Meetings


A New Direction for the Group

Meeting Information: A New Direction for the Group The North Dallas .NET Users Group is going through big changes in format and focus. We announced them at the April meeting and have posted the big ideas up on our about page . In short, we're going to change the way that we learn together, we're going...

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Multi-Targeting and .NET Standard

Meeting Information: Multi-Targeting and .NET Standard One library to rule them all and in the compiler connect them. Microsoft has been promising this kind of shared code since the Framework fragmentation began. Now with .NET Standard, you can really write one library and multi-target for all the platforms...

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Hard-Core .NET Core and the new Standard in .NET Development

Meeting Information: Hard-Core .NET Core and the new Standard in .NET Development This session will cover the evolution of the .NET Framework over the last several years - from .NET Core to .NET Standard. What it means to you, your applications and how to utilize the appropriate frameworks into your...

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Lessons Learned as a Polyglot Programmer

Meeting Information: Lessons Learned as a Polyglot Programmer We have entered the age of polyglot programming. It is no longer sufficient to know only C#, JavaScript, and SQL. Even if this wasn't the case, understanding the motivations and idioms of other languages will make you better in the language...

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Not Hotdog: Android Things and Visual Studio/Xamarin

Meeting Information: Not Hotdog: Android Things and Visual Studio/Xamarin We will cover the new platform announced by Google, called Android Things. Android Things lets you build Android apps that run on devices like a Raspberry Pi using all of the great tools already available and familiar to Android...

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Intermediate Aurelia: Taking Your SPA to the Next Level

Meeting Information: Intermediate Aurelia: Taking Your SPA to the Next Level Getting your app running with the basic data-bindings in place is only the first step. Aurelia provides the tools to create an experience your users will love, rather than just tolerate. Build a great data entry experience with...

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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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