A few people have noticed (and asked questions about) one of the slides in the Into to SharePoint for .NET Developers webcast series mentioning a Web 2.0 Fire Starter for SharePoint. Here's a bit more information on it (you can register for a Live Meeting based format as well):
Did you know that SharePoint is the fastest growing Server product in Microsoft's history? It's not only an enterprise darling but also an IT pro dream in terms of maintenance. Now is the time to showcase its sweet side to Developers.
Web 2.0 needs no introduction! It's revolutionizing the way we interact with the web. Add SharePoint to the mix and you have something groundbreaking! In this Fire Starter Edition we will show how you can work with SharePoint Server and Web 2.0 technologies like, AJAX, Silverlight, Web Parts, etc. and also show you how you can create and brand a page using SharePoint designer in less than 39 minutes. We guarantee that the content will be hot and fresh!
This daylong event is free for anyone who wants to learn about Share Point Server and how it helps them to build and customize websites effortlessly.
Topics covered include Silverlight in SharePoint, Web Parts, Web services, workflow, event handlers and page branding.