- Containers and Serverless Computing in Azure - John Mutchek
Containers and Serverless Computing in Azure Many modern applications are being developed using a new generation of technologies such as Docker containers and serverless microservices. John will lead a discussion on these technologies and how they can be implemented in a cloud environment such as Azure. Please note that we have a new venue for this meeting. See Below. About the Presenter John Mutchek joined Microsoft in 2007 and has spent the past four years helping enterprise organizations adopt and execute on a cloud first strategy in Azure. With a focus on application modernization and the developer experience as cornerstones of a successful cloud strategy, John has helped dozens of organizations take their first steps into the cloud. Prior to joining Microsoft, he spent over 15 years in IT as a developer and enterprise architect in the defense, utility, and financial services industries. Today, John’s focus is on transforming the way we think about application design and development for next generation, digital businesses. We have a new meeting venue! ADNET Technologies in Farmington has generously provided space for CTDOTNET monthly meetings for the past several years. We are extremely grateful for their generous support of the group and thank their staff for helping facilitate our events. This year, we will be meeting in a new co-working space called SPACES, located in Blue Back Square in West Hartford. More information about the new location will follow shortly. Stay tuned. SPONSORS We are grateful to SPACES for providing a venue for our meetings. Food and beverage is provided by R J Ohlheiser, Inc.
- OWIN 101 - Building .NET Servers and Applications - Bob Ohlheiser
OWIN 101 - Building .NET Servers and Applications OWIN is a recent open standard for developing decoupled .NET servers and applications. In this session, we will review the specification and it's implementations, develop a simple application, and review OWIN implementations in ASP.NET MVC. About the Presenter Bob Ohlheiser is a senior architect and software engineer based in Hartford, CT. He has developed a wide range of systems for a diverse client base while operating the software engineering and consulting firm R. J. Ohlheiser, Inc. for the past thirty years. Bob a leader of the Connecticut .Net Developers Group (CTDOTNET). He has organized several additional greater Hartford community events including Sharepoint Saturday Hartford and several Hartford Area Code Camps. SPONSORS Food and beverage is provided by R J Ohlheiser, Inc. We are grateful to ADNET Technologies, LLC (http://thinkadnet.com) for providing a venue for our meetings.
- Internet of Things (IoT) Architecture with Azure - Jim O'Neil
Internet of Things (IoT) Architecture with Azure Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the more recent buzzwords bandied about, one of those technologies that everyone thinks everyone else knows more about than they. Well, now's your chance to catch up! In this code-free session we'll, together, develop a prototypical Azure IoT architecture using Visio (yes, Visio!) and an occasional peek into the Azure Portal. ABOUT THE PRESENTER Jim O'Neil is a Microsoft MVP and Senior Architect at BlueMetal, a modern application consulting firm headquartered in Watertown, Massachusetts, where he is primarily focused on designing and implementing IoT solutions for a variety of industries. In his spare time, he noodles around in genealogy and DNA testing to find long lost relatives. SPONSORS Food and beverage is provided by Blue Metal. We are grateful to ADNET Technologies, LLC (http://thinkadnet.com) for providing a venue for our meetings.
- DevOps with ASP.NET Core, EF Core, & TFS2017 - Ben Day
DevOps with ASP.NET Core, EF Core, & TFS2017 DevOps is all about software delivery. Create an automated, streamlined path from development to testing to deployment – that’s basically DevOps. Great. So how do you do it with ASP.NET Core and Entity Framework Core? How do you deploy the SQL Server schema? How do you deal with EF Core schema migrations? What about unit testing? How do you handle database connection strings? What about deployments to Azure? Don’t worry. We’ve got ya covered. In this talk, Ben will walk you through creating an automated DevOps flow using Team Foundation Server 2017 (TFS2017) or Visual Studio Team Services that will allow you to build, test, and deploy your ASP.NET Core & EF Core application. ABOUT THE PRESENTER Benjamin Day is a consultant and trainer specializing in software best practices using Scrum with Microsoft’s DevOps tools. Ben’s main areas of emphasis include Team Foundation Server, Scrum, software testing, and software architecture. He is a Microsoft Visual Studio ALM MVP, a certified Scrum trainer via Scrum.org, and a speaker at conferences such as Pluralsight and VSLive. When not developing software, Ben’s been known to go running and sea kayaking in order to balance out his love of cheese, cured meats, and champagne. His online courses are available at http://www.pluralsight.com. He can be contacted via http://www.benday.com. SPONSORS Food and beverage is provided by R. J. Ohlheiser, Inc. We are grateful to ADNET Technologies, LLC (http://thinkadnet.com) for providing a venue for our meetings.
- DevOps, Containers and Next Generation Microservices
DevOps, Containers and Next Generation Micro Services Do you “get” DevOps? Are you up to speed with the next HUGE WAVE of virtualization and application deployment… containers and micro services? How will DevOps processes and these great technologies impact your applications now and in the near future? Come to this session to get a full understanding of how developers and businesses are moving forward with DevOps. On this journey, we will explore what and why of DevOps, micro-services and containers, how these new technologies will change our world and at what pace. We will show how these new technologies will RAPIDLY change the development pipeline, virtualization landscape, and even the cloud landscape. ABOUT THE PRESENTER Dan Stolts “ITProGuru” is a technology expert who is a master of systems management and security. He is Chief Technology Strategist for Microsoft, owns several businesses and is a published author (http://www.amazon.com/70-534-Architecting-Microsoft-Azure-Solutions/dp/0735697442). Reach him on his primary blog http://itproguru.com (http://itproguru.com/) or twitter @ITProGuru (http://twitter.com/itproguru). He is proficient in many datacenter technologies (Windows Server, System Center, Virtualization, Containers, Cloud, Etc) and holds many certifications including MCT, MCITP, MCSE, TS, etc. Dan is currently specializing in system management, virtualization and cloud technologies. Dan is and has been a very active member of the user group community. Dan is an enthusiastic advocate of technology and is passionate about helping others. See more at: http://itproguru.com/about SPONSORS Food and beverage is provided by FIT Staffing, Inc. (http://www.fitstaffingsolutions.com) We are grateful to ADNET Technologies, LLC (http://thinkadnet.com) for providing a venue for our meetings.
- CROSS-PLATFORM MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT WITH XAMARIN
CROSS-PLATFORM MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT WITH XAMARIN This month we welcome Gavin Bauman back to our podium to present on development with Xamarin, details below. This is also CTDOTNET's debut on Meetup. We hope this will simplify the registration process for our events. We ask that all attendees let us know they will be attending with an RSVP below. If you cannot RSVP here, please send us an email at the address on our website (http://ctdotnet.org). Thank you. ABSTRACT Have you wanted to build a mobile app that works on every popular OS, but haven't had the time to learn each language for each platform? Or maybe, you've heard success and/or horror stories about developing cross platform apps one time with one set of languages? Well join Microsoft Technical Evangelist, Gavin Bauman, as he dispels some of the rumors and introduces Xamarin, the fully native cross platform mobile app development platform. Learn how you can use existing skills to develop fully performant apps for Android, iOS, and Windows. By the time we're done, you'll be able to build mobile apps one time that work on these three mobile operating systems. BIO Gavin Bauman works for Microsoft as a Technical Evangelist in the Boston area. He's given numerous technical talks at local events such as Boston Code Camp and national events like PAX East on game, mobile, and cloud app development. When he's not punishing filthy plebians in Mortal Kombat, he spends his time creating cool and quirky mobile apps. SPONSORS We are grateful to ADNET Technologies, LLC (http://thinkadnet.com) for providing a venue for our meetings.