Start planning for Southeast User Group Leader summit

A few months ago, my coworker Chris Bowen up in Boston participated in an all-up user group leadership summit. Microsoft was both a sponsor, as well as the event host. O’Reilly media was a sponsor as well. The event was known as the Northeast User Group Leader Summit (NEULGS) and drew participation from many groups….


Don Browning rocks the house at Atlanta Microsoft Professionals meeting

Last night we had a full house at the Microsoft office in Alpharetta for the July meeting of Atlanta Microsoft Professionals. Don Browning from Turner gave a tour of the new architecture features of Visual Studio 2010. Don brought a lot of practical experience to the talk, giving us insight into his team’s development process….

New website for Atlanta .NET

Due to a DNS and/or domain registration snafu, the Atlanta .NET User Group has a new home on the web. Join them this coming Monday October 27th for “Working with new ASP.NET features in .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1” with James Ashley from Magenic. See the site for meeting details.

Road closings around the Microsoft Alpharetta office

Just a heads up because many of you attend user group meetings at the Microsoft office in Alpharetta. When you are coming off of 400, you won’t be able to go west on Mansell to get there, because Old Roswell Road is closing beginning October 22. You’ll have to go east, turn left on Northpoint,…


Video – Doug Ware at Atlanta TechDays talking about Community

During the Atlanta TechDays events a few weeks ago, I had an opportunity to get local developer community member Doug Ware on camera to talk about user groups, community, his business, SharePoint and a lot of other things. One of my old pals from MSAM, Matt Hester, did most of the interviewing, which was fine,…


Atlanta .NET User Group (ADNUG)

Don’t miss tonight’s meeting of the Atlanta .NET User Group (ADNUG) where my co-worker Karl Rissland will be bringing us up to date on the world of BizTalk Server. See you then!


Sara Ford in the Southeast next week

Following her appearance at devLINK, don’t forget that Sara Ford, the Program Manager for Codeplex, is coming through the Southeast to hit a few user groups next week. Apparently, she’ll be talking about Visual Studio tips and tricks. You don’t want to miss Sara, she’s a blast! August 25 – Birmingham, AL Southern Living Auditorium…


The Future of Data at the Atlanta .NET Users Group, Monday July 28

The Atlanta .NET Users Group meets next Monday at the Microsoft office, and it seems to be that the theme for the meeting is "the future of data". First up will be Shawn Wildermuth delivering what promises to be an enlightening Q&A session on NHibernate’s support for LINQ and ADO.NET Data Services. And the main…


Atlanta Microsoft Professionals Group – next meeting Monday, July 7

I almost forgot to blog about the great lineup on Monday at the Atlanta MS Pros group meeting. In addition to some great local speakers like Dan Attis and Chris Rauber, we also have Alan Stevens coming in from Tennessee. Should be a great meeting! Atlanta Microsoft Professionals User Group