Past Meetup

Let’s Dev This Community Roadshow

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Whether you know your way around the web, the cloud, or Windows 10 and trying to stay current or are just getting started and figuring out the best path forward – having access to expert guidance and best practices is just what you need.

Join us on Saturday, May 28th for a full day, of the best talks from Microsoft’s Let’s Dev This Toronto event ( We cover how to build cutting-edge web sites with the new release of ASP.NET Core, AngularJS, React and Web Tools for Visual Studio 2015 or Visual Studio Code. Next, learn how to build or move web sites, mobile applications, and enterprise-class applications to the Azure cloud. Finally, get the latest updates on Windows 10 UWP.


8:00 am – 8:45 am

Doors open, Continental breakfast/coffee

9:00 am – 9:50 am

Building modular and testable web applications with React, LESS, and the Tape JS testing framework.

9:55 am –10:45 am

Rapid, reliable and modern front end development, focused with AngularJS

10:45 am –11:00 am


11:00 am - 11:50 am

ASP.NET Core: The best of the new bits

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

Cross Platform Localization Strategies with Xamarin

2:00 pm - 2:50 pm

Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS on Azure)

2:50 pm - 3:00 pm


3:00 pm - 3:50 pm

DevOps & Azure

4:00 pm - 4:50 pm

Windows 10 UWP

4:50 pm - 5:00 pm

Wrap up

Parking options around the downtown London Fanshawe campus can be found.

Imparking Lot #1
Imparking Lot #2

Speaker Bio(s):

Andrei Marukovich ( is a Team Lead at SCIEX and a Microsoft Windows Platform MVP. He has been developing software professionally for over 15 years and during this time he has designed and developed applications in such diverse areas as robotics, semiconductor device fabrication, game development and Web solutions. In his current position, Andrei leads development of software for life science applications. He blogs at and can be found on Twitter at @amarukovich (

Ken Cenerelli is a programmer writer and developer specializing in engineering data-driven applications using the Microsoft .NET Framework. He is a Microsoft MVP for his work in the developer community with the .NET Platform. In the past he has spoken at DevTeach (Toronto), That Conference (Wisconsin), ConFoo (Montreal), and CloudDevelop (Ohio). He is also an avid speaker at conferences and user groups around Ontario. He blogs regularly and can be found on Twitter via @KenCenerelli (

Lori Lalonde is an Apress author, consultant, blogger, international conference speaker, Xamarin Certified Developer, Xamarin MVP, and Microsoft MVP. She is also the User Group Leader of Canada's Technology Triangle .NET User Group, a Xamarin Community Speaker, and a member of the Western Devs group. You can follow her on Twitter @loriblalonde (, check out her blog at (, and see what she's been up to with the other Western Devs at (

Max Yermakhanov is a Microsoft MVP and an accomplished and resourceful IT professional with 15+ years of progressive experience in private and public organizations. A tenacious problem-solver with strong organizational, communication and management skills, bringing energy, enthusiasm and leadership to problem resolution. A life-long learner, bringing an uncompromising approach to client satisfaction.

Jeff Dutra has been a web developer/architect for over 14 years. He has spent most of his time working with the Microsoft stack, ranging from Classic ASP and ASP.NET ( Web Forms to ASP.NET ( MVC. Lately, he has been spending most of his time in the wonderful world of JavaScript.

Check out Jeff's blog at ( You can also follow him on Twitter @JeffDutraCanada (, and check out his open source contributions on Github at:

Mike Irwin is an experienced developer from London who has spent most of his professional time providing modern approaches to replace legacy enterprise applications. Passionate about technology, he wears many hats by participating in development communities focused on Node, C++, C#, gamedev as well as founding the Angular user group in London. Firmly committed to a philosophy of personal improvement, Mike also participates or volunteers at every opportunity of a hackathon, innovation day or meetup he has.