Job Fair - April 4th, Prior to the Main Meeting

The Central Maryland Association of  .NET Professionals will be having a .NET Developer's Job Fair from 4pm to 6:30pm prior to April's main meeting, at the UMBC Tech Center. This Job Fair is for people with all levels of experience, from those that want to know what .NET is to senior level. The Job Fair will include about a half-a-dozen career enhancing presentations about the industry and your job search. No Registration Required. Free Admission. For details go to

Central Maryland Association of .NET Professionals

Tuesday, April 4th - 6:30 PM

UMBC Technology Center
1450 South Rolling Road
Halethorpe, MD 21227

Main Topic

Sahil Malik - Theory of transactions, and practical applications in databases ADO.NET, SQL, CLR, System.Transactions and more.

Raise your hand if you want to write bad code. Raise your hand if your boss ever gave you a raise because you wrote a terrible unreliable system that corrupted your organization's data. If you haven't raised your hand yet, then come and dive deep into one of the most important computing topics.

Sahil Malik, Microsoft MVP [C#], author of the bestselling Pro ADO.NET 2.0, an ADO.NET trainer for, a Consultant, Trainer and Mentor in various Microsoft Technologies will be our diving instructor. Sahil can be reached at

I am looking forward to seeing you for an evening of networking, pizza, refreshments, and valuable raffle and door prizes. All first time members, and those that bring a first time member, receive a free raffle ticket.

.NET 2.0 Mini-Series

Code Generation in .NET 2.0

by Stan Bice

Stan Bice will speak about using code generation to speed development

Membership Support

Your ongoing support enables the CMAP executive board to continue to improve the quality of programming we offer the community. You can continue to help CMAP by attending the next meeting and bringing a friend and/or colleague. Send your comments to Directions to the UMBC Technology Center are below.

Perry Goldenberg
CMAP Marketing Director

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Directions to CMAP Main Meeting at UMBC Technology Center:

From Baltimore - Take I-95 South (follow Washington signs.) Pass Beltway (I-695) exit. Next exit (47B) will be I-195. Take exit and bear right (North towards Catonsville. DO NOT GO SOUTH ON I-195 TOWARDS BWI AIRPORT). Continue with directions 'Once on I-195 N' below.

From Washington - Take I-95 North (toward Baltimore). Pass Harbor Tunnel (I-895) exit. Next exit (47B) will be I-195. Take exit and bear left, under I-95, North towards Catonsville. DO NOT GO SOUTH ON I-195 TOWARDS BWI AIRPORT. Continue with directions 'Once on I-195 N' below.

Once on I-195 N
Continue on I-195 North. Stay in the middle lane and go PAST the UMBC exit on the right until you come to the stop sign at Rt.166 (Rolling Road). Turn left onto Rolling Road (Rt.166)(South towards Arbutus). Go 1/2 mile to sign for 'Rolling Road' (There is also a sign to 'Gun Road.' If you start to go over a bridge, you've gone too far.) Turn right. Road immediately forks, left-hand fork is the road leading to the UMBC TechCenter. Proceed another 1/2 mile to the parking lot. Meeting room is on the left once in the front door.

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