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".NET: A Vision for the Future of Internet Computing"

By Mr. Marc Wolfson, .NET Solutions Specialist, Microsoft Corporation
No fee. Open to the public. 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Pub Talk at 6:00 p.m.

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Software as a Service model based on XML Web services creates a new way to develop and use software. Microsoft's .NET architecture provides Foundation Services and tools as well as the design patterns required for the vision of a "Programmable Web". At this Pub, come learn about .NET is Microsoft's platform for XML Web services, the next generation of software that connects our world of information, devices, and people in a unified, personalized way.


As a Microsoft .NET Solutions Specialist, Mr. Marc Wolfson is part of an extended Developer Evangelism team with a mission to help developers and management understand the advantage of .NET. Prior to joining Microsoft, Mr. Wolfson helped create Pyramid Imaging in San Francisco, later acquired by Nextera, a company whose majority shareholders include Larry Ellison and Michael Milken. As a Senior Technical Architect at Nextera, he defined architectures in both large enterprises and New Economy companies using both Microsoft WindowsDNA and J2EE architectures while leveraging mature technologies such as EDI and Mainframe processing.


Founded in 1975, Microsoft ( is the worldwide leader in software, services, and Internet technologies for personal and business computing. The company offers a wide range of products and services designed to empower people through great software -- any time, any place, and on any device.