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Meetings Agenda

6:00pm - Doors Open

6:30pm - Meeting Begins: Welcome, Problem Clinic, Top Tips

7:00pm - Main Presentation Part 1

7:50pm - Break

8:10pm - Main Presentation Part 2

9:00pm - Presentation Ends. Retire To Bar.

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Last Ever Meeting: Double Bill with Mark Rendle
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 1:01 PM
It's DotNetDevNet's last ever meeting and we're going out in style with Mark Rendle providing a double bill of "AngularJS & TypeScript" and "History of Programming, Part 1".
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"The good, the bad and the ugly of mocking" with Ian Russell
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Monday, December 16, 2013 11:48 PM
Ian Russell of Crafty Coders delves into the essential yet often underestimated subject of mocking.
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"Write massively-parallel GPU code for the browser with WebGL" with Steve Sanderson
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Sunday, October 27, 2013 1:19 AM
Steve makes the long journey all the way from downtown Bristol to UWE to change the way we write performance critical web apps.
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What's new for developers in Windows 8.1 with Gill Cleeren
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Sunday, October 27, 2013 1:02 AM
Gill Cleeren returns to Bristol to tell us why Windows 8.1 will save the Windows 8 market.
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"Successfully Adopting the Cloud: Transport for Greater Manchester Case Study" with Steve Spencer
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Sunday, September 29, 2013 9:04 AM
Steve Spencer, Azure MVP and Black Marble Director, provides our first ever case study.
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"Making Window Store Dance with Nokia Drums" with Chris Myhill
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Sunday, June 02, 2013 6:40 AM
Chris Myhill co-founder of DotNetDevNet travels all the way from Bristol to speak at DotNetDevNet.
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"Introduction to Data Science" with Gary Short
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Sunday, May 12, 2013 10:14 AM
Gary Short is back! Gary is coming back to enlighten us in ways that only Gary Short can.
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"Introduction to Angular JS" with George Adamson
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 2:42 AM
Tall Wild George Adamson returns to the fair land of Bristol for his take on AngularJS. AngularJS is a significant JavaScript framework for building maintainable client-side applications.
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"Lions and tigers and hackers! Oh my!" with Phil Winstanley
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 1:20 AM
DotNetDevNet virgin, Phil Winstanley, talks about the real world. The real scarey world.
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Double Bill: "Use All of Visual Studio to Become a Better Developer" and "C++ in 2013 – Why on earth?" with Kate Gregory
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 1:00 AM
Kate Gregory, author of books and courses on C++, makes a very rare visit to the UK and we get her to speak at the DotNetDevNet! Hurrah for us!
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Introducing Windows Phone 8 development with Matt Lacey
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 11:51 PM
Matt Lacey makes his first visit to DotNetDevNet to talk about his passion: Windows Phone 8 development.
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The original speaker has cancelled. We are arranging a new speaker.
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 1:37 AM
The original speaker has cancelled. We are arranging a new speaker.
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"Gadgeteer for .NET" with Robert Hogg
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Friday, October 05, 2012 12:22 AM
Robert Hogg returns to Bristol to cover a subject that has inspired him (and many others): Gadgeteer for .NET. This is a seriously cool piece of kit. Enjoy this one.
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"TypeScript: The Good Parts" with Mark Rendle
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Friday, October 05, 2012 12:10 AM
We are delighted to welcome back Mark Rendle to talk about possibly the hottest subject in Microsoft web development, TypeScript. TypeScript is what CoffeeScript should have been, an extension to JavaScript instead of a replacement for JavaScript. Mark is a great speaker and he is speaking on a great subject. Don't miss this one.
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"Mobile Services: Build apps and sites more productively than you thought possible" with Steve Sanderson
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Thursday, October 04, 2012 9:10 PM
One of the great things about being based in Bristol is that Steve Sanderson lives in Bristol and that means every once in a while we get his presentations before everyone else does. Steve is always worth listening to so don't miss out on this one.
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"Noda Time: the challenges of a new date/time API" with Jon Skeet
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Tuesday, October 02, 2012 5:34 AM
Jon Skeet talks about Noda Time, a date and time library he has spent years developing and is now being released. Think you understand dates and times ? Think again. Jon *knows* this subject in the same way he knows the C# compiler.
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"Look Mom NoSQL - An introduction to NoSQL Databases for ASP.NET Developers" with Charles Nurse
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 11:25 PM
Local lad Charles Nurse returns to his old haunting ground to visit his Mum and cover NoSQL for us (not necessarily in that order though)
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"10 Great Things About Windows 8" with Jesse Liberty
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 5:45 AM
Jesse Liberty returns to Bristol to talk about one of the great loves of his life: Windows 8.
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“Take a free guided tour of Visual Studio 11 and .NET 4.5” with Gill Cleeren
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Monday, April 16, 2012 8:53 AM
Gill Cleeren travels all the way from Belgium just to tell the good people of Bristol (and possibly some other lesser known UK cities) all about what's new in the world of .NET and Visual Studio.
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"Rewriting software is the single worst mistake you can make – One year on!" with Phil Collins
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Friday, April 13, 2012 1:24 AM
Phil Collins returns to Bristol having conquered it with last year's talk at DDD South West 3. This is an updated version of that same talk.
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Designing for Mobile with George Adamson
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Thursday, April 12, 2012 4:13 AM
George is a real treat. An excellent presentation style combined with profound knowledge. No one ever nods off in a George Adamson presentation.
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Internationalizing ASP.NET MVC with Guy Smith-Ferrier
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Monday, February 20, 2012 8:44 AM
At last, after years of waiting, finally The .NET Developer Network's most interesting subject ever in the history of forever - Internationalization. Guy Smith-Ferrier will be talking (and talking and talking) on Internationalizing ASP.NET MVC. And, lordy, does he ever talk.
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Kinect The Dots with John Price
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Monday, February 20, 2012 6:19 AM
John Price, the king of all of the really interesting subjects, comes to Bristol to tell us about and demo Kinect from the point of view of the developer. John knows acres about the Kinect so he is absolutely the best person to tell us all about it.
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Selenium, a UI testing paradigm with Nathan Gloyn
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 2:01 AM
Prodigal son, Nathan Gloyn, returns to his first true user group having made his fortune in the city where the streets are paved with gold (Reading). This time he will be covering Selenium and explaining how to automate testing of websites.
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Minimalist Development with Nancy and Simple.Data with Mark Rendle
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Wednesday, December 07, 2011 2:07 PM
Mark Rendle, MVP and Chief Software Architect, explains why KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid) is alive and well and making real sense in Simple.Data and Nancy.
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"Web development with technologies that are still in the oven" with Steve Sanderson
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 11:53 PM
Steve Sanderson is our Christmas present to you this year and he'll be talking about a selection of new web technologies that he finds exciting. Also we'll have mince pies too.
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Re-Build: A Developer’s View of Windows 8 with Robert Hogg
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 6:21 PM
Robert Hogg gives an honest appraisal of Microsoft's re-imagining of the world's most used operating system. Come and see what the future holds and what new opportunities await.
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Introductory and Advanced Node.js with Gary Short
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Thursday, September 01, 2011 12:19 PM
Gary Short, fab presenter and top bloke, visits us to pack in as much introductory, intermediate, advanced and rocket science Node.js as he can manage in 90 minutes.
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Async methods: the C# feature you've been awaiting without knowing it... with Jon Skeet
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Tuesday, May 31, 2011 1:24 AM
Who better than the Jon Skeet himself, author of C# In Depth, to tell us all about the biggest, most important feature of C# 5: asynchronous methods.
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Silverlight 5 – the beta and beyond with Mike Taulty
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 2:42 AM
The very first person to ever speak at DotNetDevNet (on St. George's Day 2007), the Fabulous Mr Mike Taulty, is returning to tell us what's new in Silverlight 5. If you haven't seen Mike present before come and watch a master being excellent.
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"The Scaling Habits of ASP.NET Applications" with Richard Campbell
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Tuesday, May 03, 2011 12:15 PM
Richard Campbell (of .NET Rocks and RunAs Radio) presents one of the most useful, best delivered presentations you are ever likely to see. This one will sell out.
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"Natural Laws of Software Performance" with Kendall Miller
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Sunday, March 13, 2011 9:39 PM
Kendall Miller travels from the US to help us sort the wheat from the chaf in the world of software performance.
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"Is your code S.O.L.I.D ?" with Nathan Gloyn
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Thursday, January 27, 2011 8:38 PM
Nathan Gloyn travels all the way from just down the road to help us all to be better people (but more specifically to be better software engineers). It's Nathan's farewell presentation as he leaves us to seek his fame and fortune in Reading. Also it's our 4th birthday so there'll be cake.
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"Ba-da-Bing! Using the IIS SEO Toolkit to improve your site's ranking" with Andy Westgarth
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 7:47 PM
Andy Westgarth travels half the length of the country to start his tour of the south at our own humble user group. Great speaker, great subject and a great place to start a tour. Go Andy!
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Pex and Moles with Steve Strong
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Wednesday, December 01, 2010 6:05 AM
We are delighted to welcome the return of Steve Strong to the DotNetDevNet. Steve is covering Pex and Moles and if you haven't heard of these you will be surprised at just how much difference these can make to your testing strategy. Great speaker, great subject. Enjoy this one.
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MVC 3, Razor, Knockout: Do I really need to know all this? with Steve Sanderson
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Wednesday, December 01, 2010 3:11 AM
Armed with his shiney new blue badge Steve travels all the way from just down the road in Bristol to UWE to talk about MVC3, Razor and Knockout. Steve wrote the best selling book on MVC and also wrote Knockout itself. You really can't get much better qualified than this. And on top of this Steve is a great speaker - clear, fluent, logical and fast paced. An evening not to miss.
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Beginners Guide To Continuous Integration with Paul Stack
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Thursday, November 25, 2010 4:06 AM
Paul makes his first visit to the South West to extol the virtues of continuous integration (CI) - no development team should be without it! And of course it's December so there will be mince pies too.
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Building Offline Experiences using Sync Framework with Andy Wigley
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Saturday, September 18, 2010 6:52 AM
Andy Wigley, MVP and perhaps the country's leading authority on .NET mobile development, comes straight from presenting at TechEd Europe to Bristol to detail the solution to the offline application problem using Sync Framework. The presentation focusses on using the Sync Framework with mobile applications but the knowledge of Sync Framework is applicable to many UI platforms.
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Developing for Windows Phone 7 with Mike Ormond
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Friday, July 30, 2010 11:32 AM
Last seen at the DotNetDevNet in 2008 Mike Ormond makes a long overdue return to tell us about the subject of his latest focus: Windows Phone 7. Mike always delivers loads of content so if you're developing or considering the world's fastest growing platform come and take a look at Windows Phone 7.
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How To Manage Your Manager and Real-world Dynamic .NET with Mark Rendle
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Thursday, July 01, 2010 9:42 PM
Mark Rendle, voted Top Speaker By Knowledge Of Subject at DDD South West 2, presents a double bill of goodness. First he tells us how to get the best out of our bosses including how to get the best PCs, get sent to conferences and more importantly (?) how to get them to adopt new practices. And then he covers real world use of the new dynamic type in .NET 4. If you came to DDD South West 2 you'll remember Mark from his high powered grok talk at lunch time - loads of energy and very well delivered.
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May The Silverlight 4’s Be With You with Richard Costall
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Friday, May 14, 2010 10:34 AM
Richard Costall, MVP and the important half of the Chuckle Brothers, leaves his fortress in Coventry to survey the free lands of the South West with envy. And also to tell us about what's new in Silverlight 4.
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A Guided Tour of the Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF) in Silverlight 4 with Mike Taulty
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Friday, March 05, 2010 10:58 AM
The fabulous Mike Taulty, Microsoft Developer Evangelist, introduces us to the Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF) in Silverlight 4. MEF is a powerful and valuable way to de-couple your application from specific implementations. Mike is showing MEF in Silverlight 4 but the technology itself is valuable regardless of your choice of UI platform.
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Leading-edge Web Development with ASP.NET MVC with Steven Sanderson
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Tuesday, February 23, 2010 7:55 PM
It's not often you have a published author right here in your home town. This month sees Steven Sanderson, author of the best selling MVC book talk about, well, ASP.NET MVC of course. Steve was rated the best speaker (by knowledge of subject) at DDD South West so this should be a great night.
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Silverlight 4, MVVM and TDD with Jesse Liberty
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Monday, February 15, 2010 7:47 PM
Jesse Liberty (yes, that Jesse Liberty), Silverlight Geek from Microsoft US, starts his first UK and Ireland Silverlight tour in Bristol with a session on Silverlight 4, MVVM and TDD. Meet the man himself and see what this prolific guru has to say.
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Hyper-V For Developers with Liam Westley
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Friday, February 12, 2010 3:28 PM
Liam Westley returns to Bristol fresh from his DDD8 exploits to give us a second dose of virtualization, this time focussing on Hyper-V.
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Building an application for Windows Azure & SQL Azure with Eric Nelson
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Friday, January 22, 2010 6:43 PM
No longer a 'mere' Microsoft Developer Evangelist, Eric Nelson (aka Captain Azure) is now Microsoft UK's Azure Evangelist and he's coming to Bristol to be frank, honest and forthright once more.
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Xamlathon Live '10 with Josh Twist
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Monday, November 30, 2009 2:25 AM
Top, top speaker, Josh Twist, returns to deliver an evening of Blend and Xaml. Josh knows and explains Blend and Xaml like no one else. Don't miss this one.
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Entity Framework in .NET 4 with Eric Nelson
DotNetDevNet News By Administrator Account on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 2:12 AM
Microsoft Developer Evangelist Eric Nelson returns to The .NET Developer Network to tell us all that is new in next year's Entity Framework in .NET 4
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Credit Crunch Code with Gary Short
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Sunday, October 11, 2009 10:30 AM
Gary travels from the deepest and darkest depths of Scotland to give us a good ticking off for writing poor code.
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Aspect Orientated Programming with Steve Strong
DotNetDevNet Meetings By host on Monday, September 07, 2009 3:05 PM
Steve introduces us to Aspect Orientated Programming and shows how it can be used to show a clear separation of concerns
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