Presentations to Developer User Groups
Qld MSDN UG, Qld SQL Server UG, Brisbane SharePoint UG
Resources from Mike Fitzsimon's presentations
Mike is a regular contributor to QMSDNUG, the Queensland Microsoft Developer Network User Group. He was also recently invited to present his experiences with SQL Server on a Cluster to the inaugural meeting of QSSUG, the Queensland SQL Server User Group.
This page provides links to resources from some of Mike's presentations. (To download them, Right click on the links and select "Save As...")
Using Impersonation and Single Sign-On to access corporate data from within a custom SharePoint web part
8 March 2006 -- This presentation demonstrated the development of a custom web part which created a graph based on dynamic corporate data.
15 February 2005 -- This presentation describes practical tips for beginning PocketPC/Smartphone developers. As a demonstration, Mike developed Quoter, a simple sales force automation quoting tool on a Pocket PC.
The PowerPoint file (77 kb) also includes links to various MSDN articles on developing Compact Framework applications. The complete source of the Quoter application is available for download. (31 kb, VB.NET)
Quoter utilises the Communication Controls for the .Net Compact Framework from Mooseworks Software. A trial version is available for download here.Go to top of page
26 February 2004 -- This presentation describes the fundamentals of why and how to set up a high-availability Cluster of computers to run SQL Server.
The PowerPoint file (535 kb) also includes links to various practical Microsoft knowledge base articles on MSCS, Microsoft Cluster Services.Go to top of page
This presentation demonstrated how to use the .NET Windows Forms DataGrid, a complex-bound .NET GUI control.
The sample code shows how to programmatically load a three-table (grandparent, parent, child) DataSet and then set relationships between the tables e.g. Customers - Orders - Order Items. This hierarchic data is then displayed in an updateable DataGrid. A function to update changes back into the database is also included.
The sample also illustrates binding a collection of objects to a DataGrid.
(The sample code utilises a copy of the Northwind.mdb Access database typically located at C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\Samples\Northwind.mdb. To use another database, modify the ConnectionString on OleDbConnection1.)Go to top of page
March 18, 2003 - This presentation demonstrated how to use the .NET Framework's PrintDocument object and its associated dialogs.
The sample code includes a very simple "Hello World" (or more correctly, "G'day World") VB.NET project which prints a single string on the default printer.
Also included is a more complex VB.NET project called "PrintDemo". This illustrates printing multiple pages, incorporating vector graphics, images and barcodes in printed output. It also demonstrates the use of the various printing dialogs: Print, Page Setup and Print Preview.
(To download them, Right click on the links and select "Save As...")Go to top of page