Events This Week – November 29th, 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:

  • SharePoint 2010 with Silverlight w/ Becky Isserman
    Tuesday, November 30, 2010 7:00 PM, Arlington, VA
    Join us for a "Dazzling" night as Becky Isserman aka @MossLover presents Dazzling SharePoint 2010 with Silverlight.
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  • SharePoint ShopTalk
    Thursday, December 02, 2010 12:30 PM, Online
    SharePoint ShopTalk is a weekly discussion where our panel of experts answer questions about SharePoint. No question is too small or too big.
    Join the SharePoint ShopTalk LinkedIn Community to submit questions prior to the event. You may also tweet your questions during the event to @spshoptalk as well via the live meeting.
    We will address questions received during our talk. We look forward to the continued sharing of SharePoint knowledge.
    Audio Call-in Number: (760)-569-0111
    Audio Passcode: 724468#
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  • RVNUG Monthly Meeting - Database Design for Developers
    Thursday, December 02, 2010 6:00 PM, Roanoke, VA
    Database Design for Developers  (Level 200)
    This session is for software developers tasked with database development. Attend and learn about patterns and anti-patterns of database development, one method for building re-executable Transact-SQL deployment scripts, a method for using SqlCmd to deploy re-executable Transact-SQL deployment scripts, and fodder for a lively discussion about NULLs.
    Andy Leonard is an Architect with Molina Medicaid Solutions, SQL Server database and Integration Services developer, professional trainer, community mentor, SQL Server MVP, and engineer. He is a co-author of Professional SQL Server 2005 Integration Services and SQL Server MVP Deep Dives. Andy blogs for His background includes web application architecture and development, VB, and ASP; SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS); data warehouse development using SQL Server 2000, 2005 and 2008.
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  • SQL Saturday #61 Washington DC(Reston, VA)
    Saturday, December 04, 2010 8:30 AM, Reston, VA
    Welcome to SQLSaturday #61
    SQLSaturday is a training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. This event will be held Dec 4 2010 at Microsoft Technology Center 12012 Sunset Hills Rd. Reston, VA 20190. Admittance to this event is free, all costs are covered by donations and sponsorships. Please register soon as seating is limited, and let friends and colleages know about the event.
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  • RockNug Release 4.6
    Wednesday, December 08, 2010 6:30 PM, Rockville, MD
    Montgomery College, Rockville
    ROOM SB 202 -- Upstairs This Semester
    Meet Mercurial
    by Buck Dunn
    Whether you are developing an application with a team or even solo hacking, keeping track of changes that are made and being able to work with previous or alternate versions quickly becomes a necessary task. Mercurial is a distributed source control system that provides a good collection of the features needed to allow collaboration for you and your team. In this presentation Buck will give an overview of distributed source control systems, an overview working with Mercurial and some direction in setting up an effective workflow for you and your team.
    Buchanan (Buck) Dunn is a Senior C# Web Developer with Deltek-Input located in Reston, Va. Previously he has worked for Corporate Executive Board and DubMeNow. He has spoken at Code Camps and User Groups in the DC area.
    n00b Presentation 6:30 - 7:00 Factory Pattern - Dean Fiala
    Pizza/Announcements 7:00 - 7:30
    Featured Presentation 7:30 - 9:00 Meet Mercurial - Buck Dunn
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  • Webcast: Overview of Visual Studio 2010
    Thursday, December 09, 2010 2:00 PM, Online
    Visual Studio 2010 is a powerful IDE that ensures quality code. Visual Studio 2010 is packed with new and enhanced features that simplify the entire development process from design to deployment. Customize your workspace with multiple monitor support. Create rich applications for SharePoint and the Web. Target multiple versions of the .NET Framework with the same tool. Eliminate the dreaded "no repro" problem with IntelliTrace. Come find out more...
    Discussion points:
    1. Visual Studio 2010 and MSDN products
    2. Benefits of MSDN Subscriptions
    3. Comparison of the different editions of Visual Studio 2010
    4. Test Professional for Tester/Load Testing
    5. Test & Lab management
    6. Team Foundation Server
    7. Licensing Discussion
    Target Audience: Developers, Architects, Project Managers, QA and Business Analysts
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  • Cloud Computing Implementations
    Thursday, December 09, 2010 6:30 PM, Alexandria, VA
    Cloud computing applications and platforms such as CRM, the platform, Amazon S3 and Google Apps provide enterprises with a path to quantifiable cost savings while increasing agility and scalability, in addition to providing a superior user experience.
    Implementing SaaS applications on an enterprise scale multiplies the benefits, presenting new opportunities to streamline and integrate processes and systems. However, SaaS is a new model for consuming and delivering software and therefore raises some new questions.
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