February 2010 - Posts

SharePoint as a Development Platform (Denver Event)
08 February 10 09:35 AM | dmckinstry

In case you’re interested in SharePoint technologies and Live in the Denver area, Microsoft is putting on a great event focused on SharePoint 2010.  Why am I, an “ALM guy” interested in SharePoint 2010?  Because the team-development story for SharePoint 2010 has gotten much better – And I’m going to talk about it!

Steve Lange provided the following description of the event.

Follow this link to register.

Event Description

Maximize Your SharePoint Investment: Leverage It as a Development Platform! We invite you to join us at this in-person event that will assist your agencies and organizations in further realizing the return on your existing SharePoint investment via Enterprise SharePoint Development. Enterprise Application Development on the SharePoint Platform enables a multitude of SharePoint benefits to be coupled with the power of the .NET platform. This combination allows the creation of flexible, integrated and secure line-of-business applications to be built in a fraction of the time of traditional development. So join us at a city near you as we explore Microsoft’s current and long term strategy for the Microsoft SharePoint Platform and supporting Development Tools. Seize this opportunity to immerse yourself in the exciting world of Enterprise SharePoint Development!

Agenda & Speakers




8:30 AM–9:00 AM



9:00 AM–10:00 AM

Keynote: Taking your SharePoint Investment to the Next Level with Visual Studio 2010

This keynote session will provide an overview of the new platform capabilities in SharePoint 2010. You will also be among the first to see Visual Studio 2010’s tightly integrated experience for application developers building and deploying SharePoint solutions.

Reza Chitsaz

10:00 AM–11:00 AM

Realizing SharePoint as a Development Platform

This session will focus on how SharePoint Products & Technologies can contribute to the acceleration of the solution development process by taking advantage of out-of-box capabilities in order to deliver composite business applications for your organization.

Henry Winkler

11:00 AM–12:30 PM

Unleashing the Power of SharePoint Apps with Visual Studio 2010

This demo-oriented session will provide a deeper look at SharePoint Development concepts, techniques & best practices. 

Dave Milner

12:30 PM–1:30 PM



1:30 PM–3:00 PM

Managing the SharePoint Application Development Lifecycle

The final session of the day will provide a look at strategies and best practices for Team based SharePoint development

David McKinstry


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