MSDN Webcast: SharePoint for Internet Site Development-Enabling Social Networking (Level 200)
MSDN Webcast: SharePoint for Internet Site Development-Enabling Social Networking (Level 200)
Event ID: 1032397231
Language(s): English.
Product(s): Microsoft Office SharePoint Server.
Audience(s): Pro Dev/Programmer.

Social networking includes a wide variety of features that users have come to expect in online communities such as blogs, wikis, and personal profiles.  This session will introduce you to SharePoint’s collaboration features, and will also introduce the Community Kit for SharePoint (CKS).  We will show how the Community Kit for SharePoint provides an enhanced message board implementation and central configuration of social networking elements.

Presenters: Brendon Schwartz, Senior Software Engineer, Telligent, and Matt Ranlett, Principal Consultant for Intellinet Corporation, Intellinet Corporation

Brendon Schwartz has worked in the Atlanta area User Group scene and is known around town as one of the Atlanta .Net Regular Guys www.devcow.com.  He is currently on the INETA Board of Directors as the Vice President of Technology and is a Microsoft MVP for ASP.NET.  Today, Brendon works for Telligent, solving real world business problems with Microsoft technologies.  In addition to presenting at local user groups, he helped create the Free Training 1,2,3! series www.freetraining123.com to help developers learn Microsoft technologies.  He presented material at the first SharePoint 1,2,3! event www.sharepoint123.com along with other members of the Atlanta Microsoft Professionals.  Brendon has helped on the leadership teams of five different user groups, and has been interviewed for his community efforts on Pod Casts - including the ASP.NET Pod Cast, .NET Rocks! (Carl Franklin Road Show - Atlanta) and the SharePoint Show Pod Cast.  At the first Atlanta Code Camp in 2005, he presented material on ASP.NET mobile controls.  Brendon is co-author of the Wrox book, "Social Computing with Microsoft SharePoint 2007: Implementing Applications for SharePoint to Enable Collaboration and Interaction in the Enterprise".

Matt Ranlett, a SharePoint Server MVP and Principal Consultant for Intellinet Corp., has been a fixture of the Atlanta .NET developer community for many years. A founding member of the Atlanta Dot Net Regular Guys www.devcow.com and the SharePoint Guys www.sharepointguys.com, Matt has formed and leads several Atlanta area user groups. Despite spending dozens of hours after work on local and national community activities such as the Free Training 1, 2, 3! series www.freetraining123.com, helping to organize four Atlanta Code Camps, having served 2 years on the INETA Board of Directors as the Vice President of Technology, and appearing in several podcasts, Matt recently found the time to get married to a wonderful woman named Kim whom he helps to raise 3 dogs and their son Parker, born in early May 2008.

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