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9, May 2008

Visual Studio 2008 Deep Dive @MMU

Filed under: Tech.Ed 2008 SEA,Visual Studio 2008 — patrickyong @ 3:37 am

The team went back to school yesterday at Multimedia University, Cyberjaya.  Actually we gave talks to audiences working in Cyberjaya on new Visual Studio 2008 features. Me and Poh Sze tag team and started the 1st session of the day with the topic “Breakthrough with VS2008”.

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Here is the slides on the topics we covered (Hosted on Windows Live Folders)

Features we covered include

    1. Ease of Smart Client deployment
    2. ASP.NET 3.5
    3. Windows Communication Foundation as a unified framework for distributed programming
    4. Language INtegrated Query (LINQ) (SQL & XML)
    5. Visual Studio Tools for Office
    6. Windows Mobile 6 development with connection WCF and LINQ

VS2008 and .NET 3.5 although is just incremental updates to .NET Framework 2.0 and 3.0 but it comes with such a rick set of features that we can’t cover all in 1 hour and 15 minutes so here are some links for you to find out more

  1. Workflow Foundation (
  2. WPF Composite App Framework (
  3. ASP.NET 3.5 Enhancements (
    • Dynamic Data
    • ASP.NET MVC Framework
    • ADO.NET Entity Framework
  4. Client Application Services for Win Form/ WPF (

However if you really keen to go deep like Level 300 stuff as regards to Microsoft’s .NET technologies, then better check out Tech.Ed South East Asia 2008 event at KLCC Convention Centre from 11-14 August 2008


1 Comment »

  1. […] Tang did a introduction on this event. Follows by Tyson’s Keynote on the overview for Visual Studio 2008. After the keynote, the sessions started. I have a tag team with Patrick on “Breakthrough with Visual Studio 2008″. We show the new features available for web, windows, mobile and office developers. Then, following by Rohan’s session on Expression and Silverlight. After the lunch break, continue with Ian’s session on the tools in Visual Studio that available for developers and testers. The last session is by Hoong Fai, on the Continuous Integration, which discuss on the team build in Team Foundation Server 2008. Here is the “nearly” whole team of DPE, comes and supports this event. Thanks to Kok Wei and Kok Chien for helping out in the Hands-on-Lab. For my session’s presentation slide, you can download from Patrick’s blog: […]

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