing in its various forms and how Windows Azure fits in the cloud computing space.
  • Learn why organizations want to run applications in the Azure cloud.
  • Understand the architecture of Azure.
  • Explore the Azure SDK and DevFabric development environment.
  • See how to develop applications for Azure and how that varies from "normal" .NET application development.
  • Write and deploy a ASP.NET Web application (Web Role) to Azure.
  • Explore Azure storage capability.
  • Learn how to create and deploy background computational applications (Worker Role) in Azure.
  • Explore SQL Azure capability.

* Remember that there are discounts for user group members!

WHEW!  Don’t know where to start?  Contact IT Boot Camps for more information.