Anil is the author of over 20 technical books focusing on the Windows Server platform, virtualization, databases, and IT management best practices. He is also a frequent contributor to IT publications and conferences. For more information, please see http://AnilDesai.net, or e-mail Anil@AnilDesai.net.
In this talk that is a mixture of code and concepts, Microsoft MVP, Asp.NET Insider and Web API advisor Chander Dhall, discusses what to do and what NOT to do when it comes to REST best practices. At the same time he also highlights the new features in Web API.You will not only learn the new features and best practices of REST and Web API but also some secret techniques not that widely used yet. The talk plans to cover all level of attendees from beginner to advanced. And if you’ve attended any of his talks, you know how to win some great swag.
Chander Dhall is a Microsoft MVP, ASP.NET Insider, Web API Advisor, professional software architect/lead developer, trainer, INETA speaker, open source contributor, community leader and organizer with years of experience in enterprise Software Development. Chander started coding since he was 6 and created his first successful software product at the age of 14. He is the owner of Chander Dhall Inc and previously owned Ria Consulting, LLC. He is the Dev Chair of Dev Connections and he works in a goal oriented, technologically driven, fast paced AGILE (SCRUM) environment. He is the founder of Dallas day of dot net and jsSaturday. He has a Master’s Degree in computer science with specialization in algorithms, principles and patterns and is focused on building high performing modular software.
Chander leads the HTML5/Node.js group in Los Angeles and the .NET user group at UTDallas. Chander recently got recognized as ‘One of the top organizers by Eventbrite.’ Chander has been a featured speaker in numerous conferences and code camps all over the world.
Our sponsor this month is Apex Systems www.apexsystemsinc.com.
The talk will take place at Microsoft Austin office from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on 2/10/2014.
Ryan Vice is an independent consultant with 12 years of experience building enterprise solutions using Microsoft technologies. He’s an MSDN Moderator, has been Microsoft MVP for Connected Systems since 2010 and his first book, “MVVM Survival Guide” was published in November of 2012. His areas of focus are software quality, increasing developer productivity and architecture best practices.
The talk will take place at Microsoft Austin office from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on 1/13/2014.
No meeting this month; however, we would like to invite you to the Austin Web Bash holiday party on Tuesday, December 10th at Buffalo Billiards. You can find more info here: http://www.meetup.com/Austin-Web-Design/events/146602662/. This is a great event to network and share ideas. Last year 22 user groups were represented by over 850 attendees. This year we’re going BIGGER. We’d love to have YOU be a part of this.
Abstract (Hadoop / Hive)
Does your SQL batch jobs take too long to complete? Does all that data stored in staging tables keep you up at night? Does dirty data cause the ETL process to barf with primary key violations? When product asks for another metric does it take 5 different alter scripts, 10 changes to SQL stored procs, and 8 changes to existing SSIS packages? If this is your organization, Hadoop can help with all these. You don’t need internet scale data to use it. After a brief intro to map/reduce, we will walk through a solution to a real world problem of finding incoming links to web pages. First, we will solve it using the Java API and then proceed to solve the same problem in Hive. You should walk away with a good understanding of Hadoop and how to start solving problems with it.
Brock started using the .NET framework since its first release. He spent his first 8 years at National Instruments coding .NET components in Windows Forms and ASP.NET. Currently, Brock is a technical manager at Max Systems , which makes car dealership web software. Splitting his time 50/50 between programming and management duties, Brock spends most days estimating product features, helping programmers, guiding technical implementation, fixing bugs, and coding features all while figuring out how to better crunch data for lots of vehicles. Blogs at http://brockreeve.com/. Likes to ride his bike, fly model airplanes, golf, and code.
The talk will take place at Microsoft Austin office from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on 11/11/2013.
Abstract:Onion Architecture is an architectural pattern for keeping libraries and dependencies on the extremities of a software system while building a strong and cohesive system core. Distributed systems like those that leverage NServiceBus and Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) products have characteristics that challenge layering principles of non-distributed systems. These systems typically make heavy use of MS SQL server and work very well when deployed to Windows Azure IaaS. This session will show how to properly structure and layer a .Net/C#/SQL software system that makes use of Onion Architecture, NServiceBus, and ASP.NET MVC.Bio:Jeffrey Palermo is a Managing Partner & CEO of Clear Measure, Inc, a software engineering firm in Austin, TX. At Clear Measure, Jeffrey manages the software engineering practice which includes new system development, legacy system upgrades, performance/scalability improvements and system rescues. Previously, Jeffrey has held executive positions at various firms including President, COO, CIO, CTO, Chief Architect, and VP of Engineering.
Jeffrey has been recognized by Microsoft as a “Microsoft Most Valuable Professional” (MVP) each year since 2006. He has spoken and facilitated at industry conferences such as VSLive, DevTeach, the Microsoft MVP Summit, and Microsoft Tech Ed. He also speaks to user groups around the country as part of the INETA Speakers’ Bureau. A graduate of Texas A&M University, an Eagle Scout, and an Iraq war veteran, Jeffrey has published many magazine articles, and he has written three editions of his book, ASP.NET MVC in Action.
Topic: In Memory OLTP
One of the most exciting new features in SQL Server 2014 is the ability to move your tables into memory. This sessions focuses on this in-memory OLTP capability. The session takes a practical look at in-memory OLTP, including its strengths and weaknesses, and gives practical guidance for using in-memory tables in SQL Server 2014. The session will use the latest CTP, so there are limitations in some of the features. Futures will be discussed where confirmed by Microsoft.
Bio: Gregory Beamer
Greg is a consummate geek who likes to live on the bleeding edge. He is currently working with Windows 8.1, Visual Studio 2013 and SQL Server 2014, all in Preview or CTP. Greg is one of the longest awarded Microsoft MVPs (Most Valuable Professionals), first receiving the award in 1998. He is also working on a course with Pluralsight that will be published later this summer. Greg is currently employed by UST Global as a senior architect where he works in the retail, media & entertainment and healthcare verticals. Greg has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. Greg has lived in the Nashville area since 1997 and when he is not on the road performing geek duties, he spends time with his wife and four daughters in the Bellevue area of Nashville, Tennessee.
This talk is sponsored by Build-A-Sign (www.buildasign.com).
We will see you at the Austin Code Camp on 8/17/2013!
As developers, we want to quickly create solutions that are easy to maintain. Amir Rajan will show you an approach to ASP.NET MVC development that really streamlines the development process without sacrificing maintainability. We are going to take an in-depth look at C# 4.0′s dynamic capabilities and how they can be leveraged to make lean data access layers, malleable domain entities and noiseless controllers. Amir will then show how to ensure these solutions stay maintainable using friction-less feedback loops and testing strategies.