Dog Food Conference 2014

Dog Food Conference 2014

Catch me twice at Dog Food Con 2014 next week! I’ve never been to Ohio before so please come say hi! The conference agenda page is here for more info.

The Evolution of SharePoint Event Receivers from On-Prem to the Cloud
Monday 9/29 @ 11am in the Scarlet and Gray room

Here’s the PowerPoint presentation
Here’s the code on GitHub

Event Receivers are a fundamental part of SharePoint. Knowing how to use them and what features are available for which version of SharePoint is crucial for all SharePoint developers. Drawing on my extensive experience over the past six years, this session will give every developer a solid foundation for using Event Receivers in SharePoint 2007, 2010, and 2013 built on best practices and real world usage.

This session will provide an overview of Event Receivers in SharePoint with specific focus on List Item Event Receivers. You will learn from real world examples, tips, tricks, and hear about how event receivers have been utilized at different clients. I then discuss pros and cons of using Event Receivers as well as compare them to SharePoint Workflows. Secondly I will key on the differences between the versions of SharePoint related to Event Receiver functionality. Finally I will show a demo of how to quickly get up and running using Visual Studio and some common use examples.

Visual Studio 2013 for ALM and .Net Development
Tuesday 9/30 @ 9:50am in the Scarlet and Gray room

Here’s the PowerPoint presentation
Here’s a screencast from April

Visual Studio 2013 is a monumental leap forward for Microsoft development. There are so many useful enhancements and features that each could be their own session. This session will give an overview of the new features, then focus on those related to Application Lifecycle Management, Mobile, Team Foundation Server 2013, and .Net Development. From project planning, to mobile testing, to inline enhancements via CodeLens and Peek, this session will show developers and team leads why Visual Studio 2013 is worth upgrading to immediately!

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