Visual Studio Live would like to recognize and thank our sponsors and partners.

Platinum Sponsor

Microsoft Visual Studio

The Microsoft® Visual Studio® development system is a comprehensive suite of tools designed to help software developers create innovative, next-generation applications. Building on the integrated environment that makes it possible for a team to collaborate on creating and debugging applications, Visual Studio 2010 helps today's developers target a growing number of platforms, including Microsoft SharePoint®, and build applications for the cloud. www.microsoft.com/visualstudio



AppDynamics is the leading provider of application management in the cloud and the data center, delivering solutions for highly demanding distributed, dynamic, and agile environments. Our customers use us to monitor, troubleshoot, diagnose, and scale their production applications, and over 60,000 people have downloaded our free Java solution at appdynamics.com/free


DevExpress is an award winning software development company dedicated to the creation of a best in class suite of developer tools and components. DevExpress delivers an innovative line of products that help developers around the world to be more productive and inspiring them to build applications they never thought possible. DevExpress tools span a breadth of platforms and technologies providing the complete toolbox that developers count on to be more successful. For more information on DevExpress tools, please visit www.devexpress.com

Ancillary Sponsor:

ComponentOne provides hundreds of developer productivity tools to build enterprise-level applications for the desktop, Web, and mobile devices. With ComponentOne’s flagship product, Studio Enterprise, Microsoft Visual Studio developers spend less time coding and more time focusing on business logic. From grids, charts, and reports to PDF viewers, editors, and more UI controls, you get added functionality, professional styling, and effortless deployment.

In addition to custom WinForms, WebForms, WPF, Silverlight, WP7, Mobile, and COM components, the ComponentOne product line also encompasses documentation tools, Web Parts for SharePoint 2010, and extensions for LightSwitch. Visit www.componentone.com to access trial downloads, demos, and forums.

Media Sponsor

Code Project

With nearly 7.6 million registered members (and growing!), The Code Project is one of the world’s largest independent developer communities. Find what you’re looking for in more than 31,000 top-quality programming articles and tutorials—with hundreds of new articles each month—plus code snippets, discussions, news and the best bunch of developers on the net. Developers from all over the world come together to share source code, tutorials and knowledge for free—to help their fellow devs. www.codeproject.com

The Code Project is the official Visual Studio Live! 2012 Wi-Fi Sponsor.

Social Media Premiere Partner


SilverlightShow is a community portal focused on Silverlight, Windows Phone 7, Windows 8 and related technologies. At SilverlightShow you may find daily news digests, exclusive articles, free online webinars delivered by MVPs, recordings of all webinars, white papers and showcases of real-world projects, ebook versions of our best article series, forums, events, contests and more. All new content is instantly available to members and readers via RSS and social media. www.silverlightshow.net


Social Media Partner


inDynaBuzz.com is the worlds leading blog for all things Microsoft Dynamics AX. This includes a heavy focus on Articles, Example Code, How-To's, Interviews, and more. Topics covered from this blog including Microsoft Dynamics AX, and the rest of the Microsoft technology stack like Visual Studio, .NET, SharePoint, Office, SQL Server and so on. Authored by Microsoft Dynamics AX Professional Brandon George. 


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Chicago SQL Server User Group www.chicago.sqlpass.org

Dallas ASP.NET User Group - http://www.dallasasp.net/

Denver Visual Studio User Group - www.denvervisualstudio.net

Lake County .NET User Group - www.lcnug.org

New Mexico .NET Users Group - www.nmug.net

Tech Throwdown - http://www.techthrowdown.com/

Wichita SQL Server User Group - http://wichita.sqlpass.org/

Wisconsin SQL Server Users Group - http://wisconsin.sqlpass.org/

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