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With SharePoint 2010 a lot will change for developers, but of course you will still want to keep using some of the cool solutions that you built for SharePoint 2007. This session will explain how you can best upgrade the custom code that you wrote using Visual Studio 2008 for SharePoint 2007 to work with Visual Studio 2010 and SharePoint 2010. The session will demonstrate the project upgrade tools, show you the APIs that are involved in migrating and what new APIs you should consider using, and will tell you when you will be bound to have to upgrade your code manually.
Mirjam van Olst is a SharePoint Architect in the Information Worker Solutions department of Macaw in the Netherlands. In this role she has been helping companies to implement SharePoint solutions since 2004. Mirjam is a Microsoft Certified Master for SharePoint 2007. A strong community advocate, Mirjam is a co-organizer of the Dutch Information Worker User Group (DIWUG) and a track owner of the Information Worker track of the Software Development Network (SDN). Mirjam can be found blogging at http://www.sharepointchick.com.
Serge van den Oever has been working with SharePoint for 10 years now. He started with the first betas of SharePoint 2001, code-named Tahoe, and is still heavily involved in SharePoint development. Since 1998, Serge works at Macaw in the Netherlands (http://www.macaw.nl). The last years as part of the Knowledge Development department, working on the Macaw Solutions Factory (http://solutionsfactory.macaw.nl), the Macaw tooling and guidance for developing on SharePoint and other Microsoft Server products. At this moment, Serge is involved in a huge SharePoint WCM project for one of the biggest Dutch insurance companies, and investigating the new opportunities delivered by the SharePoint 2010 platform and the Visual Studio 2010 development tools. You can read his weblog at http://weblogs.asp.net/soever and follow him via Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/svdoever.
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