CMP Technology's 20th Annual Software Development West 2007 Returns to the Santa Clara Convention Center, March 19-23

Expo Floor Expanded to Accommodate Growing Number of Exhibitors

Jan 31, 2007

CMP Technology, producers of industry-defining events such as SD Best Practices, Architecture & Design World, and Interop, today announced the program line-up for Dr. Dobb's 20th annual Software Development West Conference & Expo (SD West 2007). Taking place March 19 - 23 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California, SD West 2007 will gather the top experts, visionaries and well- known technology gurus from all corners of the software development world. Exhibitors include IBM, Aladdin Knowledge Systems, Microsoft, Google, Adobe, Amazon, Intel, Intuit, Research in Motion, VA Software and many other top vendors.

"As our loyal alumni have come to expect, SD West 2007 will offer in-depth coverage of the hottest innovations in software development" said Tamara Carter, conference director of the Software Technology Group at CMP. "To celebrate our 20th year, we've put together the most impressive SD West ever! Both attendee registrations and exhibitor sign-ups have already exceeded our expectations -- just last week we had to expand the Expo floor just to keep up with the increased demand for booth space. There is no doubt that SD West continues to be the must-attend event for Silicon Valley's leading developers."

SD West features a comprehensive mix of training on the latest languages, technologies, tools and trends. Taught by the most innovative minds in the industry, the curriculum offers than 200 classes and tutorials in 14 technical tracks covering Windows Vista, Ruby, Web 2.0, Java, Web Services/SOA, .NET 3.0, Modeling & Design, Quality & Testing, Security, and more.

Conference highlights include a two-day C++ tutorial by C++ creator, Bjarne Stroustrup, and Herb Sutter, the lead architect of C++/CLI; a completely revamped Business of Software track; after-hour birds-of-a-feather gatherings; and a multitude of other learning and networking events taking place throughout the week.

  Special Events include:

   --   20th Anniversary Conference Party
   --   Dr. Dobb's Journal Excellence in Programming Award
   --   Developer Bowl competition
   --   17th Annual Jolt Product Excellence Awards Ceremony
   --   Keynotes by industry luminaries
   --   Innovation Games session with author Luke Hohmann

  Complete event details are available at .

Note to Journalists: Press and analysts are invited to view event press releases and media registration at .

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