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June, 2008

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    TechEd2008 in Orlando, Florida

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    TechEd 2008 has two tracks this year, one for Developers from 6/3-6 and one for IT Professionals from 6/10-13. You can find more info on the two events at http://www.microsoft.com/events/TechEd2008/default.mspx To view the live keynote delivered by...
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    Microsoft Silverlight 2 Beta 2 Has Arrived!

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    Silverlight 2 beta 2 includes many improved and new features: Visual Basic and C# Project templates Intellisense and code generators for XAML Debugging of Silverlight applications Web reference support WCF Templates Team Build and...
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    Two Designer Tools Compatible with Silverlight 2 Beta 2

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    You can download two designer tools below to work with Silverlight 2 beta 2. Note that Expression Blend 2.5 can co-exist with Expression Blend 2 on the same computer. Install Expression Blend 2.5 June 2008 Preview This is a preview version of Expression...
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    TechFest -- Silverlight and Expression Content

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    Thanks to all of you who attended the TechFest event last week. You can download all three presentations at the link here. You can download some of the demos from the first session at the links below. I will post Mike's and Pete's demo codes once I receive...
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    Learn How to Upsize your Access Data to SQL Server at Reston MTC on 6/27/08

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    Microsoft and FMS are co-hosting a seminar for Microsoft Access to SQL Server Upsizing. It'll be a the Microsoft Reston office on June 27th. You can sign up for the free event at http://www.fmsinc.com/Consulting/event080627.aspx Agenda ...
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    Project Planning Seminar and Discussion at Reston MTC

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    Please join us for a discussion on June 27 th to talk about how to strategically plan for your software development projects; and how planning your project first makes development faster, more efficient, and more likely to provide results. Information...
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    VBA Interoperability with Visual Studio 2008

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    A while ago I presented a session on developing Office based solutions at several Microsoft "Heros Happen Here" launch events in the Mid-Atlantic region. One topic I touched briefly was Visual Studio 2008's support for VBA via interoperability service...
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    Bill Will Be a Part-Time Employee at Microsoft After Today

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    The news that Bill Gates will be a part-time Microsoft employee is not really so new; it was announced two years ago and it has been everywhere. But it is hard to believe the day has really arrived. For Bill today is a new milestone in his career as he...
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    How the Microsoft Architect Team at Redmond Thinks About Architecture

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    Check out this Channel9 video in which my colleague Bob Familiar interviewed at TechEd 2008 Simon Guest, who shared his thoughts on the industry, the architect community, and how Microsoft thinks about architecture.
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