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Power BI for the Developer & Turning Software into Computer Chips

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Thanks to Xero ( for hosting this meetup!

We have two awesome talks for you tonight!

Power BI for the Developer - Peter Myers

Integrate, Extend, Embed! In this presentation, you will learn how developers can deliver real-time dashboards, create custom visuals and embed rich interactive analytics in their apps with Power BI. This presentation specifically targets experienced app developers, and also those curious to understand what developers can achieve with Power BI. Numerous demonstrations will put the theory into action.

Peter Myers is a consultant, trainer and presenter from Melbourne. He has worked with Microsoft database and development products since 1997. Today he specializes in all Microsoft Business Intelligence products and also authors training course content for Microsoft products and services. He has a broad business background supported by a bachelor’s degree in applied economics and accounting, and he extends this with extensive experience backed by current MCSE certifications. He has been a Data Platform MVP since 2007.

Turning software into computer chips – Zoltán Lehóczky

Software is flexible and specialized hardware is extremely fast. So why not write software, then turn it into a computer chip? This is what Hastlayer ( does by transforming .NET software into electronic circuits. The result is faster and uses less power while you simply keep on writing software. You may not be able to tell just by looking at it but behind some function calls now actually embedded hardware is working! (You wonder how? Check out what FPGAs are!) In this demo-packed session we'll get an overview of what Hastlayer is, why it is useful for developers like you and how to write Hastlayer-compatible software.

Zoltán Lehóczky is the co-founder and managing director of Lombiq Technologies (, and the originator of the Hastlayer project. His main expertise is in .NET software development and software architecture design. He is also a core contributor of the ASP.NET Orchard CMS, and a guest lecturer at Óbuda University, John von Neumann Faculty of Informatics.

Doors open at 6:00pm and the presentations will start at 6:30pm.

I hope to see you there!
125 St Georges Bay Road · Auckland
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