EF Core and Microsoft Azure...the Two Inseperable Twins!!

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Speaker 1 (Obi Oberoi)

Title: EF Core from Zero to Hero in 45 minutes

Abstract: Entity Framework Core (EF Core) 1.1 was recently released to market in November 2016. After several release candidates and lots of community input, Microsoft has given their stripped down, cross-platform coding platform to developers. However, there's still a lot of misconceptions on what EF Core does and what the right scenario is for its use.

In In this demo-filled session, Obi will dig into some of the concepts ranging from Change Tracking, Code First Modelling, Stored Procedures usage, Package Manager's PowerShell commands, Support for Data stores, newer APIs etc. that will arm you with enough arsenal to make you a productive developer at your work place.

Bio: Obi Oberoi is a Microsoft MVP, Technology Evangelist and a Consultant who works in designing and developing enterprise level distributed applications using the Microsoft Development Stack.

Obi lives in Mississauga and has been working with .NET since the first betas. He has a Master’s degree in Computer Science and is passionate about ORM's. Obi takes an active role in organizing and speaking at User Groups and Conferences in North America.

Obi founded the Mississauga Dot Net User Group (https://www.meetup.com/MississaugaNETUG/) in 2015 where he organizes monthly meetups!!

Obi blogs regularly at http://www.ObiOberoi.com and can be reached via Twitter: @ObiOberoi.


Speaker 2 (Callon Campbell)

Title: Introduction to Azure Functions

Abstract: This is an introductory-level session on what are 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

Bio: Callon Campbell is the co-founder of ReflectSoftware, a small software company that specializes in .NET logging and analytics with their product ReflectInsight - a Live/Log Viewer and framework.

Callon is a full-stack developer, architect and technical lead. He has passion for both frontend development, specifically with Angular and Microsoft's Universal Windows Platform (UWP) and also in the cloud with Microsoft Azure. With over 19 years of experience, he's been developing desktop, mobile and web enterprise applications using Microsoft .NET Framework, SQL Server and Azure.

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 https://TheFlyingMaverick.com (https://theflyingmaverick.com/).