.NET

Entity Framework for Real Web Applications (Adam Tuliper) – Back By Popular Demand

Monday, October 1, 2012, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM There are many demos on the Internet for using the Entity Framework, but few seem to address good architectural project structures to use the Entity Framework in a layered application. This talk shows a well structured Visual Studio solution to use the Entity Framework in a new […]

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Entity Framework for Real Web Applications (Adam Tuliper)

Thursday, September 6, 2012, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM There are many demos on the Internet for using the Entity Framework, but few seem to address good architectural project structures to use the Entity Framework in a layered application. This talk shows a well structured Visual Studio solution to use the Entity Framework in a […]

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Node.js on Windows Azure (Peter Laudati)

Thursday, June 7, 2012, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Windows Azure is Microsoft’s cloud service, providing compute, storage, and other services to enable you to scale apps on demand.  Azure is not just a .NET solution. It’s a Windows solution, supporting other languages, including Java, PHP, and most recently Node.js.  Node.js?!  What’s that?  Why should […]

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MoCloud: Useful Cloud Patterns for Mobile Developers (Dani Diaz)

Thursday, May 3, 2012, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM If you want to spicy up a resume with the latest tech scene buzz words, I can’t think of two better ones than “mobility” and “cloud”. We all know that both of these technologies will play a big role in the future of our industry. In […]

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Mobile MVC Development with jQuery (Rachel Appel)

Thursday, April 5, 2012, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Come see Rachel talk about Mobile Web development using ASP.NET MVC 4, HTML 5, and jQuery Mobile. I tried to get more info out of her, but I guess she wanted it to be an amazing surprise 😉 Rachel currently works for Microsoft as a Sr. […]

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Mobile MVC Development with jQuery (Rachel Appel)

Thursday, March 1, 2012, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Cancelled Come see Rachel talk about Mobile Web development using ASP.NET MVC 4, HTML 5, and jQuery Mobile. I tried to get more info out of her, but I guess she wanted it to be an amazing surprise 😉 Rachel currently works for Microsoft as a […]

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Azure, Azure, Azure: Windows Azure Update (Peter Laudati)

Thursday, February 2, 2012, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Please join Peter Laudati and us on February 2nd for the INETA 10 Year Birthday Celebration! INETA has been instrumental to not only our user groups, but to the entire Microsoft user group community! Have you heard of Windows Azure? Maybe you have, but the concept […]

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Windows Phone / Azure Development by Dummies (Leo Junquera)

Thursday, January 5, 2012, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM For the past 4 years my nose had been buried in spreadsheets, budgets, PowerPoint presentations, and meetings. Shortly after starting at Microsoft my manager challenged everybody in my role to come up with a better way to manage a shared spreadsheet. How could we get multi-user […]

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Multi-Threading for the Everyday Developer (Miguel Castro)

Thursday, December 1, 2011, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Presentation Material Threading is one of those topics that is both a little complicated and very misunderstood. It seems it is a topic of extremes. Developers either don’t use it all or overuse it completely. Adding multi-threading capability to your application is not for the faint […]

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Cross-Platform Mobile Development with .NET (Greg Shackles)

Thursday, November 3, 2011, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Presentation Material With so many dominant players in the mobile space, each with its own stack, the thought of developing for all of them is daunting but unavoidable. Strange as it may seem, .NET developers are actually in the best position of all to do just […]

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jQuery 101 – Making JavaScript Fun (Mark Freedman)

Thursday, October 6, 2011, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Presentation Material jQuery is a cross-browser JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML, and it’s easily the most popular JavaScript library in use today. If you’ve been burned by JavaScript, or the conflicting document object models (DOM) between browsers, jQuery frees us from […]

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JavaScript From the Ground Up: An Introduction to JavaScript for .NET Developers (David Padbury)

Thursday, September 1, 2011, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Download Original Keynote Slideshow Download PDF Version of the Slideshow …Or, “if you’re a C# developer writing JavaScript, why you’re probably confused as hell.” JavaScript looks like a familiar language – it’s certainly got all it’s braces and parentheses where you’d expect. However underneath it’s a […]

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Generate Your Code! (Tom DuPont)

Special Day! – Wednesday, July 6, 2011, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Everyone in attendance will receive a free copy of CodeSmith Generator Professional! Download Presentation Material Code generation is a powerful practice that allows you produce higher-quality, more consistent code in less time. This helps remove the mundane and repetitive parts of programming, allowing developers to focus their […]

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Hack-Proofing your ASP.NET Web Forms & MVC Web Applications (Adam Tuliper)

Thursday, June 2, 2011, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Download Presentation Material Security is an afterthought with most developers. Easy hacking is a common problem with many web applications. This presentation explores the most common attacks on web applications, how they work to exploit your app, and more importantly, how to protect against them. Techniques […]

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.NET and MongoDB: The Ubiquitous Blog Example (John Zablocki)

Thursday, May 5, 2011, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Download Presentation Material This talk introduces .NET development with MongoDB by exploring the Meringue blog engine. Meringue is a work in progress, specifically developed for this presentation and was adapted from RateMySnippet.com. Its codebase illustrates concepts such as working with a Repository of T, modeling for […]

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Learning MVC for the Web Forms Developer (Adam Tuliper)

Thursday, April 7, 2011, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Download Presentation Material The biggest problem for developers moving to MVC is not being able to use a lot of the Web Forms knowledge we’ve already spent so much time learning. This presentation will take the developer from something they already know – ASP.NET Web Forms […]

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Handling Multi-Touch with Windows Phone 7 (Ben Dewey)

Thursday, March 3, 2011, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Download Presentation Material In this presentation Ben Dewey will demonstrate the ways to handle multi-touch on the Windows Phone.  We will start with an introduction of basic touch-enabled events, then Ben will show and explain common use cases like panning and zooming images, drawing and object gestures. Participants […]

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A Tour Around My First Windows Phone 7 Application (Benjamin Day)

Thursday, February 3, 2011, 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (Note the special start time — a half hour later this month.  Pizza will be served at 6:30, and the presentation starts at 7:00.) Download Presentation Material What’s it like to write a real Windows Phone 7 application?  How similar is it to writing a regular […]

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What’s New in ASP.NET MVC 3 (Michael Gerety)

Thursday, January 6, 2011, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM In this presentation, we’ll explore the new features in ASP.NET MVC 3 while building a functional web application.  Over approximately 90 minutes, we’ll develop with and discuss the following new features in MVC 3: Razor, the new default view engine included in MVC 3 First Class […]

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Data Parallelism and Performance with PLINQ and C# / .NET (Johnson M. Hart)

Thursday, December 2, 2010, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Processing large memory-resident data collections is a fundamental computing task, and numerous practical data processing problems are inherently parallel, allowing improved performance and throughput on multi-core, 64-bit systems. This talk will compare several distinct Windows methods to solve problems with a high degree of data parallelism, […]

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An Introduction to Continuous Integration with TeamCity (Mark Freedman)

Thursday, October 7, 2010, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Continuous integration (CI) is the process of continuously integrating committed code through system builds, running any existing unit tests, and optionally deploying packaged “build drops” that successfully complete the above two steps to a “staging” run-time environment. CI helps ensure that small pieces of effort are […]

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