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Meetings are typically held on the second Tuesday of every month from September through June at Tyler Technologies, 11 Cornell Dr, Latham, NY 12110. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we now meet online.

Our topics cover all things that relate to Microsoft .NET technologies and beyond. Click the "Join Us!" button to stay up to date with all of meeting announcements and local Microsoft events.

Some of our past sessions can be viewed on our YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc2KYK1NJsWiUbhjhVvUgfA).

Upcoming events (3)

PowerPoint Audiences are People, Too: 3 Steps to Creating More Powerful Slides

PowerPoint Audiences are People, Too: Three Steps to Creating More Powerful PowerPoint Slides Not only will this webinar give you tips on how you can create technical presentations to connect with and compel your audiences, you'll come away with an understanding of the science behind great slide design. Hint: You don't have to be a designer! By attending, you'll learn how to employ presentation best practices based on research that demonstrates how audiences retain information in an audio-visual learning environment. Presenter: Sandra Johnson, Chief Presentation Officer and Microsoft PowerPoint MVP Sandra Johnson has owned her presentation design business since 2001. As a certified Woman-owned Business Enterprise, she works with individuals and corporations across the globe to ensure that they PowerPoint. Responsibly. It is her goal, each and every day to challenge her clients' pre-conceived notions about what they think PowerPoint can and cannot do for them. Doing so, allows clients to elevate their materials and presentations, essentially transforming their personal or corporate brand to a level never before achieved. Sandra first earned the Microsoft PowerPoint MVP Award in 2008 and is currently among 34 people in the world with that distinction. She is a co-founder of the non-profit organization, the Presentation Guild and has served on the board of directors as vice president and president with that organization. Sandra can be heard twice each month, with co-hosts Nolan Haims and Troy Chollar on The Presentation Podcast and is a presenter and staff member of the annual Presentation Summit. For more information on theWiz visit www. presentationwiz.biz. After the session, we'll have an open discussion for the November topic or anything else. Agenda 6:00 pm - Welcome to TVUG, user group announcements 6:10 pm - Session start 7:10 pm - Session wrap-up, open Q&A Due to work from home and social distancing rules now in place, TVUG will be holding meetings online for the next few months. We look forward to seeing everyone in person, but for right now let's stay safe. This session will be held online, via Microsoft Teams. We'll be starting at a slightly earlier time, 6:00 PM. If your company already uses Teams, you should be able to use your installed copy of Teams, otherwise, just use the web version. When you register for the event, you'll see the link to the event.

Building Island Tracker – Xamarin.Forms, Functions, Table Storage, and More

Join James as he walks through his latest creation, Island Tracker(https://islandtracker.app) for Animal Crossing on iOS and Android. Built full cross-platform with Xamarin.Forms and leveraging Azure Functions and Table Storage as the cloud backend he will discuss his full architecture and demo how it all was pulled together. He will talk about lessons learned, preparing for release, continuous integration, user testing, and more! If you have ever wanted an insight into creating and deploying a cloud connected app then join in. Speaker Bio James Montemagno is a Principal Program Manager for Client Developer Tools at Microsoft. He has been a .NET developer since 2005, working in a wide range of industries including game development, printer software, and web services. Prior to becoming a Principal Program Manager, James was a professional mobile developer and has now been crafting apps since 2011 with Xamarin. In his spare time, he is most likely cycling around Seattle or guzzling gallons of coffee at a local coffee shop. He can be found on Twitter @jamesmontemagno, blogs code regularly on his personal blog http://www.montemagno.com, and co-hosts the weekly development podcast Merge Conflict http://mergeconflict.fm. After the session, we'll have an open discussion for the December topic or anything else. Agenda 6:00 pm - Welcome to TVUG, user group announcements 6:10 pm - Session start 7:10 pm - Session wrap-up, open Q&A Due to work from home and social distancing rules now in place, TVUG will be holding meetings online for the next few months. We look forward to seeing everyone in person, but for right now let's stay safe. This session will be held online, via Microsoft Teams. We'll be starting at a slightly earlier time, 6:00 PM. If your company already uses Teams, you should be able to use your installed copy of Teams, otherwise, just use the web version. When you register for the event, you'll see the link to the event.

C# 9.0 and beyond with Mads Torgersen

Online event

Presentation: C# 9.0 and beyond Mads will take you through some of the new C# 9.0 features and the thinking behind them. Also, let’s take a look at some of the thinking for further in the future. We’ll make sure there’s plenty of time for questions and discussion! Bio: Mads Torgersen Mads is the Program Manager for the C# Programming Language. He runs the C# language design process and maintains the language specification. He also participates in the design of TypeScript and Visual Basic. You can follow Mads at https://twitter.com/madstorgersen Agenda 6:00 pm - Welcome to TVUG, user group announcements 6:10 pm - Session start Due to work from home and social distancing rules now in place, TVUG will be holding meetings online for the next few months. We look forward to seeing everyone in person, but for right now let's stay safe. This session will be held online, via Microsoft Teams. We'll be starting at a slightly earlier time, 6:00 PM. If your company already uses Teams, you should be able to use your installed copy of Teams, otherwise, just use the web version. When you register for the event, you'll see the link to the event.

Past events (66)

Accessing Native Features in Xamarin.Forms

Online event

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