MPj04442120000[1]As we’re get used to writing “2010” on everything, it’s a good time to take a look ahead and round up a fresh list of what’s happening here in the northeast for developers and architects.

As always, if you know of a missing event please let me know.

-Chris

Connecticut

January 7
Fairfield/Westchester .NET User Group – Stamford, CT
“Extending ASP.NET MVC with MVCContrib and Custom Code” John Zablocki

January 12
Connecticut .NET User Group - Microsoft Offices, Farmington, CT
“WCF Data Services” – Kevin Hoffman

January 14
Fairfield/Westchester SQL Server UG - UConn, Stamford, CT
“Designing SQL Server Indexes for Query Performance” – Daniel Buskirk

February 4
Fairfield/Westchester .NET User Group – Stamford, CT

February 9
Connecticut .NET User Group - Microsoft Offices, Farmington, CT

Schedule TBD
Agile Project Leader Network - Microsoft, Farmington, CT

 

Massachusetts

January 7
New England Visual Basic Professionals - Waltham, MA
“Silverlight 3 – SketchFlow” – Gary Chin

January 7
Beantown .NET User Group - Cambridge, MA 
“Windows Azure SDK” – Jason Haley

January 12
Boston BizSpark Meetup – Cambridge, MA
”Office Leasing Basics for Tech Startups” – Jon Frisch

January 12
Boston Business Intelligence – Waltham, MA
”Debugging and Error Handling in SSIS” – Slava Kokaev

January 12
Build Guild – Salem, MA

January 13
Boston Cloud Services – Waltham, MA

January 14
New England SQL Server User Group - Waltham, MA  
“Power Pivot for Excel 2010” – Carmen Taglienti

January 18
DotNetNuke Boston Meetup – Waltham, MA

January 19
Boston Business Intelligence – Waltham, MA
”Deploying and Configuring SSIS Packages” – Slava Kokaev

January 20
New England ASP.NET Professionals – Waltham, MA
“ASP.NET MVC” – Talbott Crowell

January 20
New England Windows Mobile User and Developer Group - Waltham, MA

January 20
Boston .NET Architecture Study Group - Waltham, MA

January 26
New England SharePoint User Group - Waltham, MA
”SharePoint Governance Strategies��

Architect Factory January 27
Architect Factory 2 – Cambridge, MA
Returning after a successful first event in 2009, the Architect Factory is for experienced developers seeking to learn skills to help transition to architect roles.  This is a free event, featuring content and networking.

January 27
Boston XNA Developers Group - Waltham, MA

January 28
Refresh Boston – Cambridge, MA
”Embiggen Your Knowledge: How Cromulent Design Would Make The Simpsons Less Funny” – Matthew Oliphant

January 28
Boston Azure User Group – Cambridge, MA
Ben Day

SQLSaturday34January 30
New England Data Camp v2.0 / SQL Saturday #34 – Waltham, MA
Join hundreds of developers, IT pros, and BI pros for the second run of this free, community-driven event that’s about all things data.

February 1
New England F# User Group – Cambridge, MA
Rick Minerich

February 2
Western Mass Microsoft Technology Users Group - Chicopee, MA
Developer Meeting – Topic TBD

February 2
Cape Cod XNA User Group – Hyannis, MA

February 4
New England Visual Basic Professionals - Waltham, MA 

February 9
Build Guild – Salem, MA

February 9
Boston BizSpark Meetup – Cambridge, MA
”Social Media Marketing for Startups”

February 10
Boston .NET User Group - Waltham, MA
“F# and You!”– Rick Minerich

February 10
Boston Cloud Services – Waltham, MA
”Windows Azure” – Jim O’Neil

February 11
Beantown .NET User Group - Cambridge, MA 
“Parallelism Zen for .NET Developers” – Rjae Easton

February 11
Code Mastery – Waltham, MA
Free event by Magenic covering topics such as Visual Studio 2010, WPF/Silverlight MVVM, Pex, ASP.NET MVC and more.

February 12
Virtualization Deep Dive – Waltham, MA + Online
All-day event by the Virtualization Group - Boston

February 17
New England ASP.NET Professionals – Waltham, MA

February 17
Boston .NET Architecture Study Group - Waltham, MA

February 18
IASA New England – Waltham, MA
”Agile Architect – Is it a Paradox?”

February 24
Boston XNA Developers Group - Waltham, MA

February 24
Boston WebsiteSpark Group – Cambridge, MA
”7 Secrets to Succeeding” – Stuart Goldman
”jQuery” – Chris Bowen

February 25
Boston Azure User Group – Cambridge, MA 
“Identity and Geneva” – Curt Devlin

February 25
Boston JavaScript Meetup Group – Cambridge, MA 
“Ubiquity and/or JetPack” – Mitcho

SharePointSatBoston February 27
SharePoint Saturday Boston – Waltham, MA
Another event returning after success in 2009, SharePoint Saturday Boston is a free community-driven day of content about all things SharePoint. 

 

Schedule TBD
North Shore Web Geeks – Newburyport, MA
Cape Cod .NET User Group - Hyannis, MA
Agile Boston User Group - Waltham, MA 

 

Maine

January 26
Bangor Area .Net Developers (BAND) - Bangor, ME 
“Web Site Security – Top Attacks and How to Defend Against Them” – Greg Howe

February 11
Maine Bytes User Group - Portland, ME
“Introduction to Application Development with Silverlight 4”

February 23
Bangor Area .Net Developers (BAND) - Bangor, ME 
“.NET 4 and Visual Studio 2010” – Chris Bowen

February 24
Maine Developer Network - Augusta, ME
Silverlight Event – Mark Blomsma, Shawn Robichaud, Chris Bowen


Schedule TBD
Maine Microsoft Certification Study Group – Online!

  

New Hampshire

January 14
Nashua Scrum Club – Nashua, NH
Discussion Groups & “The Agile Evangelist: How to Get Started with Agile in Your Company” – Bob Fischer

February 17
New Hampshire .NET User Group - Nashua, NH  

February 25
Nashua Scrum Club – Nashua, NH

 

New York (Upstate)

January 12
Tech Valley .NET Users Group - Latham, NY
“Multi-Touch Madness!” – Brian Peek

January 13
Upstate NY PowerShell Users Group – Syracuse, NY

January 20
Upstate NY PowerShell Users Group – Rochester, NY
”Introductory PowerShell”

January 27
VDUNY - Visual Developers of Upstate NY - Rochester, NY
”Line of Business Apps with Silverlight 4” – Andy Beaulieu

February 24
Central New York .NET Developer Group - East Syracuse, NY
Topic TBA – Jim O’Neil


Schedule TBD
Western New York .NET Users Group - Amherst, NY  

 

Rhode Island

January 13
Southern New England SQL Server User Group, Warwick, RI
“T-SQL Power!  Learning to Harness the Under-Used OVER Clause” – Adam Machanic


Schedule TBD
Rhode Island .NET User Group - Bristol, RI  

 

Vermont

January 11
Vermont .NET User Group - S. Burlington, VT
“Microsoft PDC Wrap-Up” – Rob Hale

February 8
Vermont .NET User Group - S. Burlington, VT
“WPF and the MVVM Design Pattern” – Rick Martin 


Schedule TBD
Vermont SQL Server User Group - Burlington, VT