What we're about

We bring our members great talks from the best speakers in the UK and where possible from around the world. Predominately we look at the Microsoft development stack, but we do have platform neutral and methodology based talks too.

We guarantee one meeting a month, normally on the 3rd Thursday of the month. Everyone is welcome! Be you a student or grizzled professional, come along for a night of great content, people and pizza :)

We offer your first 2 events for free, then after that we'd like you to take out a membership to continue attending. Speak to either John or Rich to find out more about how the membership works :)

If you're wondering why you can't see the full 5 years of back sessions we've had, it's because we've recently migrated from our old home at NxtGenUG Southampton (http://www.nxtgenug.net/Southampton). By all means go and see what we've covered in the previous 5 years :D

Upcoming events (5)

Something something ML.Net


Lee Malon joins us to fill out heads with ML.Net knowledge. Machine Learning is on the rise but how do you get started and how do you get started if you’re a .NET developer? During this session, I will share how at RARELY we moved from consuming intelligent APIs to building our own and then creating and training our learning models. During the session we will explore the different types of learners and how you can use them to classify your Jira tickets to the best developer, predict the occupancy level of your restaurant and consume an already trained TensorFlow model into your C# ASP.NET Core web app via ML.NET. Lee Mallon runs RARELY IMPOSSIBLE, a consultant in Bournemouth that helps enterprise businesses evaluate emerging technology to solve their problems through the process of rapid experimentation.

Taking over running the usergroup

Needs a location

For those interested in taking over the running of the usergroup, we'll be holding this session to talk about what's involved, and how the responsibilities could be split up. This isn't a normal session, it is intended purely for those people who would be interested in taking the reins of Developer South Coast when Rich and John leave at the end of October.

Ian Cooper comes to visit


Details to follow

C# 8 as far as we know it


Jon Skeet comes a calling! Details to follow, as things firm up with C# 8 :)

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