Dennis Bottjer | ASP.NET + SharePoint Architect, Trainer & Speaker

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Tulsa SharePoint Interest Group April 12 Reminder

The Tulsa SharePoint Interest Group is having it’s monthly meeting tonight Monday April 12th @6:00 PM. Come see Corey Roth’s presentation on SharePoint 2010 Business Connectivity Services. GREAT Prizes: XBox 360 – Halo 3 ODST Telerik Premium Collection ($1,300.00 value) ReSharper ($199.00 value) SQL Sets ($149.00 value) 64 Bit Windows 7 Infragistics NetAdvantage for .NET Platform ($1,195.00 value) You can click here for more information. You can click here to RSVP for the meeting.

posted @ Monday, April 12, 2010 3:12 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Community & Events News & Announcements SharePoint ]

MSDN Events: Launch 2010 Highlights

Tuesday May 04, 2010 Renaissance Tulsa Hotel and Convention Center Seville II and III 6808 South 107th East Avenue Tulsa Oklahoma 74133 For the Developer 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Event Overview MSDN Events Present:  Launch 2010 Highlights Join your local Microsoft Developer Evangelism team to find out first-hand about how the latest features in Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 can help boost your development creativity and performance.  Learn how to improve the process of refactoring your existing code base and drive tighter collaboration with testers. Explore innovative web technologies and...

posted @ Monday, April 12, 2010 2:48 PM | Feedback (1) | Filed Under [ Community & Events News & Announcements ]

First Annual Northwest Arkansas Techfest 2010

What:NWA TechFestTulsa TechFest has been a growing success year over year for the last four years. We are PROUD to be bring this successful event to NWA!When:Thursday, July 8, 2010 (all day) Where:Center for Non Profits @ St Mary's1200 West Walnut StreetRogers, AR 72756 The Tulsa Tech Fest has been an annual event for several years.  Northwest Arkansas is a short drive from Tulsa and is very scenic.  The NWA Techfest is a great opportunity for the Oklahoma User Group Community to support the Northwest Arkansas User Group Community.  Action Items 1) NWA Techfest is...

posted @ Thursday, April 8, 2010 10:41 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Community & Events News & Announcements ]

Windows 2008 R2 SP1 Announced – Adds Dynamic Memory

Microsoft announced today the future release of Windows 2008 R2 / Windows 7 Service Pack One.  This Service Pack will include two major enhancements for Hyper-V including Dynamic Memory and Remote FX.  References: Dynamic Memory will allow Hyper-V to achieve greater virtual machine density. Additional Thoughts: Dynamic Memory will have an obvious impact on datacenters trying to reduce costs and increase operating efficiency.  However, Dynamic Memory will also help small business and / or development shops do more with less physical hardware.  Remote FX allows virtual machine users to watch full-motion video and Silverlight animations, run 3D animations, and use the...

posted @ Thursday, March 18, 2010 11:50 AM | Feedback (2) | Filed Under [ News & Announcements ]

TCC Configuring MOSS 2007 Certification Prep Class

Tomorrow I begin teaching an 8 week Configuring MOSS 2007 Certification Preparation Class at Tulsa Community College.  The class will be every Thursday night at the northeast campus. Details: Course: CSCI 2993-24212 Title: ...

posted @ Wednesday, March 10, 2010 10:06 PM | Feedback (2) | Filed Under [ Community & Events News & Announcements SharePoint ]

MSDN Webcast: Knee-Jerk Reactions to Proactive Solutions: Improved SharePoint Performance

What:MSDN Webcast: Knee-Jerk Reactions to Proactive Solutions: Improved SharePoint PerformanceAttend this webcast to learn one dozen easy-to-implement performance tips for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. We discuss a wide range of topics from adjusting out-of-the-box settings to identifying memory leaks in custom code. We also describe several ways to proactively improve the user experience and squeeze more performance out of a SharePoint Server farm. Anyone currently designing a SharePoint Server implementation can benefit from this webcast.When:Friday, July 10, 2009 12:00 PMWhere:MSDN Web Cast Live Meeting Technorati Tags: Presentation,SharePoint Performance,MSDN Web Cast,ASP.NET MVP

posted @ Friday, July 10, 2009 4:34 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ ASP.NET Community & Events IIS News & Announcements Presentations & Training SharePoint ]

News: Windows 7, Sharepoint Designer

Window 7 Release Candidate Due April 30th Windows 7 Release Candidate is expected to be available for download through MSDN and TechNet on April 30th, 2009. Ref: Windows Team Blog - Windows 7 Release Candidate Update Also Of Interest: The Windows 7 team also comment how “At the peak of the feedback cycle, we were receiving a “Send Feedback” report every 15 seconds for an entire week.”   SharePoint Designer now Free! As SharePoint continues to increase in popularity, Microsoft announced SharePoint Designer is now available as a free download....

posted @ Saturday, April 25, 2009 5:06 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ News & Announcements SharePoint ]

Event: Tulsa .NET User Group April 27th Corey Roth on Automated Web Testing

When: April 27th, 2009 Where: TCC (Tulsa Community College) Northeast Campus 3727 East Apache Tulsa, OK 74115 918-594-8000 Intro Presentation: Geek Speak: How Geeks Can Communicate with the Rest of the Business World Business Presentation Strategist Shari Alexander is going to share with use the secrets behind successful presentations. She will help you become more persuasive and influential in your communications and, more importantly, show you how to create a technical presentation that doesn't make your listeners' heads hurt. Come and...

posted @ Saturday, April 25, 2009 3:42 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Community & Events News & Announcements ]

Oklahoma City SQL Server Developers Group Kick Off Meeting

Oklahoma City has a new user group thanks to the hard work of Kristin Ferrier.  The Oklahoma City SQL Server Developers Group will meet monthly.  The Group’s first meeting is Monday April 13th.  See details below:   Event Details: We are excited to invite you to the first meeting of the Oklahoma City SQL Server Developers Group! Mike Hotek, former SQL Pass speaker, has graciously agreed to be our first speaker. Topic: Q&A with Mike Hotek (open topics are Database Administration and T-SQL in both SQL Server 2005 and 2008) Mike will be open to...

posted @ Friday, April 10, 2009 4:48 AM | Feedback (1) | Filed Under [ Community & Events News & Announcements SQL & LINQ ]

ASP.NET MVP Again on April Fools… No Joke!

I just received notification that I am now a three time Microsoft ASP.NET MVP. Dear Dennis Bottjer, Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2009 Microsoft® MVP Award! This award is given to exceptional technical community leaders who actively share their high quality, real world expertise with others. Also in this email: About your MVP Award Gift How to access to get your technical subscription benefits Your MVP Identification Number MVP Award Program Code of Conduct The Microsoft MVP Award provides us the unique opportunity to celebrate and honor your significant contributions and say "Thank you for...

posted @ Wednesday, April 1, 2009 3:28 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ ASP.NET Community & Events News & Announcements SharePoint ]

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