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Power BI: What’s New? What’s Next?
Presented by Rich Deken
7/11/2017 5:45 PM

Have you seen the latest updates to Power BI? Are you new to Power BI and want to see how it can benefit your business? Are you curious about how Power BI stacks up against Tableau and Qlik? Come join us at the next .NET SIG where we’ll take lap around Power BI and discover what’s new, what’s coming, and how you can use Power BI to gain insights into your data.

Rich Deken is Bennett Adelson's Practice Director for Business Intelligence.

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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Azure Functions: Serverless, Scalable Reactive Systems
Presented by Tim Smelser
6/13/2017 5:45 PM

Azure Functions is a serverless compute service that enables you to run code on-demand without having to explicitly provision or manage infrastructure. You can use your development language of choice, such as C#, F#, Node.js, and Python, and you can pay only for the time your code runs and trust Azure to scale as needed. It's a great solution for processing data, integrating systems, working with the internet-of-things (IoT), and building simple APIs and microservices.

Tim Smelser, Senior Architect at Bennett Adelson, will show you how to use the latest enhancements to Azure Functions technology to quickly build serverless apps.


About .NET SIG
The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Continuous Business Agility with Visual Studio Team Services
Presented by Tomy Rhymond
5/9/2017 5:45 PM

Azure Functions is a serverless compute service that enables you to run code on-demand without having to explicitly provision or manage infrastructure. Use Azure Functions to run a script or piece of code in response to a variety of events.

Tomy Rhymond, Senior Software Architect from Bennett Adelson's Columbus office, will show you the techniques we use to enable continuous business agility with the complete toolset in VSTS. We will show best practices in source control, automated testing, and continuous delivery with automated builds and deployment. Whatever your current development practices are, you're bound to find useful ideas for improvement in this talk.

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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Global Azure Bootcamp 2017
Presented by Bennett Adelson
4/22/2017 9:00 AM

Bennett Adelson will host the 2017 Microsoft Azure Global Bootcamp in Cleveland, Ohio on Saturday, April 22, 2017. The Global Bootcamp is a free day-long immersion in Azure technology for new and experienced cloud developers.

Agenda:

  1. 8:00 Registration - Coffee and Donuts
  2. 8:45 Welcome
  3. 9:00 - 10:00 Office 365 Automation - SharePoint Online, Flow, and PowerApps
  4. 10:15 - 11:15 Business Intelligence - StreamAnalytics, PowerBI, and Machine Learning
  5. 11:30 - 12:30 Visual Studio Team Services - Continuous Business Agility
  6. 12:30 - 1:00 Lunch
  7. 1:00 - 2:00 Hosting Apps in Docker on Azure: Visual Studio and VSTS
  8. 2:15 - 3:15 Azure Service Fabric - Live Large, Crash Never
  9. 3:30 - 4:30 Azure Functions - Scalable Reactive Systems

Location:
Lower Level Conference Room
Park Center Plaza Building 1 (center building),
6100 Oak Tree Blvd., Independence, OH 44131

What to Bring:
You won’t need anything to watch our presentations. If you want to try out examples in Azure you’ll need to have an Azure subscription and a laptop with Visual Studio 2015 or 2017. Instructions for setting this up are here: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/get-started/

The conference room will have an unsecured WiFi internet connection. Please note that the room has limited electrical outlets, so we advise bringing your laptop’s battery fully charged.

Gifts and Prizes
Microsoft partners are providing free software licenses for all attendees. In addition, one raffle winner will receive a gift card from Bennett Adelson at each of the six sessions, and six grand prizes will be raffled at the end of the day.

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About .NET SIG
The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Reactive Programming with RxJS
Presented by Mel Leeb
3/21/2017 5:45 PM

This event has been rescheduled. The previous date was Tuesday, 3/14. The date is now Tuesday, 3/21.

Come join us as we'll learn about Reactive programming with RxJS. Reactive programming makes asynchronous programming clean, intuitive, and robust. Use the RxJS library to write complex programs in a simple way, unifying asynchronous mechanisms such as callbacks and promises into a powerful data type: the Observable. Learn to think about your programs as streams of data that you can transform by expressing what should happen, instead of having to program how it should happen. If you use Angular 2, you may also benefit from learning more about Observables, as it uses them within its Forms and Http APIs.

About Mel:

Mel Leeb is a Senior Architect at Bennett Adelson. Prior to joining Bennett Adelson in 2008, he worked for Progressive and Software Architects in various development and consulting roles. He holds a MS in Engineering from Purdue University and works with customers to help them design and build custom web, desktop, and mobile applications.
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About .NET SIG
The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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ASP.NET Webhooks and Azure Functions
Presented by Anthony Clayton
2/20/2017 5:45 PM

New date and location: We will meet Monday, February 20 in the lower level conference room of Building I (middle building).

WebHooks provide a simple mechanism for web applications and services to publish events to subscribers over HTTP. By exposing WebHooks, your site can allow clients to extend its functionality without compromising security. WebHooks are already exposed by many services including GitHub, Instagram, PayPal, Slack, and Trello.

WebHooks are used extensively in the Azure ecosystem. In particular, Azure Functions provide a fast, easy way to use WebHooks without provisioning a server.

In this session, Anthony will show you how to consume existing WebHooks in your applications as well as how to publish WebHooks from your custom applications to enable richer integrations. We'll see examples using both ASP.NET and Azure Functions.

Anthony Clayton is an Enterprise Architect at Bennett Adelson and a former .NET development expert with Microsoft Consulting.


About .NET SIG
The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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A Lap around Machine Learning on the Azure Platform
Presented by Rich Deken
11/8/2016 5:45 PM

You’ve learned how to capture and visualize data from IoT devices in real time using Azure Stream Analytics and Power BI. Now come see how you can use the flood of information to react to changing conditions and make decisions automatically. We will use Azure Machine Learning to create a predictive analytics solution and use the predictive model to make the best response to those changing conditions.

Join Rich Deken, Bennett Adelson’s Practice Director for Business Intelligence, at the November .NET SIG to see a solution using Azure Event Hubs, Stream Analytics, Machine Learning, and Power BI. There you’ll learn how each of these technologies are orchestrated and work in concert to provide an end-to-end solution, allowing you to automatically react in real-time, helping to reduce response time and improve business decisions.


About .NET SIG
The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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DevOps on the Microsoft Azure Platform
Presented by Richard Broida
10/11/2016 5:45 PM
Delivering high-quality, modern applications requires DevOps tools and processes. Practicing DevOps can help teams respond faster together to competitive pressures by replacing error-prone manual processes with automation for improved traceability and repeatable workflows, and to deliver value faster by reducing the time between coding and no-downtime deployment. Organizations can also manage environments more efficiently and benefit from cost savings with a combination of on-premises and cloud resources. Richard Broida, Practice Director at Bennett Adelson, will demonstrate how the Azure platform, together with Microsoft and open-source tools, lets you build, test, deploy, and monitor applications faster, with higher quality.

About .NET SIG
The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Testing Applications with .NET Core 1.0 RTM
Presented by Steve Smith
7/12/2016 5:45 PM
Park Center III, Lower Level Conference Room

Come learn about the current state of .NET testing on the new .NET Core platform which was just released on June 27. You'll learn how to structure your applications to limit coupling and enable testability, and how to write good unit and integration tests for .NET Core applications. Expect a good mix of theory, practice, and community discussion.

Steve Smith (@ardalis) is an entrepreneur, author, and software developer with a passion for building quality software as effectively as possible. He provides mentoring and training workshops for teams with the desire to improve, and has published many Pluralsight courses on developer practices (https://www.pluralsight.com/authors/steve-smith). Steve has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for over 10 consecutive years, and is a frequent speaker at software developer conferences and events. He is the top contributor to the official documentation on ASP.NET Core and enjoys helpings others write maintainable, testable applications using Microsoft’s developer tools. Connect with Steve at ardalis.com


About .NET SIG
The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Microservices with Azure Service Fabric: Fast, Scalable, Always On
Presented by Richard Broida
6/14/2016 5:45 PM
Park Center I, Lower Level Conference Room

Heard about microservices, not sure what they can do for you? This session will show how to harness microservices using the power of Azure Service Fabric.

Service Fabric is the platform Microsoft uses to run high-performance, high-availability services like Azure SQL Database, DocumentDB, Event Hubs, Data Factory, Skype for Business, and Cortana.

With the Service Fabric SDK, your own applications can run on the same Service Fabric platform, either in Azure or your own datacenter. It's free, released, and fully supported by Microsoft.

Service Fabric lets you focus on creating features that add business value, without the overhead of designing and writing additional code to deal with issues of reliability, scalability, or latency in the underlying infrastructure.

Richard Broida, Connected Systems Practice Director at Bennett Adelson, will provide hands-on demonstrations to help you get up and running quickly.

Note: Location this month will again be in Building I, lower level conference room (the central building of the three).


About .NET SIG
The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Windows IoT & Power BI – Pushing and Using Data in the Microsoft Cloud
Presented by Jason Ditzel & Rich Deken
5/10/2016 5:45 PM
Park Center I, Lower Level Conference Room

Part 2 of our Windows IoT series!

Watch the Raspberry Pi Windows IoT device capture data from the world and send it to the Microsoft Cloud. Jason Ditzel will discuss the circuit, solution architecture, and code that goes into this type of solution.

Once the data is in the cloud, Rich Deken will demonstrate how large amounts of that captured data can be easily displayed via Power BI.

Rich will discuss the Power BI solution architecture and show interactive reporting against the data captured from the device.

Note: Location of the meeting has changed! We are now in Building I, lower level conference room (the central building of the three).


About .NET SIG
The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Real World TypeScript for ASP.NET Developers
Presented by James Raden
4/12/2016 5:45 PM

TypeScript is a bridge allowing .NET developers to write clean, type-safe code that leverages the power JavaScript. Whether you're a JavaScript ninja or novice, TypeScript helps you put quality JavaScript code into your ASP.NET apps faster and with fewer bugs.

James Raden, Senior Technical Architect at Bennett Adelson, will explain how TypeScript works and share real world examples from his experience using Typescript.


About .NET SIG
The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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A Lap Around ASP.NET Core
Presented by Richard Broida
3/8/2016 5:45 PM
Basement Conference Room

We're only months away from launch of the biggest change in .NET in 15 years. ASP.NET Core (formerly ASP.NET 5) is a total rewrite of the .NET platform. It runs on any OS in Docker-like containers that use just the parts of the framework you need. It leverages Microsoft's investments in Nuget, Katana, and Node.js to create a streamlined, intuitive programming experience that meets the needs of modern Web developers. It makes dependency injection a first-class citizen and fuses MVC and Web API into a single framework that will run on any Web server.

With ASP.NET Core you can do more powerful things with ASP.NET than ever before, and you'll be ready for the next 15 years of .NET evolution.

Richard Broida, host of the .NET SIG and Bennett Adelson Practice Director, will show the steps to get started quickly with this exciting new platform.

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About .NET SIG
The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Windows, The Microsoft Cloud, and the Internet of Things
Presented by Jason Ditzel
2/9/2016 5:45 PM
Basement Conference Room

The Internet of Things connects real world machines to the internet for both command and control purposes and telemetry gathering. IoT is expected to be a major growth technology for the next few years. Microsoft has positioned itself to supply both an operating system that runs on commodity IoT processing units, and the messaging services to connect IoT devices to the cloud.

Windows IoT Core is the version of Windows for maker boards and small devices. Additionally, Microsoft has released Azure IoT Hub service, which offers reliable and secure device-to-cloud and cloud-to-device messaging, all available through a streamlined programming model.

In this session, Jason Ditzel will demonstrate how a .NET developer can use their existing skills to work with the Internet of Things by using Windows IoT Core on a Raspberry Pi 2 and connect it the cloud via Azure IoT Hub.


About .NET SIG
The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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An Introduction to Reality Based User Interfaces
Presented by Reuben Ahmed
11/10/2015 5:45 PM
Microsoft Cleveland Office

Most human-machine interfaces today consist of using an artificial control device (a mouse or keyboard), whose operation must be learned over time. These interfaces are called “command-line” (CLI) or “graphical” user interfaces (GUI). A Natural User Interface (NUI) is a practice implemented by designers and developers to create interfaces that are invisible and seamless to the user (an overarching design strategy in IOS). The user is able to learn complex operations and traverse from a novice to expert, as the interface remains invisible.

In this session, we will look at implementing our own NUI design using a Reality Based User Interface.

Reuben Ahmed has been working in the Microsoft space since .NET 1 was in beta (15 years ago). He is an avid landscaper and has recently acquired the unmanned air vehicles (UAV/drones) hobby. He enjoys connecting technologies together. In prior presentations, he showed how space invaders could be programmed in 60 minutes using the XNA framework, and in another - how the Microsoft Kinect could be used to play Solitaire in thin air.


About .NET SIG
The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Solve Five Business Problems with Azure Logic Apps
Presented by Richard Broida
10/13/2015 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office

In this month's meeting, Richard will demonstrate how Microsoft and other companies are using Logic Apps to solve these five business integration problems:

1. Trigger a multistep business process from a real time event

2. Integrate a third-party SaaS service into your business

3. Expose legacy data as an enterprise service

4. Seamlessly replace a legacy system

5. Modify business rules to quickly meet new challenges and opportunities

Richard's demos will show how Logic Apps can rapidly solve these problems while delivering enterprise-caliber reliability, security and scalability.

About Richard:

Richard Broida is Connected Systems Practice Director with Bennett Adelson. I focus on software analysis and design, business integration, and cloud applications, business intelligence, big data, functional programming, .NET languages (C#, F#, VB.NET and C++/CLI), Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft BizTalk Server. In my 25 years in developing software, I've striven to imitate my musical idols Jelly Roll Morton, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis. I try to master the finest techniques on the contemporary scene, while at the same time embracing and leading the way to the next big thing.


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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova: Build Apps for iOS, Android, and Windows Using Web Technologies.
Presented by Mel Leeb
9/8/2015 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office

Come join us as we'll learn about the easy-to-use installer that performs all the heavy lifting needed to have your computer up and running with the necessary SDKs, tools, libraries, and more for building cross-platform apps.

Whether you’re targeting iOS, Android or Windows, Visual Studio provides preview support for a wide variety of emulators and tethered devices. You can even deploy and debug emulators hosted on a remote or virtual machine. With Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova for Visual Studio 2013 and 2015, you'll be able to develop mobile applications faster with nearly 100% of shared code, debug within Visual Studio on a number of devices or emulators, and author applications that leverage your team's existing skills in web technologies and utilize the JavaScript frameworks you love.

About Mel:

Mel Leeb is a Senior Architect at Bennett Adelson. Prior to joining Bennett Adelson in 2008, he worked for Progressive and Software Architects in various development and consulting roles. He holds a MS in Engineering from Purdue University and works with customers to help them design and build custom web, desktop, and mobile applications.

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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Node.js/Angular.js for .NET Developers
Presented by Gaurav Saxena
8/18/2015 5:45 PM
6050 Oak Tree Blvd

As a .NET developer, you've been using ASP.net and MVC. Perhaps you are on the fence about using Angular and Node for building applications. If this indeed defines your thoughts, join Gaurav Saxena, aka G, in a tour of how to use Node.js and Angular.js in your enterprise solutions.

Bennett Adelson is a user-centric solutions provider that helps enterprise clients solve unique and complex business challenges through cutting edge technologies. Gaurav Saxena is a platform agnostic developer at Bennett Adelson. He enjoys building technical solutions to solve business challenges. He is an active member of the community and a passionate about Web and Mobile technologies.

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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Using Azure Stream Analytics and Power BI to Monitor Your Data in Real Time
Presented by Rich Deken
7/14/2015 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office

Data can be static, slow-changing, historical, and useful for analyzing trends. However, data also is being generated at an extraordinary rate from sources like call centers, hospital wards, industrial sensors, point-of-sale devices, and many other sources including data coming from the Internet of Things (IoT). These streams of data can be difficult to manage, and it can be even more challenging to react and make decisions in real-time.

Come join us to learn how you can see your data in real time using Power BI and Azure Stream Analytics. We’ll show how to gain access to your data and make sense of it in the moment, allowing you to quickly make decisions instead of waiting for a report delivered too late.

Rich Deken is the Director of the Business Intelligence Practice at Bennett Adelson. Prior to joining Bennett Adelson in 2013, he worked for Microsoft and Qlik in various product development and consulting roles. He holds a BS in Computer Science from The Ohio State University plus an MBA from Case Western Reserve University and works with customers to make sense of their data and unlock its business value.

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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Xamarin: Creating Native Mobile Apps in C#
Presented by Ken Lefevre
6/9/2015 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office

The Xamarin Platform includes an implementation of the Common Language Runtime that runs on iOS and Android plus a variety of developer tools that enable you to leverage your existing skills as a developer for the .NET platform to build applications for all the major mobile devices. This presentation will begin with an overview of the tools and technology that make up the Xamarin Platform, then we will compare and contrast them with the most popular competing technologies. The bulk of the presentation will comprise demonstrations of the key features of Xamarin, as well as time to answer your specific questions.

Ken LeFebvre has been building solutions with Microsoft technologies for twenty years, and works for the MacroPoint division of Bennett Adelson. In addition to more conventional ASP.NET solutions, he has most recently been the lead developer for MacroPoint’s mobile apps, and has been exploring the capabilities of Xamarin as a way to consolidate the three mobile apps they support into a single codebase.

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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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The New Azure – More Productivity with Less Pain
Presented by Michael Collier
5/12/2015 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office

If there is one constant in the public cloud, it is change. The Microsoft Azure platform has seen tremendous growth the 5 years since the platform became commercially available. The platform now includes a wealth of services for developers, data scientists, and IT Pros. Many of the new innovations center around allowing developers to be more productive with platform services – writing only the code that needs to be written. In this session we will explore several of the new platform services that allow you to create, deploy, and manage both basic and high scale cloud hosted solutions. This session will primarily focus on Azure updates since BUILD and Ignite, specifically as related to services such as Azure App Services, DocumentDB, Service Fabric, and Azure Resource Manager.

Michael Collier joined Microsoft in January 2015 and is currently a Cloud Solution Architect on the SMS&P team. Michael is a former five-time Azure MVP and recently served in prominent Azure architecture positions with Aditi Technologies and Neudesic. Michael has over 13 years of experience with various consulting and technology firms where he was instrumental in leading and developing solutions for a wide range of clients. He has a vast amount of experience in helping companies determine the best strategy for adopting cloud computing, and providing the insight and hands-on experience to ensure they are successful. Michael is also a respected technology community leader, and is often found sharing his Microsoft Azure insights and experiences at regional and national conferences. Michael is also the co-author of a recently published book on Microsoft Azure entitled Microsoft Azure Essentials: Fundamentals of Azure.

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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Microsoft Azure Hybrid Cloud: Bring Internet Scale to Your LOB Apps
Presented by Richard Broida
4/14/2015 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office

Getting maximum value from LOB assets often requires integrating them with other systems in your enterprise, your partners’ enterprises, and/or the cloud. Building integration solutions from scratch can be a difficult task, while traditional EAI platforms can be costly investments. With Microsoft Azure you can build hybrid solutions that keep your essential LOB assets on premise while moving specialized functionality to the cloud to take advantage of high capacity, scalability and availability. At the same time, Azure provides a rich and growing assortment of services to connect with partners and SaaS suppliers.

But where to begin? This session will demonstrate creating secure, reliable integration workflows using publically available Azure services including Service Bus, Cloud Services and Azure BizTalk Service. Starting from a completely on premise scenario, we will proceed step by step to integrate a hypothetical LOB system with messaging, computing and storage services in the cloud. We’ll demonstrate best practices for development, testing and deployment, as well as managing costs and monitoring results. Whatever your level of cloud experience, we hope you’ll come away with solid ideas for using the cloud to get more value from your technology investments.

Richard Broida is the Connected Systems Practice Director at Bennett Adelson. A member of Microsoft’s Azure V-TSP program, Richard has helped clients build integration solutions in a variety of industries including manufacturing, healthcare, retail and finance.

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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Best Practices Applying Responsive Design
Presented by The Bennett Adelson Web Team
3/10/2015 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office

Audiences today expect a web site to deliver a first-class experience to any device, from high-powered desktops to ultra-compact touch screens. Responsive Web Design is a set of modern coding techniques that helps developers meet this challenge, while user experience designers maintain their focus on the site's purpose and its users' goals.

Come hear a panel of experts from Bennett Adelson tell you how we applied Responsive Web Design on the ASP.NET platform to remodel our very own company web site, www.bennettadelson.com. Our UX team will discuss how they designed the user experience, and our development team will show how they implemented it for the full gamut of contemporary devices. We'll also reveal the tools we used and how we leveraged Azure cloud hosting to build, test and quickly roll out the new site. Our panel presentation will be informal with plenty of opportunity for your participation.

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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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ASP.NET SignalR: Real-Time Web For On-Time Applications
Presented by Anthony Clayton
2/10/2015 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office

Stop the incessant polling of your servers! Get rid of the refresh button! Come learn how to use ASP.NET SignalR to push content to connected clients as soon as the data is available. ASP.NET SignalR is a library for ASP.NET developers that makes developing real-time web functionality easy by allowing bi-directional communication between client and server. What do you want your app to do? Display event notifications in real-time? Enable chat with your customers? Make sure the application is always displaying the latest data? Develop real-time games? Get free pizza? ASP.NET SignalR can enable all of these scenarios and more.

Anthony Clayton, a Bennett Adelson Senior Consultant in the Connected Systems practice, will introduce you to SignalR and demonstrate how easily you can add real-time functionality to your projects.

Anthony Clayton has over 20 years of development experience working primarily in the Microsoft realm of technologies. He’s done Windows, web and mobile development and prior to working at BA he was a senior consultant for Microsoft Consulting Services for 7+ years working with Fortune 1000 companies. Currently, he has his head in the cloud (Windows Azure, specifically) and is helping his clients achieve their technology goals.

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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Windows Azure WebJobs: Amp-Up Your Web Sites
Presented by James Raden
1/13/2015 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office

Successful web sites increasingly need to provide users with dynamic and responsive experiences. Javascript and SignalR can help on the client side, but if the server must pause to fetch, compute or transmit data, the user’s experience can still grind to a halt. A popular solution is to move bottleneck tasks to an asynchronous background process, but that requires extra development work using standard web frameworks like ASP.NET.

WebJobs are a new feature that enables Windows Azure web sites to run programs and scripts in the background, either continuously, on demand or on a schedule. WebJobs provide a lightweight, simple alternative to worker roles for such tasks as background computations, fetching external data, and message postings.

James Raden, a Bennett Adelson Senior Consultant in the Connected Systems practice, will introduce you to the benefits of WebJobs and demonstrate how easily you can write, test and deploy them with the latest SDK and Visual Studio tooling.

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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Moving Your SharePoint Development to the Cloud
Presented by Ricardo Wilkins
11/11/2014 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office

With the growing momentum of cloud-based infrastructure platforms and web services, there are more opportunities, and sometimes even requirements, to expand our development projects beyond on-premises scenarios. While many of our SharePoint solutions are capable of being ported to the Cloud with little to no change, it’s important to understand which technologies, tooling, patterns and practices we can use to best utilize the Cloud for our dev projects.

In this talk, we’ll discuss several areas to consider when moving your SharePoint development to the Cloud, including the differences, unique advantages, and potential limitations of SharePoint Online (Office 365) and Azure. We’ll show how the tooling helps support this effort through services like Visual Studio Online. We’ll also consider what the future roadmap might look like for our development projects and how we can position them in preparation for the future.

Ricardo is a SharePoint Consultant with Bennett Adelson, focusing on delivery of quality SharePoint solutions, especially in the area of custom development, application lifecycle management, and systems integration. Ricardo is a seasoned software developer who's helped deliver solutions in the public, non-profit, and private sector, and specializes in combining out-of-box feature sets with tools like SharePoint Designer, Visual Studio, InfoPath and workflow tools like Nintex. He is also heavily involved in the local and international SharePoint community, having given talks and technical demonstrations at local user groups, non-profit agencies and national conferences and webinars. He’s been a contributing author at NothingButSharePoint.com, and has co-authored a whitepaper with Dell Software on SharePoint Customization Best Practices. You can find him online in social media (@ricardo303, @spcowbell) or also visit his SharePoint blog at www.sharepointcowbell.com.

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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Security in the Cloud with Microsoft Azure
Presented by Richard Broida
10/14/2014 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsift Office

Microsoft Azure is built from the ground up on cutting edge security practices gleaned from experience running some of the largest online services around the globe. Come learn how to leverage Azure's security features to build solutions you can trust. With Azure Access Control Service (ACS) your can provide single sign-on with a number of authentication providers, and with Active Directory Federation Service you can seamlessly integrate your existing enterprise security. We will proceed from basics to best practices for securing data storage, messaging, websites, applications, and mobile solutions.

Richard Broida directs the Bennett Adelson Connected Systems practice, which delivers EAI, B2B and ETL solutions for clients in industries including transportation, manufacturing, health care, banking and insurance. His technical expertise includes Microsoft BizTalk Server, SQL Server, Windows Azure, and service-oriented solutions with the .NET platform.

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Working with BimlScript to ease and automate your SSIS development
Presented by Jeff Mlakar
9/9/2014 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office

Business Intelligence Markup Language (Biml) is a great way to simplify your SSIS development to an easy-to-read XML format. BimlScript expands this even further to allow you to embed .NET code in your Biml to have new Biml dynamically generated with schema changes at your source. In this session, we'll talk about what BimlScript can do, and give you multiple examples and patterns that you can take and apply to your BI development.

Jeff Mlakar is a native Clevelander, and a passionate and inquisitive SQL designer. Jeff has spent the last decade working heavily in Microsoft’s BI stack. He is an Enterprise Architect at Bennett Adelson on the Business Intelligence Team, working with all aspects of SQL Server, writing custom cloud- and on-premises .NET solutions, plus working with other technologies such as Elastic Search. Jeff is a frequent speaker at events such as the SQL Server User Group, Dog Food Conference, as well as the .NET SIG

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User-Centric Approach to Multi-Device Cross Platform Mobile Solutions
Presented by Wendy Trem & Mark Kramer
8/12/2014 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office
Over 60% of internet access is accounted for through the use of mobile devices. In order to be successful mobile marketers in 2014, companies and big brands must stay ahead of the curve by delivering content in concise and seamless mobile experiences. In this session, we will review a user-centric mindset to mobile solution design and how to deliver best-in-class user experience by matching user needs and limitations to business goals and objectives. We will demonstrate how user experience and development teams collaborate to design and build a mobile app that meets the requirements for cross-platform, multi-device deployment (including Windows Phone and Store apps). We will discuss the process (and pros and cons) of selecting the tools and the setup for building a hybrid mobile application.

Wendy has over 16 years of corporate and agency experience in creative and user-centric based solutions. She works closely with clients to map out digital strategies, identify user needs and application pain-points and ensures each project is delivered with ultimate client and user satisfaction. She works collaboratively and manages creative teams comprised of: creative directors, user experience designers, art directors, developers, project managers and copywriters. Wendy leads digital projects from initial creative conception through final production and delivery on a number of high-profile consumer-focused and business-to-business projects. Wendy’s client list includes: Humana Medicare, Troy-Bilt, Speedway, Fisher-Price, MTD Products, Cleveland Clinic, and Invacare.

Mark is a member of the Bennett Adelson Enterprise Mobility team and has 12 years of solution architecture, system implementation, system integration, and software development experience. Mark also has several years of experience in designing, developing, and implementing innovative mobile solutions. Most recently, Mark has been exploring new tools for developing cross-platform mobile solutions.

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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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A lap around the Azure API Management Service
Presented by Raul Camacho
7/8/2014 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office
The new Azure API Management service allows API providers to easily publish and manage their APIs. Using this service, providers can reach more API consumers and facilitate how these consumers use the providers’ APIs. In this session you will get a tour of all the features of the API management service and understand how you can leverage these features to increase the adoption of your APIs. Raul Camacho has been developing web services and service-oriented architectures for over a decade. In his previous role as Principal Architect with Microsoft’s SOA practice, Raul helped customers - large and small - design, implement and manage their API ecosystems. Raul also co-authored a patent with the WCF product team.
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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Enterprise Mobile Apps with Windows Azure, Continued
Presented by James Raden
6/10/2014 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office
Following up our March presentation on Azure Mobile Services, Bennett Adelson senior consultant Jim Raden we will share his insights from building a real-world enterprise solution with AMS. Topics will include (1) building the interface between Azure and legacy on premise systems (2) securely integrating mobile device authentication with existing user logins (3) deciding what functionality to put in the cloud and what to leave in the data center, (4) managing business workflows over disconnected, eventually consistent networks, and (5) navigating the interplay between AMS and Google Cloud Messaging.

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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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How SharePoint 2013 Dev Features Enable Developers
Presented by Ricardo Wilkins
4/8/2014 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office
Description: In this session, we’ll discuss the new features that can be found in the latest version of SharePoint. We’ll explore the evolution of development in SharePoint, and demonstrate the latest enhancements, including the new App Model, deployment options, and app monetization opportunities. We’ll also include a step-by-step how-to for building your first SharePoint App.
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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Enterprise Mobile Apps with Windows Azure
Presented by Richard Broida
3/11/2014 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office
The cloud is a natural place to run back-end services for mobile devices, and Microsoft has gone to great lengths to make it easy to build them on Windows Azure. Bennett Adelson’s Connected Systems Director Richard Broida will demonstrate using Azure Mobile Services, Notification Hub and Service Bus to create a secure, scalable application that connects to iOS, Android, Windows and HTML applications.
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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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A Tour of Power BI: Pivot, View, Query, and Map
Presented by Jeff Mlakar
2/11/2014 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office
Launching major Business Intelligence projects can appear daunting to many companies. Also, no matter which BI technology solution your company chooses to implement, at the end of the day all your users probably want to do is export the data to Excel so they can work with it. Microsoft has realized this and taken the steps to empower business users to self-service BI through the tool they know best: Excel. Enter Power BI, providing extensive Business Intelligence tools in Excel Add-ins. In this session, we’ll take a tour through Microsoft’s Power BI and all it has to offer. Equal demo time will be given to each of the 4 pillars of Power BI:

  • Power Pivot: Combine data from numerous types of data sources and perform powerful data analysis.
  • Power View: Enable intuitive, ad-hoc reporting in an interactive data exploration, visualization, and presentation experience that can easily bring your reports to SharePoint and mobile devices.
  • Power Query: Search a world of data sources to discover the data you need.
  • Power Map: Analyze Geospatial data with powerful 3D visualizations.
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GIS and Location Analytics – A New Perspective for your Business (Intelligence)
Presented by Mark Kramer
11/12/2013 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office
Curious to learn about Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Location Analytics? In this presentation we'll give a brief overview and explanation of GIS and Location Analytics. We'll show how GIS and Location Analytics can be used to unleash the power of your existing (business analytics) systems or devices. We'll show a few scenarios where existing information can be combined with geographic data (and applications) to gain additional insight and provide a new perspective to the business challenge(s) you're facing.
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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Introduction to HDInsight for Analyzing BigData
Presented by Rich Deken
10/8/2013 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office
The term “BigData” can seem daunting. However, the concept is quite simple yet extremely powerful. HDInsight is Microsoft’s and Hortonworks’ Hadoop implementation, which can run in Azure as well as on a local Windows server cluster. During this presentation, we will discuss and show how to leverage HDInsight to query and analyze sample data.
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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Tiles and Grout for Windows 8 Development
Presented by Mark Kramer & Mel Leeb
Bennett Adelson
9/10/2013 5:30 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office
New to Windows 8 Development, but curious to see what the buzz is about? In this presentation we'll kick it off by helping you get your development environment up & running quickly. We'll also review some tips for existing iOS and Android developers working in the Windows 8 world. We'll show some ways to maximize code reuse between Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 apps, followed by a review of the Application Lifecycle, and a look at Windows 8 navigation patterns. Next, we'll do a bit of a deep dive into the fun world of Windows 8 Live Tiles, including flip, iconic, cycle, and secondary tiles. Finally, we'll discuss hardware sensor integration and see a demo of a Windows 8 Store App that utilizes some of these features.
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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Code with your Kinect for Windows Sensor
Presented by Reuben Ahmed
Bennett Adelson
8/13/2013 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office
Let’s discover what can be done with the latest Kinect SDK. Kinect Fusion and Kinect Interactions have been added.

  • Kinect Fusion allows the Kinect for Windows sensor to scan 3D objects and environments, then model them on a PC.
  • Kinect Interactions allow developers to create interactive applications with a new, well-designed and ergonomically friendlier interaction language than before.


Join us while we walk through demonstrations of the new feature set! Knowledge of the Kinect sensor’s hardware for this presentation (depth camera via IR emitter, RGB camera, microphone array, etc.) is preferred, but not essential. Understanding and coding towards those lower level topics will not be covered during this presentation.

Demos will be in C#.

About .NET SIG
The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Awesome Availability, Scalability and Agility in Azure
Presented by Richard Broida
6/11/2013 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office
Towards Awesome Availability, Scalability and Agility in Windows Azure with the CQRS + ES Patterns

With the explosion of cloud-based services, developers need proven techniques to build apps that are massively scalable, reliable, manageable and extensible. The design patterns Command & Query Responsibility Segregation (CQRS) and Event Sourcing (ES) can achieve these ends much better than conventional patterns like CRUD. Windows Azure’s performance, availability, and ready-made services provide an ideal platform for implementing CSQR + ES. In this presentation Bennett Adelson Principal Consultant Richard Broida will explain CQRS and ES and dive deep into Microsoft Patterns & Practice’s open-source implementation.

About .NET SIG
The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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SignalR
Presented by James Raden
Bennett Adelson
5/14/2013 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office
ASP.NET SignalR is a new library for ASP.NET developers that makes it incredibly simple to add real-time web functionality to your applications. What is "real-time web" functionality? It's the ability to have your server-side code push content to the connected clients as it happens, in real-time.

About .NET SIG
The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Big Data and Hadoop on Windows
Presented by Serkan Ayvaz
4/9/2013 5:45 PM
Basement Room - Park Center I
What does Big Data really mean? What does the value of Big Data Analytics mean? This session will provide an overview of Big Data and Hadoop framework. We will cover Hadoop on Windows Platform and Microsoft's Hadoop based technologies. Hadoop is a great platform for analyzing large volumes of data using clusters of commodity servers. It is increasingly becoming a part of Enterprise Software Solutions.
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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Asynchronous Programming with C#, VB.NET and F#
Presented by Richard Broida
Bennett Adelson
3/12/2013 5:45 PM
Park Center II
Much of the recent innovation in .NET involves making it easier to write asynchronous programs. You don’t need to write asynchronous callbacks or thread synchronizations anymore. The Task Parallel Library in C#/VB, and asynchronous workflows in F# let you write safe, correct asynchronous code almost as easily as synchronous code. But with new power comes old responsibilities: when is asynchronous programming appropriate, and which technique is best for your particular problem? Principal Consultant Richard Broida from Bennett Adelson will review the current async technologies and demonstrate how functional programming makes the job easier.
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What's New In Windows Phone 8
Presented by Jeff Blankenburgh
Microsoft
2/12/2013 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office
This session will focus on the new development features that are available in Windows Phone 8. We’ll look at what’s, what’s changed, and some of the amazing opportunities that building apps for this growing platform can bring.

Jeff Blankenburg is an ultra-passionate web developer who works for Microsoft. As a Developer Evangelist, he has the unique responsibility to consult and advise software developers about the new tools, technologies, and practices available to them. Jeff's previous roles as a software developer allowed him to build industry-changing websites and marketing efforts for Victoria's Secret, Abercrombie & Fitch, Ford Motor Company, Sony, and several major pharmaceutical companies. Through many major speaking engagements and an active, technically-focused blog, Jeff has established himself as a valuable resource to anyone writing software or looking for advice on their next software endeavor.

About .NET SIG
The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Presentation Postponed Until February 12th
Presented by (Away for CodeMash)
1/8/2013 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office
The Bennett Adelson team will be attending the CodeMash event in Sandusky Ohio during the normal time of our .NET SIG events. We will be suspending the Windows Phone 8 presentation with Jeff Blankenburg until February 12th. We look forward to seeing you all at the event, and CodeMash if you are able to attend!

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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Secure, Reliable Messaging with the Azure and Windows Service Bus
Presented by Richard Broida
11/13/2012 5:45 PM
Park Center II
Last month Microsoft released Service Bus for Windows Server 1.0 You can now build messaging solutions that can run either in the cloud on Azure or in your network on Windows Server. Richard Broida, connected systems expert at Bennett Adelson, will show you hands-on examples of how to securely and reliably connect new and legacy services, no matter where they are located, with this rapidly-advancing technology.
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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Application Security: Writing Secure Code
Presented by Joe Kuemerle
10/9/2012 5:45 PM
Park Center I - Lower Level
What you don't know can hurt you Writing secure code is not difficult but it does require that you have a good understanding of what is insecure. In this session we will cover some of the top threats out there that can be used to break your applications. We will also cover techniques to improve the design of your application to minimize the vulnerabilities and mitigate those you cannot remove.

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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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What's new with Visual Studio 2012 IDE & ALM?
Presented by Randy Pagels
Microsoft Corporation
9/11/2012 6:00 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office


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In this demo-paced session I’ll be walking through the new IDE features in Visual Studio 2012 designed to help you be more productive inside the IDE. Come see how we’ve improved the developer experience by streamlining the common tasks, simplifying the environment, and allowing developers to focus on the code that matters. Then I’ll be showing the improvements in our ALM story. Microsoft's application lifecycle management tooling is all about enabling teams to deliver great software. You will learn how to more effectively plan and track work by using the new web-based project management tools; how to bridge the divide between development and operations by utilizing IntelliTrace in your production environments; and how to help keep team members on-task and "in the zone" with the new "My Work" and code review features. In addition to making your team more productive, we will show you how you can boost your overall code quality with new features such as code clone and an overhauled unit testing story in Visual Studio 2012.

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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Building Cross Platform Mobile Web Applications
Presented by Mel Leeb
Bennett Adelson
7/10/2012 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office
Take your current web development skills to the mobile world! Write an application using HTML5 + a mobile framework like jQuery Mobile or Sencha Touch 2 that will be supported across multiple mobile devices. If desired, you can also build & package your application using a utility called PhoneGap so that it can be deployed as a native application across multiple devices. You can even utilize PhoneGap’s APIs so your app can access various native features on mobile phones (ex. – Geolocation, Contacts, Camera, Local Database Storage, etc.). By the end of the night, walk away with the code for two sample applications that you can experiment with and deploy to any approved, provisioned mobile device.

We’ll discuss the following features of mobile web development, illustrating many of them through demos and code walkthroughs:
  • The 5 "Levels" of Mobile Development
  • CSS3 Media Queries
  • Mobile Web Frameworks: jQuery Mobile, Sencha Touch 2, Kendo UI
  • Ripple Extension for Chrome (for testing your HTML5 mobile apps)
  • PhoneGap

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Architectural Patterns for the Cloud - Lvl 300
Presented by Brian Prince
From: Microsoft
5/8/2012 6:00 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office
Enough mushy, baby talk about the cloud. Let’s roll up our sleeves and talk about some real patterns for how to use the cloud in the real world. Hint: As much as some vendors want you to think so, it doesn’t require you to move everything to the cloud. Leave with some concrete ways to use the cloud in your existing world.

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Scalable and Reusable web applications with MVC4 Web API
Presented by James Raden
4/10/2012 5:45 PM
Park Center III - Lower Level
Today’s diverse and demanding customers’ need to be connected 24/7 require your applications to go beyond traditional browsers to mobile and non-web browser devices. This can be very costly and time consuming. Join us for discussion on MVC4 Web API on how it address some of these challenges. We’ll discuss the following features of MVC4 Web API, illustrating many of them through demos and code walkthroughs:
  1. A modern HTTP programming model
  2. Reach more clients with automatic content negotiation for browsers, mobile, devices, cloud services, etc.
  3. Built-in querying, sorting, filtering
  4. Use of convention over configuration = less code
  5. Scale with the cloud, including Azure, via Async/Task-based framework

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Kinect-ing Our Way Through The SDK
Presented by Reuben Ahmed
Bennett Adelson
3/13/2012 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office
We’ve all heard of or played the XBOX 360 Kinect, motion game-playing device. Did you know we can actually code against it? Join us to get an overview of the Kinect capabilities and learn more about this cool technology! We will go over the basics of the SDK, advanced topics may be mentioned, but will not be in depth. All examples will be in C# and WPF.

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Rock Your Development Environment!
Presented by Ryan Cromwell
2/14/2012 5:45 PM
Park Center I - Basement Room
You see Visual Studio more than you see your family. Make your tools rock for you! In this session we'll look at extensions, tools, customizations, and patterns for developing with grace and style on the .NET stack which can have you fly through code like Chipotle through a geek.

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Protect Your Data's Privacy! Data Encryption with SQL Server
Presented by Joe Kuemerle
1/10/2012 6:00 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office
Your data at rest is at risk. We take great pains to write secure applications that prevent bad guys from snooping around and stealing confidential information, but what about when we finally write to the database? In this session you will learn to protect your data by leveraging the built in encryption functionality in SQL Server 2005/2008. We will walk through a brownfield application and transparently secure all of the sensitive data it stores without frustrating the overworked developers. Topics covered will include column level data encryption, providing lookups of encrypted data, basics of key management and the transparent data encryption capabilities of SQL Server 2008.
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Improve Your Craft
Presented by Nathan Allen-Wagner
12/13/2011 6:00 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office
In this interactive session, we will spend a few minutes to introduce the concepts of Software Craftsmanship. Then we will go through some exercises (Katas) using simple problems to help work on things like “SOLID”, “DRY”, Test Driven Development (TDD) and Pair Programming. Please bring a laptop if possible for exercises! Why do Katas? Don’t we get enough time in code as it is? Kata is an attempt to bring the element of practice to software development. A kata is an exercise in karate where you repeat a form many, many times, making little improvements in each. The intent behind kata with software development is similar. We’ve all heard the statement “Practice makes Perfect”. But when it comes to software development, it’s more accurate to say “Practice makes Permanent”. If we, in our day jobs, repeat less than ideal approaches then eventually those approaches become habit. Much like a musician or athlete takes time to practice drills or scales, Katas give us programmers a chance to improve our programming skills. This session will be lots of fun with good interaction between attendees! There will be pizza and refreshments for the event and raffles done at the end to kick-start everyone into the holiday spirit.

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Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO) - A primer
Presented by Ted Ogrean and Anthony Maimone
11/8/2011 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office
The session will walk though creating a VSTO project using Visual Studio 2010 and Microsoft Word. We will go through all the diffrent pieces of a VSTO project including event handling, external service calls, and Ribbion Xml extensibility. We will aslo talk about lessons learned over the last six years using the Old COM based add-ins and how VSTO makes it all much easier.
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Programming with Complex Data Structures in F#
Presented by Richard Broida
10/11/2011 5:45 PM
Cleveland Microsoft Office
In today’s service-oriented, cloud-based computing, data’s not as simple or stable as it used to be. A statically-typed functional programming language like F# has unique advantages for handling data whose source, structure and meaning can change dynamically. In this presentation we’ll look at features of F# in Visual Studio 2010 that enable dynamic discovery and manipulation of complex data. We’ll also explore the new Type Provider feature coming in Visual Studio 11, which allows conversion of external, dynamic data sources to static types with compile-time safety and IDE support for “Intellisense”-style completion. No F# experience is required, but programmers interested in learning the language are invited to join our new F# Programming SIG meeting on the 4th Thursday of the month.
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Orchard - The New Open Source CMS
Presented by Kevin Kuebler
9/13/2011 5:45 PM
Microsoft Corporation
Orchard is a promising new open source CMS sponsored by Microsoft utilizing all the latest and greatest of the .Net web stack. MVC 3, Razor, C# 4 dynamics – all built on a SOLID architecture making it easy to customize and extend. This presentation will explain the core concepts of Orchard and demonstrate how to get started building a complete web site on the Orchard platform.

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Windows Phone Code Name Mango
Presented by Jeff Blankenburg
8/9/2011 5:45 PM
Microsoft Corporation
This code-heavy presentation will focus on the new developer features of the Windows Phone 7.1 release (codename Mango). We’ll cover topics such as Augmented Reality, Search Extensibility, many of the sensor APIs (like camera, gps, gyro, and compass), and, of course, multi-tasking. This presentation does assume some knowledge of Silverlight or Windows Phone development, but you’ll learn plenty if this is your first exposure to the technologies, too. Follow us on Twitter @banetsig
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Common Design Patterns
Presented by Steve Smith
7/12/2011 5:45 PM
Microsoft Corporation
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UE Prototyping with SketchFlow
Presented by Reuben Ahmed and Mel Leeb
6/14/2011 5:45 PM
Microsoft Corporation
Prototyping is not just for designers, but developers too! In this session we will look at SketchFlow. Sketchflow a quick application prototyping tool, used for WPF or Silverlight applications that comes with Microsoft Expression Suite Ultimate Edition. SketchFlow allows you to rapidly turn your ideas into effective prototypes, engage clients early in the design process, enable effective client review and feedback, and ultimately take your ideas from concept to finished product. Come learn examples of how SketchFlow gives the ability to quickly and effectively map out and iterate the flow of an application User Interface. Get more info by following us on Twitter @banetsig

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Develop Line of Business Apps with Microsoft CRM
Presented by Chet Kloss from Microsoft
5/10/2011 5:45 PM
Microsoft Corporation
During this session we will examine the Rapid Application Development (RAD) environment with Microsoft Dynamics CRM product which is used for building Line of Business (LOB) applications. This is the development environment in use by over 22,000 customers worldwide with a user base of approximately 1,100,000. We’ll examine all the built in tools but we’ll spend the bulk of our time writing code to customize the applications. During the talk we’ll bring in many elements of the Windows development platform including C#, SQL Server, Windows Workflow, Silverlight, and JavaScript just to name a few.
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An Entrée of ASP.Net MVC 3 with NuGet for Dessert!
Presented by Carey Payette, INETA
4/12/2011 5:45 PM
Microsoft Corporation
ASP.Net MVC 3 is the next building block in the ASP.Net MVC story. ASP.Net MVC 3 provides developers with the tools necessary to simplify development and allows for custom extensibility. Some of the new features we’ll review is the new Razor view engine, unobtrusive JavaScript, validation enhancements and improved support for DI. We’ll also take a look into NuGet and what it offers you as a developer, we’ll look installing and using the useful package called MVCScaffolding. We’ll also look into what it takes to host your own private NuGet server with your own custom packages.
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Introduction to Windows Server App Fabric
Presented by Richard Broida
Bennett Adelson
3/8/2011 5:45 PM
Microsoft Corporation
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VS 2010 Diagnostic and Analysis Tools
Presented by Randy Pagels from Microsoft
2/8/2011 5:45 PM
Microsoft Corporation
As applications become more complex and pressures to decrease costs increase, we need tools to facilitate reducing the turn-around time for testers and developers to find and fix bugs. Microsoft Test and Lab Manager enables testers to collect more detailed diagnostic data during a test run leading to higher quality bugs that provide more insight to the developers on what actually went wrong when the bug occurred. With the addition of Test Strips, testers can generate automation as an artifact of their test runs helping to not only increase coverage of the application, but reducing the time it takes to manually test the application. Test Impact Analysis helps developers test the right automated tests from within Visual Studio, while testers know what the right set of tests to prioritize and run are given recent changes introduced by the development organization.
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Develop Line of Business Apps with Microsoft CRM
Presented by Chet Kloss from Microsoft
1/11/2011 5:45 PM
Microsoft Corporation
During this session we will examine the Rapid Application Development (RAD) environment with Microsoft Dynamics CRM product which is used for building Line of Business (LOB) applications. This is the development environment in use by over 22,000 customers worldwide with a user base of approximately 1,100,000. We’ll examine all the built in tools but we’ll spend the bulk of our time writing code to customize the applications. During the talk we’ll bring in many elements of the Windows development platform including C#, SQL Server, Windows Workflow, Silverlight, and JavaScript just to name a few.

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The Magical Tour of Windows Azure
Presented by Brian Prince
Microsoft
12/14/2010 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Ok, so everyone is buzzing about the “cloud”. Microsoft Architect Evangelist, Brian Prince, will begin this presentation with explaining what everyone means by this, and show you how Microsoft built Windows Azure. From there he will tour the different pieces of Windows Azure, and discuss how you can start using them the next day. This will include compute, storage, management, SQL Azure, and Windows Azure AppFabric.

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Software Quality - Tools & Tips
Presented by Steve Smith
INETA
11/9/2010 5:45 PM
Microsoft Corporation
What is quality as it relates to software? How can we measure it, describe it, identify its attributes, and discuss them with others? What are some of the practices that tend to result in higher quality software? What metrics can we apply to measure quality, and when do they break down? What are some tools that, when used appropriately, can improve the quality of the software we produce? How can we improve ourselves, so that we are able to produce higher quality software as fast or faster than we are able to produce lower quality software? Join Steve as he asks these questions and offers his own answers, while welcoming participation from all present.
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WPF and Entity Framework – Tales from the Trenches
Presented by Nathan Allen-Wagner
Bennett Adelson
10/12/2010 5:45 PM
Microsoft Corporation
This presentation will review tips, tricks, and lessons learned from building real world apps with Windows Presentation Foundation 4.0 and Entity Framework 4.0. Whether you’re doing desktop, Silverlight, or web development, the EF T4 template tweaks, MVVM usage, Undo/Redo implementation, and Reactive programming tips reviewed in this presentation should come in handy.
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ASP.NET Model View Controller (MVC)
Presented by Dave Swersky
9/14/2010 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
ASP.NET Model View Controller (MVC)
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Entity Framework 4.0
Presented by Julie Lerman - INETA
8/10/2010 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Entity Framework 4.0
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Testing Tools in Visual Studio 2010
Presented by Bill Wolohan - Bennett Adelson
7/13/2010 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Testing Tools in Visual Studio 2010
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Windows Live APIs
Presented by Brandon Campbell - Bennett Adelson
6/8/2010 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Windows Live APIs
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Microsoft Commerce Server
Presented by Venu Cheedella - Bennett Adelson
5/11/2010 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Microsoft Commerce Server
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MIX 2010 Overview - Highlights from Vegas
Presented by Jeff Blankenburg - Microsoft
4/13/2010 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
MIX 2010 Overview - Highlights from Vegas

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Intro to Functional Programming Using C# and F#
Presented by Richard Broida - Bennett Adelson
3/9/2010 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Intro to Functional Programming Using C# and F#
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.NET SIG - Canceled Due to Weather
Presented by PPD
2/9/2010 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Canceled Due to Weather

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Application Analytics with Visual Studio 2010
Presented by Joe Kuemerle - PreEmptive
1/12/2010 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Application Analytics with Visual Studio 2010
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Devconnections and PDC Highlights
Presented by Bennett Adelson - Bennett Adelson
12/8/2009 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Devconnections and PDC Highlights
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Windows Authorization Manager (AzMan)
Presented by Nathan Allen-Wagner - Bennett Adelson
11/10/2009 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Windows Authorization Manager (AzMan)
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Lap Around Visual Studio 2010
Presented by Randy Pagels - Microsoft
10/13/2009 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Lap Around Visual Studio 2010
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Unit Testing, Mock Objects, and TDD
Presented by Russ Nemhauser - INETA
9/8/2009 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Unit Testing, Mock Objects, and Test Driven Development

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Silverlight Tips and Tricks
Presented by Jeff Blankenburg - Microsoft
8/11/2009 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Silverlight Tips and Tricks
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Achieving Reliable Message Delivery with BizTalk
Presented by Richard Broida - Bennett Adelson
7/14/2009 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Achieving Reliable Message Delivery with BizTalk
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Solidify your ASP.NET MVC Design Pattern
Presented by Steve Smith - INETA
6/9/2009 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Solidify your ASP.NET MVC Design Pattern
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Live From Vegas: A Mix 09 Overview
Presented by Jeff Blankenburg - Microsoft
5/12/2009 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Live From Vegas: A Mix 09 Overview

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Welcome to Silverlight 3 (Beta)
Presented by Reuben Ahmed - Bennett Adelson
4/14/2009 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Unit Testing with Silverlight 2
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Visual Studio Team Foundation Server
Presented by Bill Wolohan - Bennett Adelson
3/10/2009 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Visual Studio Team Foundation Server
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Text Template Transformation Toolkit
Presented by Mel Leeb - Bennett Adelson
2/10/2009 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Text Template Transformation Toolkit
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Rethinking Object-Orientation
Presented by Kathleen Dollard - INETA
1/13/2009 5:45 PM
Microsoft Offices - Cleveland
Rethinking Object-Orientation
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PDC Highlights
Presented by Jeff Blankenberg - Microsoft
12/9/2008 5:45 PM
Microsoft Offices - Cleveland
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jQuery in Asp.Net Applications
Presented by Dave Wise - Bennett Adelson
10/14/2008 5:45 PM
Microsoft Offices - Cleveland
jQuery is an Open Source library that has been rapidly distinguishing itself since its creation as an easy and efficient way for JavaScript to interact with web page content in a browser-independent manner. On September 28th, 2008 Microsoft announced that they will be including jQuery with all future versions of Visual Studio. Come join us on Tuesday to learn how to use jQuery in your projects as well as what to expect from Microsoft's new relationship with jQuery.

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Windows Workflow Foundation
Presented by Richard Broida - Bennett Adelson
9/9/2008 5:00 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
One Tower, Two Foundations: Workflow Services with WF and WCF in .NET 3.5
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Web Services in Silverlight
Presented by John Stockton - Bennett Adelson
8/12/2008 5:00 AM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Consuming Web Services in Silverlight

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Mobile Technology
Presented by Chris Sullivan - Bennett Adelson
7/8/2008 5:00 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Microsoft Windows Mobile Technology
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A Lap Around .NET 3.5 SP1
Presented by Brian Prince - Microsoft
6/10/2008 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
A Lap Around .NET 3.5 SP1
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ESB Guidance for BizTalk
Presented by Richard Broida - Bennett Adelson
6/5/2008 5:30 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Introduction to ESB Guidance for BizTalk
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WCF Security
Presented by Richard Broida - Bennett Adelson
5/17/2008 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
WCF Security
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Black Belt Performance Tips for ASP.NET
Presented by Steven Smith - INETA
5/13/2008 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Black Belt Performance Tips for ASP.NET
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The Intelligent Programmer's Guide to BizTalk
Presented by Richard T. Broida - Bennett Adelson
4/8/2008 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
The Intelligent Programmer's Guide to BizTalk
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URL Rewriting and Search Engine Optimization
Presented by Miguel Castro - INETA
3/11/2008 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
URL Rewriting and Search Engine Optimization
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An introductory look at Microsoft's XNA Framework
Presented by Reuben Ahmed - Bennett Adelson
2/12/2008 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
An introductory look at Microsoft's XNA Framework
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Silverlight 101
Presented by Jeff Blankenburg - Microsoft
1/8/2008 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Silverlight 101
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Holiday Celebration
Presented by .NET and SQL Server User Groups
12/11/2007 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Holiday Celebration

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Windows Communication Foundation: Beyond the ABCs
Presented by Richard T. Broida - Bennett Adelson
11/13/2007 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Windows Communication Foundation: Beyond the ABCs
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Bennett Adelson' Virtual PDC
Presented by Jon Fried, Richard T. Broida, Peruri Srinivasulu & Jorge Matos - Bennett Adelson
10/9/2007 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Bennett Adelson' Virtual PDC
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Test Driven Development for the UI Layer
Presented by Jorge Matos - Bennett Adelson
9/11/2007 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Test Driven Development for the UI Layer
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Customizing Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server
Presented by Jon Fried - Bennett Adelson
8/14/2007 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Customizing Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server
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Functional Programming and Queries: C# 3.0
Presented by Bill Wagner - SRT Solutions
7/10/2007 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Functional Programming and Queries: C# 3.0
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WPF for the ASP.NET Developer
Presented by Brian Noyes - iDesign
6/12/2007 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
WPF for the ASP.NET Developer
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Windows SharePoint Services v3 / MOSS 2007 Customizations
Presented by Peruri Srinivasulu - Bennett Adelson
5/8/2007 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Windows SharePoint Services v3 / MOSS 2007 Customizations
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Building ASP.NET AJAX Enabled Websites
Presented by Ron Buckton - Bennett Adelson
4/10/2007 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Building ASP.NET AJAX Enabled Websites

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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Database Professionals
Presented by Randy Pagels - Microsoft Corporation
3/13/2007 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Database Professionals
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Windows Workflow Foundation
Presented by Matt Winkler
1/9/2007 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Windows Workflow Foundation
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Service-Oriented Architecture with the Windows Communication Foundation
Presented by Sam Gentile - INETA
12/12/2006 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Service-Oriented Architecture with the Windows Communication Foundation
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Designing Solutions using Visual Studio 2005's Architecture and Design Tools
Presented by Kenneth LeFebvre - National City Corporation
11/14/2006 5:45 PM
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Designing Solutions using Visual Studio 2005's Architecture and Design Tools
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Aspect Oriented Programming and the Enterprise Library
Presented by Tim Smelser - Bennett Adelson
10/10/2006 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Aspect Oriented Programming and the Enterprise Library
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Asynchronous Programming for ASP.NET Developers
Presented by Julia Lerman - INETA
9/12/2006 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Asynchronous Programming for ASP.NET Developers
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ASP.NET 2.0 Web Parts
Presented by Peruri Srinivasulu - Bennett Adelson
8/8/2006 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
ASP.NET 2.0 Web Parts
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.NET Caching Best Practices
Presented by Steve Smith - ASPAlliance
7/11/2006 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
.NET Caching Best Practices
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Stir-Fried Data Bound Business Objects
Presented by Richard Broida - Bennett Adelson
6/13/2006 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Stir-Fried Data Bound Business Objects
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Unit Testing and Code Coverage Analysis in Visual Studio 2005
Presented by Suman Chakrabarti - Microsoft Corporation
5/9/2006 5:45 PM
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Unit Testing and Code Coverage Analysis in Visual Studio 2005
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Personalized Web Sites with the ASP.NET 2.0 Portal Framework
Presented by Josh Holmes - SRT Solutions
4/11/2006 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Personalized Web Sites with the ASP.NET 2.0 Portal Framework

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The Cleveland .NET Special Interest Group (.NET SIG) was founded in a partnership between Bennett Adelson and Microsoft. The .NET SIG has become the forum for .NET collaboration and instruction from some of the brightest minds in the region. The organization was founded to provide enterprise software developers educational support on the .NET tools and Framework. The group meetings consist of developer focused, content-rich presentations and interactive code review and development. The audience ranges from .NET experts to those developers that are getting their first glimpse of .NET.
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Windows Workflow Foundation in ASP.NET
Presented by Ron Buckton - Bennett Adelson
3/14/2006 5:45 PM
Bennett Adelson Offices
Windows Workflow Foundation in ASP.NET
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The Adventure of LINQ
Presented by Richard Broida - Bennett Adelson
2/14/2006 5:45 PM
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The Adventure of LINQ
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.NET 2.0: Base Class Library
Presented by Jon Fried - Bennett Adelson</