Meetings


Exploring an Immutable Architecture

Meeting Information: What would happen if we took immutability seriously? Immutability -- the self-imposed architectural constraint that data cannot be modified or deleted -- solves many of the technical problems of distributed systems. It prevents duplication; if you receive the same immutable message...

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Building Malware in Rust

Meeting Information: This talk covers building a simple toy implant in Rust. The goal of this implant is to allow an attacker to persist on a system post-exploitation and give them access needed to move laterally. I’ll start out with a look at the design and architecture of sophisticated real world implant...

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Improving the Design of Existing Software

Meeting Information: Over time, software rots. If we’re not diligent, our beautiful code can degrade into a worthless mess. Keeping our code in working condition is no different than changing the oil in our car – it’s preventive maintenance. In this session, Steve will look at some common places to look...

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.NET Core on AWS

Meeting Information: AWS has been building out a large suite of libraries and tools to help .NET developers build and deploy .NET applications on AWS. This includes adding AWS services like Amazon S3 and Amazon DynamoDB to your applications as well as building modern serverless .NET applications using...

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Men from Mars, Women from Venus: both can code .NET in Jupyter

Meeting Information: Jupyter Notebook is an open-source web application that allows you to create and share documents that contain live code, equations, visualizations and narrative text. Attend this session and learn how you can write .NET code with Jupyter Notebooks running in Raspberry Pi; read sensor...

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Building and maintaining a smart home

Meeting Information: Building and maintaining a smart home Blake will discuss his experiences building and maintaining a smart home. Starting from nothing to having a fully automated house can be overwhelming. We’ll cover many topics like choosing future proof products (usability, security, etc..), dealing...

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React and Typescript for Beginners

Meeting Information: React and Typescript for Beginners Want to get started with React and Typescript? In this session I'll walk you through building a little app. What will you get out of it? You'll see how to get started on a brand new app. Get a beginner's introduction to React, including how to make...

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Be a Dragon of an Ally

NOTE: This talk references current relevant social issues we can face in our daily lives in Technology roles. Meeting Information: Be a Dragon of an Ally We were all horrified when George Floyd was murdered, when Ahmaud Arbery was lynched, when women first reported their #MeToo moments, and at so many...

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Blazing the Web - Building Web Applications in C# with Blazor

Meeting Information: Blazing the Web - Building Web Applications in C# with Blazor With WebAssembly, creating web applications can be built with any programming language; JavaScript is no longer the only choice. In this session, you'll see how you can use Blazor to run C# natively in the browser. We...

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Azure DevOps for .Net - Fall into the Pit of Success

Meeting Information: Azure DevOps for .Net - Fall into the Pit of Success DevOps, .NET, Azure and all of the automation involved for a complete DevOps environment can be daunting. In this talk, Jeffrey Palermo provides prescriptive guidance for developers to fall into the "pit of success" when...

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