Boston .NET User Group

Oct 17 2011

New England Code Camp 16-Sat 10/29

Register now for Code Camp 16 on Saturday 10/29/2011 in Waltham, MA. Also, don’t forget speaker submission ends this Friday 10/21/2011. Check out the proposed topics on the registration page.

Oct 12 2011

No Boston .NET Meeting Wed 10/12

Unfortunately, we were unable to find anyone willing to speak at this month’s meeting so we’ll see you on Wed 11/9. If you, or someone you know would be interested in speaking at one of our meetings please email chris.pels _AT_

Oct 10 2011

Code Camp Boston 10/29: Presentations

Presentations submitted for Code Camp Boston #16 on Saturday, October 29th, 2011.

Presentations approved so far:

  • 10 Common Unit Testing Mistakes: Benjamin Day
  • Architecture Modeling with UML in Visual Studio 2010: Viatchrslav Kokaev
  • ASP.NET Meets the Cloud: Jim O’Neil
  • ASP.NET MVC 3 Introduction, Part 1: Brock Allen
  • ASP.NET MVC 3 Introduction, Part 2: Brock Allen
  • Building Your First jQuery Plugin: John Petersen
  • Easy Async with .NET 4.5: John Bowen
  • Falling in Love with LINQ: Larry Spencer
  • Having fun with Netduino: Joe Havelick
  • HTML5 for the Silverlight guy: an introduction to “serious” JavaScript development: David Padbury
  • Introduction to Metro Style Apps: Frank Wu
  • JavaScript in 60 minutes for C# developers: Frederic Torres
  • KickAss HTML5 WebForms: Carl Bergenhem, Chris Anton
  • Making (More) Money with Phone 7: Russ Fustino
  • Middleware solutions: How BizTalk Services Simplify SOA?: Bala Subra
  • MVVM in Practice: Lessons Learned on a Mobile Data Collection Project: Lawrence Kelley
  • Nhibernate 101 – NHibernate Basics for Beginners: Robert Palmer
  • Securing your Silverlight Applications: Robert Hurlbut
  • SharePoint 2010 Development for .NET Developers: SB Chatterjee
  • SharePoint 2010 Widetry with Silverlight: Scott Currier
  • The Orchard Project: From Installation to Customization: John Zablocki
  • Using The Microsoft Push Notification Service for Windows Phone Applications: Don Sorcinelli
  • Using Windows Azure to Build Cloud Enabled Windows Phone Apps: John Garland
  • What’s New in iOS5 using MonoTouch: Mike Bluestein

Sessions under consideration:

  • .NET and MongoDB: A Code First Introduction to NoSQL.NET and MongoDB: A Code First Introduction to NoSQL: John Zablocki
  • 25 things I’ve learned about C# over 10 years: Phil Denoncourt
  • A thorough intro to JavaScript: David Padbury
  • Developing Applications for the Microsoft Kinect: Phil Denoncourt
  • Identify & Fix Performance Problems with Visual Studio Ultimate: Benjamin Day
  • Introduction to jQuery: Brock Allen
  • Introduction to Windows Identity Foundation: Brock Allen
  • Introduction to Windows Phone Development with Silverlight: John Garland
  • Javascript Testing: John Petersen
  • JavaScript’s in ur backend: an introduction to node.js: David Padbury
  • REST and ASP.NET MVC: John Petersen
  • The future of XAML for XAML developers: John Bowen

This post will be updated within 2 days of receipt of new presentations and when selections are made.

Note that this is not the final list of presentations to be made.  That will be determined after the close of submissions.

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Last updated: 10/17/2011

Sep 28 2011

Code Camp Boston: Fall 2011 Registration Open

Registration and speaker abstract submission for the Code Camp Boston Fall 2011 on Saturday, 10/29/2011 is now available at Register now as an attendee and consider using this great opportunity to share your technical knowledge with your peers by submitting an abstract to speak.

Sep 26 2011

Refresh Boston 9/28 Mtg

The Refresh Boston September meeting will be this Wed 9/28 at the Microsoft NERD center. There will be a panel discussion which will take a look at some of the challenges in helping people learn, and then apply those insights to experience design more broadly. This is a great group for learning more about creating quality user experiences in your applications.


50% Off all O’Reilly Ebooks and Video to UG Members

Use discount code B2SDEAL in the shopping cart at Offers expire September 28th, and may not be combined with other offers.

Sep 15 2011

September Meeting Wrap-up

A great presentation by Frederic Torres last night on JavaScript! He has made his slides available here:


wakanday 2011 JS.everywhere Conference-Boston 10/15

This should be a good 1-day conference focused on JavaScript. Check out the details at Today, 9/15 is the last day to get the $99 rate. After that $149.

Sep 14 2011

September Meeting Tonight (Wed) 6pm

Join us for our September meeting tonight Wed 9/14 on “JavaScript for C# and Other Developers" from 6-8 pm at the Microsoft Waltham, MA office. With the announcement of Windows 8 yesterday at the Build conference in Anaheim, CA where JavaScript will play a central role this will be a valuable presentation.

Hope to see you this evening.

Sep 13 2011

Boston Code Camp: 10/29-Call for Volunteers

The next edition of our always popular Boston Code Camp will be on Saturday 10/29/2011 at the Microsoft Waltham office. Registration and call for speakers coming soon.

In the meantime, Code Camp coordinator Patrick Hynds is looking for volunteers to help w/ a variety of tasks both before and at the event. If you wold like to help get in touch w/ Patrick a.s.a.p. and get more details.

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