by Owen Evans
ASP.NET MVC, are you using it yet? If not, fear not, I'm here to help.
Lets go through the basics, the real fundimentals that everyone needs to know before they switch to MVC.
We'll go through:
WTF does MVC mean?
Why is it useful?
Why should I care?
How do I get up an running?
What's the best resources to help me as I get started?
This is an intro to ASP.NET MVC for those yet to dip their toes in.
We'll do a little bit about MVC 3 but don't expect an in depth talk of new features.
The answers to ten common questions I get from the infrastructure teams when the organisation they work for chooses SharePoint. The talk will cover FAQ's about SQL requirements, Network Load Balancing, preparing the client side, access from iDevices and Androids, Backup, Security mapping to Active Directory, Diagnostic tips and firewalls.
The Content Query Web Part is a tool that site designers can use to aggregate interesting and relevant slices of information on web page by letting you build queries through an easy to use UI and then display that content in unique, configurable ways. CQWP can be used both in Intranets and Extranets. In this session we will look at how to use and customize the CQWP in SharePoint 2010 using minimal amount of code (XSLT).
by Wayne Ewington
Okay, so you’ve developed a SharePoint web part but you’re not quite sure how you are going to go about getting it deployed into your environment. You’ve also heard various people mumbling about something called SharePoint Solutions and Features, but that all seems a bit like witch craft. This talk will cover the basics and explain how the SharePoint deployment framework works and why SharePoint Solutions and Features are the best thing since sliced bread (or at least in the SharePoint world).
by Nick Hadlee
Excel Services - overview of the range of possibilities using Excel Services Web Parts, the Excel Service REST and the Excel ECMA object model to create even more interactive pages/dashboards.
by Gary Payne
Using client-side technologies to read, manipulate and display data in a SharePoint site
by Tommy Lee
The canvas element in HTML5 brings with it the opportunity to do provide drawing and interaction that typically relied on browser plugins. This session will introduce you to this powerful element by looking at examples of applications that use canvas, walk you through the fundamentals and what it can do. You will also learn about tools and resources that will help you build apps with this surprisingly simple yet productive element of HTML5.
by Bernardine Slagter
SharePoint provides a vast range of capabilities out of the box. It is important for us to understand what we can achieve through native SharePoint capabilities before jumping into developing extensions to SharePoint.
This session will provide an overview of key concepts and a walk through of core SharePoint capabilities to build:
Site Columns and Site Content Types
Pages with Web Parts (including filter web parts)
Custom Permissions and Permission Levels
How does SharePoint REALLY improve productivity for users? How does it revolutionise the way we work? What are the main things users actually NEED? - the most effective parts of SharePoint that save time, help us work smarter, and develop efficiencies. Through a collaborative approach, (and research from many of SharePoint's best experts and a range of customers) Debbie will demonstrate practical TOP Tips that show SharePoint as a Productivity enhancer? Learn how to get the most out of your deployments by implementing a sample of winning, SIMPLE BUT EFFECTIVE things that work.
This is a business session, (but with a ton of demos) but critical to anyone developing, configuring, administering SharePoint Sites - to ensure what you build, will be used and your implementations are consistently successful.
Get the real deal on configuring User Profile Synchronization in SharePoint 2010 in this demo and best practices heavy session. This session will cover the architecture of the new User Profile Synchronization capability in SharePoint Server 2010 and provide a walkthrough of the configuration requirements and setup eccentricities. This session will be split 70/30 between demonstrations and lecture.
by Patrick Harkins
Getting the SharePoint Infrastructure Building Blocks right from the beginning. A look into what technologies make up the SharePoint Platform and the importance of understanding what role each of these technologies plays and how they can affect the SharePoint environment. A look at the infrastructure and base guidelines for the implementation of SQL, AD, IIS and SharePoint.
Most often you hear organisations blame "SharePoint" when things go south! This session looks at some of the successful deployments and how some of the large corporates are reaping the benefits of the SharePoint platform value. We'll showcase how to align your organisational goals to measurable outcomes and how SharePoint can help to achieve a ROI.
by Brendon Ford
Join Brendon to understand the benefits of moving to Office 365. During this session Brendon will cover what’s included in Office 365, the difference between the plans that you can buy, what skills your business will require to use office 365 successfully. Brendon will also share some of his thoughts on the hidden gems of Office 365. You should leave this session with a fuller understanding of the capabilities of Office 365 and the ability to better decide whether office 365 is right for your business
by Michael Frank
Understanding the ADFS2.0 Federation trust and enabling SingleSignOn between your on-site AD and MS Office365.
28th August 2011