On 30th January Microsoft,Pass Organization and Ahemdabad .NET User Group organized Microsoft Community Techdays. It was a great event and full of information. There were five session with the full of content. First session was given by Mahesh Dhola on the Windows Azure Platform. In his session he explained all the thing related with windows azure platform from basics like what is windows azure why it is required and what is use of windows azure platform and how its works.
Insight of Windows Azure Platform by Mahesh Dhola
The next session was presented by Pinal Dave- A Microsoft Most Valuable Professional and Well know Database Architect for SQL Server. It was about SQL Azure. He has explained what is SQL Azure and all the tools that are needed to connect and maintain database on SQL Azure Server.
SQL Azure: Extending SQL Data Platform to Cloud By Pinal Dave
Then after lunch there was session given by Jadeja Dushyantsinh on Silvelight 4.0. In this session he has explained what is Silvelight, History of Silvelight and what’s new in Silvelight 4.0.The session also include some interesting demo of Silvelight 4.0 Features.
Microsoft Silvelight 4.0- An Overview By Dushyantsinh Jadeja
After this session there was an interesting session by Jacob Sebastian A well know SQL Book writer and Microsoft Most Valuable Professional . He explained SQL Server 2008 R2 data migration features and integration with Visual Studio 2010 by taking an example of love story of Summit- A DBA and Leena-A Developer. It was a great session We have learnt lots of refracting features available in SQL Server 2008 R2 and Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate.
Fall in love with SQL Server 2008 R2 By Jacob Sebastian
Last but not least session given by Prabhjot Bakshi – A well known Microsoft Certified Trainer about Visual Studio 2010 enhancement for Developers. In this session he has explained UML Designer features and lots of new things about Microsoft.NET 4.0 and Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. He has also explained why we need functional programming and some features of F#- A new functional programming language by Microsoft. Indeed it was great i have learnt lot about that in this session.
Visual Studio 2010 enhancement for Developers By Prabhjot Bakshi
Me(First from Left) with Mahesh Dhola,Prabhjot Bakshi and other Ahmedabad Group Members
Overall it was a great event and thank you once again Microsoft for organizing such events.