Meetings


Micro:bit, Web Bluetooth, and Find a Friend: micro:bit Edition for the Kids

Meeting Information: Micro:bit, Web Bluetooth, and Find a Friend: micro:bit Edition for the Kids This month we are once again hosting two events, one for adults, and one for kids. Both will involved the micro:bit. The micro:bit is a business card sized computer. This tiny computer will allow you to learn...

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How to Create Effective Hands-On Labs for Developers

Meeting Information: How to Create Effective Hands-On Labs for Developers Helping people learn is fun for us and useful for them. It's also a very effective way to advance your career. Many higher-level development leadership roles expect you to be able to help other developers improve. You can mentor...

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Building Full-Stack Solutions with C# & ASP.NET Core 3.0

Meeting Information: Building Full-Stack Solutions with C# & ASP.NET Core 3.0 ASP.NET Core 3.0 contains new features for building modern web applications and services. In this session, we'll show you how to use ASP.NET Core 3.0 to build full-stack solutions using the latest versions of C# and the .net...

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.NET Core Makes Windows & Mac Great

Meeting Information: .NET Core Makes Windows & Mac Great In this meeting, David L. Penton will discuss creating and running .NET Core apps that compile and run on both Mac and Windows, some basics of .NET Core, the .NET Core CLI, and different deployment models (framework dependent vs. self-contained...

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Summer Game Programming Fun

Meeting Information: Summer Game Programming Fun It is summer time and so it's the time for fun! We're going to keep the game dev fun going for another month. Join us if you can. This time, though, we're going to take advantage of the fact that we can use multiple rooms and have three game-related sessions...

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Easy Happy Fun Game Development with DragonRuby!

Meeting Information: When Amir was a kid, his first introduction to programming was through building games using VB6. You may have a similar story of coding for the first time, making some form of digital interactive media. And like the story usually goes, we eventually have to grow up. We find that...

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Part 2: Hands-On Elasticsearch and Kibana

Meeting Information: Part 2: Hands-On Elasticsearch and Kibana This is a hands-on exercise, so bring your laptop. You don't have to have anything installed. If you did not come last time, there will be materials for you to work with, so don't feel like you can't come because you missed last time. Join...

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Hands-On Elasticsearch and Kibana, Part 1

Meeting Information: Hands-On Elasticsearch and Kibana, Part 1 Elasticsearch and Kibana are easily my most favorite tools that I've started using over the last year. I want to show you how to use them. Elasticsearch is an easy-to-use distributed full-text search and analytics engine. As you would imagine...

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Hands-On Web Application Development with TypeScript and Webpack

Meeting Information: Hands-On Web Application Development with TypeScript and Webpack No matter your back end technology, TypeScript is a great choice for your rich Web front end. And if you are using Node.js, then it's great for the back end too. Far from being "JavaScript for C# developers", TypeScript...

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Hands-On CSS Flexbox

Meeting Information: Hands-On CSS Flexbox In the last meeting we practiced CSS layout, discussed how the display property works, and learned how to use floats effectively. In this session we will discuss Flexbox, a newer way to do CSS layout. This is a hands-on activity, so bring you computer. Be ready...

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