Events this Week – September 20th, 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:

  • Introduction to Dependency Injection
    Wednesday, September 22, 2010 6:30 PM, Washington, DC
    Learn the basics of dependency injection, the advantages of using an inversion-of-control container, and how to use the most popular DI/IoC container available StructureMap.
    Guest Speaker:
    Roberto Hernándezis is currently a Managing Consultant for Excella. I have been designing and writing software solutions using Microsoft technology for the past 12 years. I am originally from the Dominican Republic, and the proud father of two beautiful daughters that make my life special.
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  • Webcast: Feature Demonstration of Microsoft Visual Studio
    Thursday, September 23, 2010 2:00 PM, Online
    During this webcast, we will provide a demonstration of technical functionalities and feature capabilities of the following:
    1. Test Professional for Tester/Load Testing
    2. Test & Lab management
    3. Team Foundation Server – Version Control, Work Items, Reporting services
    Target Audience: Developers, Architects, Project Managers, QA and Business Analysts
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  • Service Broker - NOVA SQL User Group Meeting
    Monday, September 27, 2010 7:00 PM, Vienna, VA
    Speaker: Chad Boyd
    Title: Service Broker
    Abstract: Service Broker is a new queuing and asynchronous messaging technology available with Sql Server 2005 & 2008. Service Broker can help database developers build secure, asynchronous, reliable, loosely-coupled, scalable applications without requiring complex and expensive add-on software or additional hardware. Because Service Broker is part of the Database Engine, administration of these applications is part of the routine administrative of the database. Find out how Service Broker makes it easier than ever for you to build reliable, scalable, asynchronous, queued database applications. When combined with other features within the Sql Server engine like the CLR and XML enhancements, SQL Server provides a great platform for building the next generation of business applications.
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  • Microsoft Developer Dinner for Partners: Developing Mapping Centric Applications for Microsoft Windows Phone 7
    Wednesday, September 29, 2010 5:30 PM, Reston, VA
    During this developers’ dinner we will provide an overview of Bing Maps, including a brief history and an overview of the current state. We will also discuss developing mapping centric applications for Microsoft Windows Phone 7 (WP7) and the Bing Maps control for WP7. Finally, we will discuss the rest of the story, including other platforms and how Microsoft “plays well with others.”
    Join Mark Merchant in this session over dinner for a comprehensive, developer focused overview of:
    • What is Bing Maps - a brief history and an overview of current state;
    • Developing mapping centric applications for Microsoft Windows Phone 7 (WP7) and the Bing Maps control for WP7;
    • The REST of the story, and other platforms, how well we play with others
    Developers, Architects, Web Designers and technical managers who wish to get an early look at the next advancement in Software Development, in particular the next generation of the Microsoft Mobile Platform.
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