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This is a group for anyone interested in software development related to Internet and Microsoft products like Visual Studio and Azure, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C#, Visual Basic, and software development best practices. We were founded in 2003.

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How Functional Programming Made Me a Better Developer with Cameron Presley

How Functional Programming Made Me a Better Developer With the rise in popularity recently, functional programming has become “”The Next Big Thing””. As of today, there are tons of frameworks and tools that can be used for front-end, back-end, desktop, and mobile development. With that being said, the majority of us are still using object-oriented languages for our day jobs and don’t need to learn functional programming, right? In this talk, I’ll walk you through my experiences learning functional programming over the last year, how my style of programming has changed, and how I now think about programming with regards to both functional and object-oriented paradigms. Resources: --------------- Slides https://www.slideshare.net/secret/qXW3PfeiKI2uDS (SlideShare) Books -------- The Book of F#: Breaking Free with Managed Functional Programming by Dave Fancher https://smile.amazon.com/Book-Breaking-Managed-Functional-Programming/dp/1593275528/ Haskell Programming from First Principles (Haskell Book) by Christopher Allen and Julie Moronuki https://gumroad.com/l/haskellbook Articles ----------- Hexagonal architecture by Alistair Cockburn http://alistair.cockburn.us/Hexagonal+architecture Thinking Functionally (series) by Scott Wlaschin https://fsharpforfunandprofit.com/series/thinking-functionally.html SOLID: The Next Step is Functional by Mark Seemann http://blog.ploeh.dk/2014/03/10/solid-the-next-step-is-functional/ Videos --------- http://blog.ploeh.dk/2014/03/10/solid-the-next-step-is-functional/ F# Jumpstart by Kit Eason https://www.pluralsight.com/courses/fsharp-jumpstart Reid Evans YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMxR2KmDlDMEsvfKOjzRNbA Recordings --------------- Code on the Beach 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59w6Nla2_fo&feature=youtu.be&a All Presentations ----------------------- The Software Mentor https://blog.thesoftwarementor.com/presentations/

RMC Agency Annual Summer BBQ / Cornhole Tournament Fundraiser

From Adrienne Moulton, RMC Agency:: I wanted to spread the word of RMC’s Annual BBQ in June. Returning for its 2nd year, we are doing a Cornhole Tournament Fundraiser to support Military Veterans and we are extending an invitation to the whole local Tech community to join us! BBQ buffet and beverages are included for Fundraiser participants. The Cornhole Tournament is a win and advance style play. Donation to play is $30 per team ($15 per person). It will be a lot of fun so the more the merrier! Grab a Cornhole partner and join us! Here is the link to our EventBrite to RSVP & register your team for Cornhole: https://rmc_bbq_cornholetournament_2019.eventbrite.com Hope to see you there!!

NSA Secrets - Hacking SQL Server

TechSmith Corporation

How easy is it to hack a SQL Server? In this session we'll see examples on how to exploit SQL Server, modify data and take control, while at the same time not leaving a trace. We'll start by gaining access to a SQL Server (using some "creative" ways of making man-in-the-middle attacks), escalating privileges and tampering with data at the TDS protocol level (e.g. changing your income level and reverting without a trace after payment), and more. Most importantly, we'll also cover recommendations on how to avoid these attacks, and take a look at the pros and cons of new security features in SQL Server 2016. This is a demo-driven session, suited for SQL Server DBAs, developers and security consultants. Disclaimer: No actual state secrets will be revealed. Please do not send agents to my house again. Speaker: André Melancia Developer / DBA / Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)

GLUGnet Monthly Meeting

TechSmith Corporation

Topic and Speaker to be announced later

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The C# Developer's Intro to Python with Sarah Dutkiewicz

TechSmith Corporation

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