Cloud, Dallas, Development, Events, Texas

Dallas Azure Boot Camp

Windows Azure (r) Join Neudesic for a free 1-day deep dive program that will prepare you to deliver solutions on the Windows Azure Platform. The region’s best Azure experts will teach you how to work in the cloud through training, discussion, review of real scenarios, and hands on labs. Snacks and drinks will be provided; however, we advise you to make your own lunch arrangements prior to the event. You will also need to bring a computer loaded with the software listed below.

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What you need to bring:
During the boot camp you will have opportunities to practice what you learn with labs. Having all of your software ready will be necessary to dive into the hands-on experience. The lab files package will be given to you during the event. If you want to have everything loaded into a virtual PC, that would be even better
In order to run these labs you will need to bring:

  • Lunch
  • Power strip or extension cord
  • A computer or laptop:
    • Operating Systems Supported: Windows 7; Windows Server 2008; Windows Server 2008 R2; Windows Vista Service Pack 1; Windows Vista Service Pack 2
    • Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 SP1, Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 or Microsoft Visual Web Developer 2008 Express Edition with SP1
    • SQL Server 2005 Express Edition (or above)
    • Hotfix: Correct WCF metadata when hosting behind a load balancer
    • Hotfix: Native Debugging Improvements (not required for Visual Studio   2010)
    • Hotfix: Improve Visual Studio Stability (not required for Windows 7)
    • Hotfix: Support for FastCGI on the Development Fabric (not required for  Windows 7, or Windows Server 2008 SP2 or later)
    • Install the SDK and Tools

Everything is moving, at least in some part, to the cloud – are you ready?  Join us at the Dallas Azure Boot Camp to make sure that you’re ready…

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Arkansas, Development, Events

#ugPDC visits Northwest Arkansas

ugPDC Attention all you peeps in Ft. Smith, Fayetteville, Bentonville, Rogers, Springdale and surrounding areas!  Tonight and tomorrow night are the first parts of my 2010 #ugPDC tour.  Visiting the FSDNUG tonight and the NWADNUG tomorrow night, I�ll be talking about a bunch of the cool stuff announced at PDC09 including Azure, Silverlight 4, Visual Studio 2010, parallel programming features, dynamic language features, and more!  Here�s the info for each of these groups so you have absolutely no excuse to skip out!

January 11, 2010 – Fort Smith .NET User Group
EagleOne Headquarters
4001 Planters Rd. Fort Smith, AR 72908
Meeting starts at 6:00 pm.  Food will be provided

January 12, 2010 � Northwest Arkansas .NET User Group
Jones Center For Families
922 East Emma Avenue, Springdale, AR 72764
Meeting starts at 5:30 pm.  Food will be provided

There are more #ugPDC visits scheduled for next month, including the Fort Worth .NET User Group and the Dallas ASP.NET User Group.  If you�re interested in having one of our Developer Evangelists come out to your User Group during January, February or March to tell you about all the cool, new and exciting things announced at PDC, just drop me a line and let me know!