TechEd EMEA 2008 Developer - Session Recap

Saturday, November 15, 2008 3:44 AM

First, thanks to everyone who attended my talks this week at TechEd EMEA 2008 Developer in Barcelona, Spain. If you haven’t submitted an evaluation, please do so! Not only do you have a chance to win the cool phone, but it helps the conference organizers and me as well.

In my sessions I demonstrated a few things that I wanted to share in this post as some folks were trying to quickly take pictures or write done some command line stuff I did. I got a lot of questions about the sample site I showed in my two breakout sessions: Adventure Works Travel. I can’t share the code for this right now, but it will be available by the end of the year. It’s got a ton of cool demoware stuff like a Silverlight control as well as a WCF service hosted within the the SharePoint site that’s called by the Silverlight control. Also demonstrates dual authentication with anonymous access and FBA. Cool site… but you’ll be able to download the project & source code to deploy in your own virtual machines soon enough… I’ll certainly be blogging about it when its available.

OFC202 - MOSS 2007 as Web Content Management for Internet-Facing Web SitesThe “code” for this session is related to the Content Query Web Part (I can’t share the code from Adventure Works just yet). I’ve posted a ZIP of the Web Part definition that includes the customizations as well as the custom XSLT file… each includes XML comments where changes were made. Check the readme in the ZIP for instructions on duplication of the process.

» OFC202 speaking page link…

OFC309 - Launching an Internet-Facing MOSS 2007 Publishing Site: Deployment, Performance & SecurityIn this session I demonstrated how to do lazy loading of the core.js JavaScript file. I’ve uploaded the code for the WSP I create that contains the control that hides core.js for anonymous users, the master page I used and the ASPX page that does the lazy loading of the control. For more detail on this, check out my book & and the Microsoft KB article #933823.

The other thing I promised was to share the IIS HTTP compression stuff… I’ve blogged about this in a separate blog post here.

» OFC309 speaking page link….

If you’re interested in learning more about MOSS 2007 WCM and the class I teach, you can sign up for this free webcast next week (Tuesday, November 18)… check this post for more information & registration details. I’m also teaching my 5-day Live Meeting based WCM developer class the week of December 8-12. What better way to learn WCM without the travel expense for less than $1,000 (registration link)!

In case you missed it, Microsoft also announced new development tools in the upcoming Visual Studio 10 release! Check Paul’s blog for more info.

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