Subject: You must register at https://www.clicktoattend.com/invitation.aspx?code=132141 in order to be admitted to the building and attend. Microsoft introduced several new data access technologies in .NET 3.5 SP1. Which one should you use? Entity Framework? Dynamic Data? ADO.NET Data Services (Astoria)? Linq? POADN? (Plain old ADO .NET) What about ORMs? Has Microsoft lost its mind? Join Stephen in a discussion on Data Access Methodologies for the 21st Century, including a discussion of ATOM over REST. Note: This will require some audience participation.
Speaker: Stephen Forte, Telerik Stephen Forte is Chief Strategy Officer of Telerik, a leading vendor in .NET components. Prior to his position at Telerik, Stephen was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and co-founder of Corzen, Inc, a New York based provider of online market research data for Wall Street Firms. Corzen was acquired by Wanted Technologies (TXV: WAN) in 2007. Stephen is also the Microsoft Regional Director for the NY Metro region and speaks regularly at industry conferences around the world. He has written several books on application and database development including Programming Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (MS Press). Prior to Corzen, Stephen served as the CTO of Zagat Survey in New York City and also was co-founder and CTO of the New York based software consulting firm The Aurora Development Group. He is currently an MVP, INETA speaker and is the co-moderator and founder of the NYC .NET Developer Group. Stephen has an MBA from the City University of New York (Baruch College). Stephen is also a certified scrum master.
Date: Thursday, November 20, 2008
Time: Reception 6:00 PM , Program 6:15 PM
Location: Microsoft , 1290 Avenue of the Americas (the AXA building - bet. 51st/52nd Sts.) , 6th floor
Directions: B/D/F/V to 47th-50th Sts./Rockefeller Ctr 1 to 50th St./Bway N/R/W to 49th St./7th Ave.
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