Silicon Valley Code Camp : October 3rd and 4th, 2009

Beth Massi

About Beth
I'm a Senior Program Manager on the .NET team at Microsoft. I'm a community champion for .NET and open source developers and a Technical Evangelist for the .NET Foundation. Follow me on twitter @BethMassi
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Speaking Sessions

  • Taking Advantage of LINQ and XML in Office 2007

    1:15 PM Saturday   Room: 4221
    The Microsoft Office 2007 suite of products is based on an open XML format called Open XML which allows you to work with documents directly instead of through the Office Component Object Models. This session demonstrates how to use the Open XML SDK to work with these new formats in managed code and how to easily manipulate documents using Visual Basic’s powerful and simple implementation of LINQ to XML.

  • Future Directions for Microsoft Visual Basic and C#

    3:45 PM Saturday   Room: 3106
    Microsoft has decided to Co-evolve their premiere .NET languages, Visual Basic and C#. In this session you will gain insight into language team's strategy and direction for implementing new features. You'll also learn about the new capabilities of the next version of the languages, including additional productivity features, syntax simplifications, and a host of other improvements.