3:30 PM Saturday Room: 4306Learn how to setup, configure, and manage IIS 7/8.
Microsoft made significant changes in IIS 7. Everything from architectural changes, setup process, plug-in architecture, security configuration, IIS manager, and much much more. We will cover the basics of IIS 7/8; New Features, Site Creation and Configuration (like what is a host header?), how SSL certificates work, and how to package and deploy your website.
Developers rely on IIS to run their applications so come learn all that you need to know about IIS 7/8 and how it can make your life easier.
5:00 PM Saturday Room: 5001Learn what developers need to know about networking (The TCP/IP kind, not the Facebook kind).
In today’s world it’s hard to write an application that doesn’t rely on the network, but so few of us know how to troubleshoot networking issues. Stop wondering if it’s your code or the network, I’ll show you how to point the finger at the right culprit.
We will follow the life of an HTTP packet as it goes from your web browser to the server and back. Learn how to determine what stopped the mission of that packet and why. Was it name resolution? TCP Port availability issues? Do we need to sniff the packets to find the problem? This session will make you a better programmer regardless of the technology you are using.