MS Dev WNY – Buffalo Area Developers Group Kicks Off!

Next Wednesday, Oct. 26th, MS Dev WNY (the rebranded presence of the Western New York .NET User’s Group) ushers back in a monthly get-together of Microsoft developers of all kinds – .NET, Windows Phone, Windows Azure, and who knows what’s to come! At the helm and the first speaker is Rich Nalezynski, who will be…

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ANOTHER New Group in New Hampshire

Last night, Pat Tormey, David Byer and guest speaker John Garland kicked off the third pillar of the New Hampshire .NET User Group in Portsmouth, and just today I got word of another group starting in Nashua on May 11th! The Granite State SharePoint User Group will be meeting the second Wednesday of each month…

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Seacoast .NET Inaugural Meeting–Apr. 20th

The New Hampshire .NET User Group is expanding into a new area of the state.  Joining the Nashua and Concord groups is a new branch spearheaded by Pat Tormey and David Byer and meeting at the Pease International Tradeport in Portsmouth.   The first meeting will held this Wednesday at Global Relief Technologies 2nd Floor 30…

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Kathleen Dollard in Vermont and New Hampshire

If you’re in northern New England, or even if not, you don’t want to miss the opportunity to catch one or both of Kathleen Dollard’s presentations at the Vermont .NET User Group in Burlington AND the New Hampshire .NET User Group in Nashua. On February 9th, Kathleen will be speaking on the Managed Extensibility Framework…

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PowerShell at Southern New England User Group

Here’s a great opportunity to get in the know about one of the hidden gems for streamlining development and administration tasks on the Windows platform – PowerShell.  Think of PowerShell as the command prompt on steroids, where everything you interact with is a .NET class providing a rich experience for both developers and system administrators….

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I Don’t Think We’re In Dallas Anymore

The topic was “Dallas”, but the weather was all New York winter…   This week, I took a trip down I-90, specifically the New York Thruway, to visit three of our .NET User Groups: Rochester, Visual Developers of Upstate New York Syracuse, Central New York .NET Developer Group Albany, Tech Valley .NET Users Group Coordinating…

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The I-90 Tour of “Dallas”

Ok, so I-90 doesn’t exactly go through Dallas, but I’m not going to let simple things like geography stop me.   I will indeed be on the road at the end of this month, stopping by three of the New York .NET User Groups on the I-90 corridor and talking about “Dallas”… not the city or…

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Heading West

This Tuesday, February 2nd, I’ll be presenting at the Western Massachusetts Microsoft Technology Users Group in Chicopee.  In keeping with the western theme here, I’ll be speaking on ‘Dallas’, a code name for a data-as-a-service offering announced at PDC 2009.  The meeting runs from 6 – 8:30 at the MassMutual Learning and Conference Center at…

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PowerShell, Virtually

Joel Bennett, one of the co-founders of the Upstate New York PowerShell Users Group that meets in Syracuse and Rochester has recently organized a Virtual PowerShell group.  As noted at the group’s web site: We have an ongoing discussion channel available for support with PowerShell questions on the chat.freenode.net IRC server #PowerShell channel. You can…

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Thank You Providence

I’m stealing a line from Alanis Morissette to offer my (and Chris’) appreciation for the turn out at our first-ever Northeast Roadshow to be held in the Ocean State.  If there were any doubt this is the ‘winter’ edition of our series, they melted (ahem) away on Wednesday as 30+ folks braved the winter storm…

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