Cloud Two-Pack: Google Cloud & Azure Functions

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Join us in the evening on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at the Kitchener Central Library, 85 Queen Street North in Meeting Room E for two cloud-related presentations for developers!

Google Cloud for .NET Developers

Microsoft has soundly embraced the open source community and cross-platform development. Web developers in the Microsoft stack are looking at every option they can leverage for greater productivity, including cloud-based platforms to save time and money. In this talk, you will learn how web developers in the .NET stack can leverage the Google Cloud Platform when the Azure Platform is not an available option. We will look at how you can get started quickly with several key tools like App Engine, Cloud SQL, Cloud Datastore, and others that will allow a .NET developer to be up and running in no time.

Introduction to Serverless Compute with Azure Functions

This is an introductory-level session on serverless compute with Azure Functions and how they can be used to process events with a serverless code architecture. I'll share…
· Common scenarios
· Different integrations
· Dive into some demos

About The Speakers:

Ken Cenerelli is a writer, developer, and Microsoft MVP specializing in the Microsoft .NET Framework. He is active on the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) where he contributes to several blogs and on Microsoft TechNet as a technical wiki contributor. He is co-organizer of CTTDNUG and has been a technical reviewer on multiple technology books. He blogs at and is on Twitter via @KenCenerelli.

Callon Campbell is an application architect and developer. With over 19 years of experience, he's been developing desktop, mobile and web enterprise applications using Microsoft .NET Framework, SQL Server and Azure. Callon is also the co-creator of ReflectInsight .NET Logging framework and Live Log Viewer. He's passionate about learning new technologies and sharing his experience with fellow peers in the community. Callon can be reached on Twitter via @Flying_Maverick, and @DevelopAzure and has a blog at

6:00 pm - Doors open. Water, pop, and light snacks served.

6:30 pm - Session start

Parking options (both paid and free) for the Central Library can be found here:

Sponsor Shoutouts:

Special thanks to Northsail Software ( for being a full season sponsor of our .NET stream!

About Northsail Software: Our mighty boutique develops software solutions for a wide range of clients located in Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph, and Toronto, as well as across Canada, the USA and the globe.

Special thanks to Microsoft Canada ( for being a full season sponsor of our .NET stream!

About Microsoft Canada: Established in 1985, Microsoft Canada Inc. is the Canadian subsidiary of Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq "MSFT"), the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Headquartered in Mississauga, Microsoft Canada has nine regional offices across the country dedicated to empowering people through great software. Microsoft Canada is equally passionate about committing to Canadian communities. Since its inception, Microsoft Canada has had a corporate giving philosophy that goes beyond financial donations to champion inventive forms of philanthropy.

Special thanks to RL Solutions ( for being a full season sponsor of our .NET stream!

About RL Solutions:RL Solutions creates healthcare software for patient feedback, incident reporting & risk management, infection surveillance, peer review, root cause analysis and claims management.