Dear ServerSide.COM Community, DataDirect Technologies is hosting a free XQuery tutorial workshop in Chicago, Washington DC, Houston, as well as London and Amsterdam. The XQuery covers the following topics: * Transforming XML documents into user-defined formats * Aggregating XML documents with relational data * Consuming Web services in XQuery * Exposing XQuery as data services * Integrating with non-XML B2B standards, like EDI * Adhering to XML industry standards, such as ACORD for insurance During this hands-on workshop we will be writing, testing and deploying a real XML and XQuery-based application. REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT TODAY! Dates & Location Information: TUESDAY, APRIL 1, CHICAGO (1 – 4 PM) W Chicago LakeShore 644 North Lake Shore Drive Chicago, Illinois 60611-3017 Phone: (312) 943-9200 THURSDAY, APRIL 3, DC (1 – 4 PM) Marriott Fairview Park 3111 Fairview Park Dr Falls Church, VA 22042 703-849-9400 THURSDAY, APRIL 17, HOUSTON (1 – 4 PM) Omni Houston Hotel Four Riverway Houston, Texas 77056 Phone: (713) 871-8181 TUESDAY, MAY 20, LONDON (9 AM – 2 PM) Dalí Universe County Hall Gallery Riverside Building, County Hall London SE1 7PB Phone: 0870 744 7485 THURSDAY, MAY 22, AMSTERDAM (9 AM – 2 PM) Plaza Park Hotel Damrak 1-5 Amsterdam, Netherlands 1012 LG Phone: 011-31-2062-34255 About DataDirect Technologies DataDirect Technologies is the software industry's only comprehensive provider of software for connecting the world's most critical business applications to data and services, running on any platform, using proven and emerging standards. Developers worldwide depend on DataDirect products to connect their applications to an unparalleled range of data sources using standards-based interfaces such as ODBC, JDBC and ADO.NET, XQuery and XML. More than 300 leading independent software vendors and thousands of enterprises rely on DataDirect Technologies to simplify and streamline data connectivity for distributed systems and to reduce the complexity of mainframe integration. DataDirect Technologies is an operating company of Progress Software Corporation (Nasdaq: PRGS).