Meeting Notice - Thursday May 14, 2015

"Learn C#" with William Wegerson

Due to scheduling conflicts, this month's meeting will be held on Thursday instead of Tuesday.

C# 101: for those who want to develop in the C# language. All interested will get a chance to learn the basics of the language, how it interacts with .Net and will be given a working knowledge of the editor Visual Studio 2013. Bring your laptop downloaded with the free fully working version of Visual Studio Community Edition which targets everyone (except those in corporate settings) and follow along with the examples and learning. Explore a new language and tap into features such as Windows Azure, SQL Server and Visual Studio Online all through the power of C#. All examples will be online and accessible during and after the presentation to help you continue your learning experience.
(Optional) Download the Visual Studio Community Edition (before the meeting only please because Wi-Fi is limited)

Bio: William Wegerson [blog] [twitter] [linkedin]

William has been recognized by Microsoft as a community volunteer in promoting Microsoft technologies for the past six years as a C# MVP. He as a .Net related blog of OmegaCoder.com and does other such learning events to help developers be productive in Microsoft technologies. He also has helped organize the past two and upcoming Denver Dev Days events (May and October and one June 6th) for programmers looking to learn new technologies.

Meeting Details: The meeting will start promptly at 6:00 PM. Food and prizes are provided.
MEETING LOCATION: Epicentral (Downtown Colorado Springs). View location details (link).

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Meeting Notice - Tuesday April 14, 2015

"Create cross-platform apps using XAML" by Shawn Kendrot

Find out how you can create Cross-platform apps using XAML as the UI for all platforms!
This session will dive into Xamarin.Forms, a new addition to Xamarin that allows developers to create Cross-platform applications using C# and XAML across all platforms.

Bio: Shawn Kendrot [blog] [twitter] [linkedin]

Shawn Kendrot is a Microsoft MVP in Windows Platform Development with a love for all things XAML. Shawn has been building mobile apps for three years and started using Xamarin.Forms when it was released.

Meeting Details: The meeting will start promptly at 6:00 PM. Food and prizes are provided.
MEETING LOCATION: Epicentral (Downtown Colorado Springs). View location details (link).

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Meeting Notice - Tuesday March 10, 2015

"A preview of ASP.Net 5 (aka ASP.Net vNext)" by Ely Lucas

ASP.Net 5 is coming soon and with it are some major changes. It has been redesigned from the ground up and is now completely open sourced, cross platform, and highly modular. We will take a look at the new .Net Core CLR, the K runtime, and how MVC6 combines both MVC and Web API into a unified API. Come join us and see how ASP.Net 5 is bringing the .Net stack into the modern web world.

Bio: Ely Lucas [blog] [twitter] [linkedin]

Ely Lucas is a web and mobile developer that works at Aspenware and helps clients create amazing software. Ely has been developing web applications for over 15 years, and is a former Microsoft MVP for ASP.Net. He loves to share his knowledge and is active in the local developer community.

Meeting Details: The meeting will start promptly at 6:00 PM. Food and prizes are provided.
MEETING LOCATION: Epicentral (Downtown Colorado Springs). View location details (link).

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Meeting Cancellation - February 10th, 2015

The February 10th, 2015 User Group Meeting has been Cancelled.  Sorry for the inconvenience but January was a busy month for the User Group organizers and speakers.

Please stay tuned for information regarding March's meeting.

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Meeting Notice - Tuesday December 9, 2014

"Review of 2014 and a Look Ahead to 2015" by Ben Hoelting

Since this is the last meeting of the year, Ben Hoelting will lead a group discussion related to the biggest developer-related stories of 2014. Once we put the lid on 2014, we will take a look into the crystal ball and try to define what is going to be big in 2015. Ben will prepare some slides to lead the discussion. He will also have some demos of ASP.NET vNext to share with the group and spark some discussion. This is the Holiday meeting so we will get some better food and celebrate another great year for software developers. Don’t miss it!

Bio: Ben Hoelting [blog] [twitter] [linkedin]

Ben Hoelting is Director of Technology at Aspenware, C# MVP and a Telerik Insider. He graduated from Colorado State University in 1997 with a BS in Computer Information Systems and a Minor in Computer Science. Ben joined the IT industry in 1996 as an intern and has worked with .NET since its inception back in 2001. Ben is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) for Web and Windows .NET 4.0. Finally, Ben is very involved in the local .NET community and is the leader of the South Colorado .NET User Group.

Meeting Details: The meeting will start promptly at 6:00 PM. Food and prizes are provided.
MEETING LOCATION: Epicentral (Downtown Colorado Springs). View location details (link).

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