What we're about

.NET is the Free, Cross-platform, Open source developer platform for developing applications on Web, Mobile, Desktop, Microservices, Gaming, Machine Learning, Cloud, and Internet of Things.

The Central Ohio .Net Developers Group meets on the 4th Thursday of every month and are free and open to the public!

All developers; professional, student, and hobbyist are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Upcoming events (2)

February 2021 - Cosmic Full-Stack: a Blazor, ML.NET, and CosmosDB Mashup

Title:
Cosmic Full-Stack a Blazor, ML.NET, and CosmosDB Mashup

Abstract:
Are you ready to count down to liftoff? In this session, we test the limits of the .NET stack in an incredible mission to build BlazePort, a futuristic ride share app for space travel. We'll use a mashup of the latest in .NET technologies: leveraging CosmosDB for data persistence, model travel prices with ML.NET (via an Azure Function), and go full-stack with ASP.NET Core and Blazor for an end-to-end C# development experience. Strap yourself in for fast paced demos and hot bits on this journey through the .NET ecosystem.

Speaker Bio:
Ed Charbeneau
Ed is a Microsoft MVP and an international speaker, writer, online influencer, a Developer Advocate for Progress.
Ed is a Microsoft MVP and an international speaker, writer, online influencer, a Developer Advocate for Progress, and expert on all things web development. Ed enjoys geeking out to cool new tech, brainstorming about future technology, and admiring great design.

Ed has shared his insights, experiences, and advice around collaboration, knowledge management, social computing, and training at many industry events around the United States. Highly ethical and engaging with an uncanny business acumen, he is a creative community builder and outside the box thinker. Long term business relationships throughout the world within internal communications, employee engagement and marketing as well as IT. Focusing on Financial, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Agency and Professional Services. He has defined, architected, implemented line of business solutions with a touch of style and UX best practices.

April 2021 - What's New in C# 9?

Online event

Title:
What’s New in C# 9

Abstract:
C# is an open-source, mature object oriented language, used by millions of .NET developers, yet its evolution is still underway. In this session, we'll cover the latest features that have been added to C# 9.0 and how they work in detail so you'll know when to use them effectively in your new .NET projects. You'll also see the direction C# may be going with future versions of C#.

Speaker Bio:
Jason Bock is a Developer Advocate at Quicken Loans and a Microsoft MVP (C#). He has over 25 years of experience working on a number of business applications using a diverse set of frameworks and languages. He is the author of ".NET Development Using the Compiler API", "Metaprogramming in .NET", and "Applied .NET Attributes". He has written numerous articles on software development issues and has presented at a number of conferences and user groups. He is a leader of the Twin Cities Code Camp (http://www.twincitiescodecamp.com). Jason holds a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from Marquette University. Visit his web site at http://www.jasonbock.net.

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