Events this Week – February 8th, 2010

Here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next week (or so) for the Mid-Atlantic area, as well as webcasts of interest…this list includes events imported from the UGSS event calendar, and all events entered in Community Megaphone are also automatically synced to the UGSS event calendar:

PGHDOTNET February Meeting - Improving Your ASP.NET Application's Performance, and Creating Web UI Unit Tests
Tuesday, February 09, 2010 5:30 PM, Pittsburgh, PA
Join us on February 9th for two sessions as David Hoerster first describes how you can quickly create web UI unit tests using Visual Studio 2010's new CodedUI Tests feature. Afterwards, we'll talk about how to improve the overall performance of your ASP.NET web sites by going over a few tips and tricks. This is a session that will be beneficial to developers, testers and architects alike!
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Hampton Roads .NET Users Group - Feburary Meeting
Tuesday, February 09, 2010 6:00 PM, Chesapeake, VA
Introduction to Data Warehousing
Speaker: Jessica Moss
Learn about data warehousing in this introductory presentation. We will discuss the benefits of using a data warehouse, the dimensional modeling principles needed to design a data warehouse, and the tools that will help design, load, and aggregate data in a data warehouse. The presentation will show all pieces of a working data warehouse to illustrate these points.
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RockNUG Release 3.8
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 6:30 PM, Rockville, MD
Sliverlight 4.0 Highlights from PDC
by David Makogon
David will take us through some of the exciting new features for Silverlight 4.0 that were announced at the PDC, including improved out of browser functionality, drag and drop and Visual Studio enhancements. He'll also demonstrate the Silverlight Toolkit. If time allows, he'll demonstrate how to host Silverlight in Azure.
David is a Senior Consultant at RDA (, and the technical lead on RDA's Architectural Guidance evangelist team (blog at He's also on the mid-Atlantic architecture rountable, sponsored by Dr. Z @ Microsoft in Reston. You can also follow him on twitter: .
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