This Wednesday at 3pm EST (12PT) I will be joining Glen Gordon and Brian Johnson for a MSDN geekSpeek webcast where we will be talking about Silverlight and ADO.NET Data Services. If these pictures aren’t enough to scare you away encourage you to join us, then come for the great topic, conversation and demos! This is a great chance to hear about some of the topics from my book Data-Driven Services with Silverlight 2.


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Start Date:

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)

Event Overview

In this geekSpeak, Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) John Papa explores how to consume ADO.NET Data Services from a Microsoft Silverlight 2 application. Be sure to bring your questions about Silverlight for John. The geekSpeak webcast series brings you industry experts in a "talk-radio" format hosted by developer evangelists from Microsoft. These experts share their knowledge and experience about a particular developer technology and are ready to answer your questions in real time during the webcast. Your hosts for this geekSpeak are Glen Gordon and Brian Johnson. To ask a question in advance of the live webcast, or for post-show resources, be sure to visit the geekSpeak blog.

Guest Presenter: John Papa, Trainer, ASPSOFT
John Papa is a Microsoft Visual C# Most Valuable Professional (MVP), International .NET Association (INETA) speaker, member of the WPF and Silverlight Insiders, consultant, speaker, author, and trainer for ASPSOFT. He specializes in professional application development with Microsoft technologies, including Microsoft Visual Basic, Visual C#, Microsoft .NET, and Microsoft SQL Server. John has written over 60 articles and authored several books on data access technologies, including ASP.NET, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Microsoft Silverlight, ADO.NET, XML, and SQL Server. He can often be found speaking at industry conferences such as VSLive and DevConnections and viewed on MSDN webcasts. John is currently working on his upcoming book Data-Driven Services with Silverlight 2 (O'Reilly, 2009). You can always find John at

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