Past Meetup

It's A Brand-New Backend - Azure Functions

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Our Agenda:

• 6:00pm - 6:45pm: Food & networking

• 6:45pm - 8:30pm: Our featured speaker

In this day with all the buzz about serverless, this session is about Azure Functions. We will show how to create these function with the recently added capabilities in Visual Studio 2017. We will build functions using C# and EF talking to Sql Server databases. We will talk about the advantages using functions over traditional Web API backend ends. We talk how this can be used for web or mobile frontends. This session will end showing a real-world example.

Our Speaker, L. (Van) Van Lowe, MCSD

Van has been a professional developer for over 30 years and lately a full stack developer focusing ASP.Net, angular, azure and SQL Server development.

He has developed line of business software for various federal agencies and various fortune 100 companies.
He spends his spare time creating applications for Prince William Special Olympics over the last couple of years. Lately he has been creating applications using azure functions.
Over the last ten years he has been speaking at various user groups and code camps.

Van has a MS in Computer Science from George Washington University. Van holds MCP certifications in Visual Basic, Access, ASP.Net and SQL Server. He also has a MCSD certification.