US Public Sector Developer Dinner for Partners - .NET Framework 3.5 SP1

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This is a recording of the US Public Sector Developer Dinner for Partners covering .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 held on August 20, 2008 in Reston, Va.

This presentation is a demo focused walkthrough of the new features and functionality in SP1.  You will see demonstrations that will include:

  • Making data access easier with the ADO.NET Entity Framework.
  • Exposing your data access layer using ADO.NET Data Services
  • Building “Data Entry” Web-based applications faster than ever using ASP.NET Dynamic Data.
  • Making AJAX Applications faster with script combining and easier with built in support for handling browser history (i.e. back/forward buttons).
  • How to achieve up to 40% faster startup performance for your WPF applications and further improve the startup experience using a splash screen.
  • Reducing the time it takes to deploy your WPF applications using the New .NET Framework Client Profile.
  • Build services faster using enhancements in WCF.

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