MSDN Flash – SharePoint 2010 Beta resources now available

MSDN Flash Newsletter

Volume 13, Number 23 November 9, 2009

Top Stories


Get Started Developing on SharePoint 2010

The SharePoint 2010 (Beta) Developer Center is now live with a host of new training modules. You’ll also find documentation on the Microsoft SharePoint 2010 SDK, the SharePoint Professional Developer Evaluation Guide, and access to SharePoint 2010 community pages.


Download Spec Explorer for Visual Studio

Spec Explorer is a model-based testing tool that runs as an add-in to Visual Studio for modeling software behavior, analyzing that behavior by graphical visualization, model checking; and generating standalone test code from models.

Your Featured Content


Webcast: Using Microsoft Office Project to Manage Your Project Communications (Level 200)
November 24, 2009, 10:00 A.M. Pacific Time
Learn about important communication tools in Microsoft Office Project that help you generate reports in a format your various stakeholders want to see.


MSDN Webcast: BenkoTips Live and On Demand: Windows 7 Taskbars and Ribbon (Level 200)
November 11, 2009, 9:00 A.M. Pacific Time
In this webcast, we provide the foundational knowledge you need to make your applications shine when running on Windows 7.


New: One-Stop Resource for Windows Azure
See all the benefits you gain by deploying your apps to the cloud. Get all the training you need to get your application in the Windows Azure Platform.


Put Windows 7 to Work in Specialized Devices
Windows Embedded products deliver the power of Windows 7 fitted to the needs of device manufacturers. Learn how you can put Windows 7 performance and features to work in specialized devices. Watch our series of webinars, now available on demand for your convenience.


Walkthroughs on SharePoint Development in Visual Studio 2010
Visual Studio promotes rapid SharePoint development by providing such features as advanced debugging tools, IntelliSense, statement completion, and project templates.


Windows 7 New Features for Managed Code Developers Series
This on-demand series presents examples of how developers who write in managed code (Visual Basic and C#) can take advantage of some of the new features of Windows 7.

Editor’s Notes

Developer Evangelist
Clint Edmonson

Tell Us Your Story

There’s a new contest for developers blazing trails with the .NET Framework and Visual Studio, Windows, Windows Server, Windows Azure, SQL Server, or SharePoint. The .NET team is looking for interesting, powerful and unique solutions based on the latest Microsoft technologies. The winners get their choice of a 15-day Galapagos Islands Adventure or…

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News for Students

New Students-to-Business Webcast Coming Soon – Internet Portals and Communication Skills
Join us for the next installment in the Microsoft Students to Business Fall webcast series. Each installment provides both technical and soft skills training on specific topics. Our next installment will focus on using SharePoint portals both in the classroom and on the Web, as well as learning some effective communication skills.

Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 Has Arrived
Great news! Microsoft has publicly released Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2. Learn about all of the new features and download your copy today.

Featured Download

Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 Application Quality Cookbook
Find guidance on how to verify the compatibility of your applications with the new operating systems, and get an overview of the few known application compatibility issues. The cookbook also points out differences in performance, reliability, and usability.

For MSDN Subscribers

Training and Books


Featured Videos

How Do I: Get Started Developing with Windows Azure?
If you’re a developer and you’re new to Windows Azure, start here! You’ll see what you need to download and install, and how to create a simple “hello world” Windows Azure application.

Get Ready for Windows Azure with Training, Videos
Learn how to create a simple application running on Azure, and also watch videos on Windows Azure.

Channel 9 Video: NET 4 Client Profile
Jossef Goldberg and Jaime Rodriguez discuss the status of Client Profile in .NET 4 and Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2. Client profile is a subset of the full .NET Framework that includes only the assemblies needed for desktop client applications.

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