Meetings


Pursuing Quality

Meeting Information: Pursuing Quality Quality is hard to define and even harder to achieve. Chris has spent the last 5 years working as a developer in a Quality role. This talk includes a philosophy on quality, lessons learned, tools, and techniques that can help you define and achieve quality in your...

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Lessons Learned from Teaching at a Coding Bootcamp

Meeting Information: Lessons Learned from Teaching at a Coding Bootcamp If you have ever considered teaching at a coding bootcamp, pondered starting one, or have wondered if hiring a graduate is a good idea, come for the discussion and bring your questions. For the last year and a half I've taught at...

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Creating an Alexa Skill with AWS Lambda

Meeting Information: Creating an Alexa Skill with AWS Lambda Amazon's Alexa platform is taking the world by storm, helping empower smart homes around the world. But what many developers may not realize is that this is not a closed platform, in fact it has a thriving marketplace for programs, or Skills...

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Execute Order 66 - Mixed Reality for .NET Developers

Meeting Information: Execute Order 66 - Mixed Reality for .NET Developers Powerful Augmented, Mixed and Virtual reality devices like HoloLens make science fiction movie technology become reality for consumers. This session will talk about Microsoft Mixed Reality platform and the challenges that AR and...

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A Tale of Two Clouds: Building an App Across AWS and Azure

Meeting Information: A Tale of Two Clouds: Building an App Across AWS and Azure Today's enterprise cloud consumers have a difficult decision to make when deciding where to deploy their application workloads: AWS, Azure or both? Both platforms share many similar services but have critical differences...

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Practical Functional Programming

Meeting Information: Practical Functional Programming Bring your laptop for this hands-on training! Functional Programming is the heart of many exciting new technologies including big data, microservices, the cloud, and a surprising number of familiar libraries. If you write C# or JavaScript code you...

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Exception Driven Development

Meeting Information: Exception Driven Development If customer facing issues are your top priority, then you already adhere to the primary principle of Exception Driven Development. It's a pretty simple concept: Collect application data, especially regarding errors and crashes, and then focus on fixing...

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Sharpen Your C# Skills

Meeting Information: Sharpen Your C# Skills Features like async/await have often taken the spotlight away from other features in C# that are a lot more important for developer efficiency and productivity. This talk will be diving into some of the lesser-known features in C#, a language developed by Microsoft...

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Getting to the core of ASP.NET Core

Meeting Information: Getting to the core of ASP.NET Core Microsoft has created a new base library for ASP.NET which powers all of ASP.NET MVC, but sometimes it is useful to take a step back and understand just the fundamentals. So in this talk we will review creating a basic web server with just ASP...

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Up and running with React in ASP.NET

Meeting Information: Up and running with React in ASP.NET (without Node!) React is a JavaScript library for building modern user interfaces. It's often used in a node-based stack, but needn't be. You can build your next feature in React in your existing ASP.NET MVC application seamlessly. This approach...

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