MSDN Chapter Meeting in Colombo

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Microsoft is holding it’s first MSDN chapter meeting in Colombo on the 13-Jan-2004 at the Colombo Plaza. You can pre-register online by visiting the site here


The following is the agenda for the event.



8.30 Registration


Visual Basic 6.0 and Visual Basic.NET Comparison


9.00 Introduction - Harish Hariharan, Microsoft

9.10 Best practices for upgrading VB 6.0 projects to VB.NET - (Edmund Quek)


Migrating existing Visual Basic 6.0 projects to Visual Basic.NET


10.10 Language enhancements in Visual Basic.NET - (Edmund Quek)

11.10 Coffee Break with mingling with speakers

11.30 Upgrading and deploying windows forms applications to Visual Basic.NET - (Matthew Hardman)

12.30 Lunch


Visual Basic.NET & New Technology


01.15 Developing Pocket PC applications using Visual Basic.NET - (Matthew Hardman)

02.15 .NET Connected Logo and Windows Verification Program - (Matthew Hardman)


02.30 Evaluation Form collection and Prize draw.


So what are you waiting for? Go register soon, it’s very rarely that you see guys from Microsoft coming down to Colombo, so let’s make the best use of it.