Welcome to September! Traditionally, as we wind down summer and move toward the fall, conferences, events, and community normally kick into high gear. This year is definitely no exception, and here’s the latest roundup.
As always, if you know of a missing event please let me know.
September 1 Hartford SQL Server Users Group – Farmington, CT ”Installing SQL Server 2008 on a Windows Server 2008 R2 Failover Cluster” – Chuck Boyce ”PowerPivot Demonstration and Discussion” – Jon Gore
September 2 Fairfield/Westchester .NET User Group – Stamford, CT “And Introduction to Microsoft’s WebMatrix” – Rachel Appel
September 9 Fairfield/Westchester SQL Server UG - Stamford, CT “SQL Server Performance Analysis: ‘Why is it Slow?’” – Linchi Shea
September 14 Connecticut .NET Developers Group – Farmington, CT “ASP.NET MVC 2 Best Practices” – Robert Hurlbut
September 14 Build Guild – Simsbury, CT
September 30 MSDN Windows Phone 7 Firestarter & Garage Events – Farmington, CT A daytime Firestarter (9-5) and an evening Garage (6-9) to give you an opportunity to learn all of the latest about the Windows Phone 7 platform and development.
October 18 New England Silverlight Guild – Farmington, CT (and Cambridge, MA) Inaugural Meeting – “Silverlight as a Transmedia Platform” – Jesse Liberty
November 2 MSDN ASP.NET Web Platform Firestarter – Farmington, CT A full day of content progressing through developing with the ASP.NET Web Platform. ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Web Forms, Web Matrix, and more.
Schedule TBD Agile Connecticut - Farmington, CT
September 9 Maine Bytes User Group - Portland, ME “ASP.NET 4 and Visual Studio 2010” – Fritz Onion
September 28 Bangor Area .Net Developers (BAND) - Bangor, ME
Schedule TBD Maine Developer Network - Augusta, ME Maine Microsoft Certification Study Group – Online!
September 2 Beantown .NET User Group - Cambridge, MA “Windows Phone 7 Development” – Chris Bowen
September 2 New England Visual Basic Professionals - Waltham, MA “Windows Azure Storage and SQL Azure Storage” – Bill Wilder, Andy Novick
September 8 Boston .NET User Group - Waltham, MA “Test-Driven Development in VS2010: Theory and Practice” – Michael de la Maza
September 8 Boston Area SharePoint Users Group – Cambridge, MA “Becoming a SharePoint Solution Provider” – Steven Fowler
September 8 Agile Boston User Group - Waltham, MA “New Tools for the Agile Quiver” – Jim McCarthy
September 9 New England SQL Server User Group - Waltham, MA “2010/2010 Season Kickoff” – Kalen Delaney
September 9 Boston Web Design Meetup – Cambridge, MA
September 13 New England F# User Group – Cambridge, MA “Web Development in F#” – Vladimir Matveev
September 14 Build Guild – Salem, MA
September 15 Boston .NET Architecture Study Group - Waltham, MA “Silverlight 4”
September 15 New England ASP.NET Professionals – Waltham, MA “Better User Authentication and Authorization – Claims-Based Identity and Access Control” – Andrew Babiec
September 20 DotNetNuke Boston Meetup – Waltham, MA
September 22 Boston XNA Developers Group - Waltham, MA
September 23 Lean Startup Circle Meetup – Cambridge, MA “Analytics + A/B Testing” – TBD ”Discarding Ideas as the Essence of Lean Startups” – John Prendergast
September 24 SQL Server Loadfest R2 – Waltham, MA
September 25 SharePoint Saturday Boston 3 – Waltham, MA The third annual edition of this free, full day of SharePoint sessions delivered by area experts.
October 2 New England Code Camp 14 – Waltham, MA Join hundreds of fellow developers for this free day, packed with amazing sessions, networking opportunities, and a new Entrepreneurial Track.
October 7 New England Visual Basic Professionals - Waltham, MA
October 14 New England SQL Server User Group - Waltham, MA
October 14 Boston Web Design Meetup – Cambridge, MA
October 18 New England Silverlight Guild – Cambridge, MA (and Farmington, CT) Inaugural Meeting – “Silverlight as a Transmedia Platform” – Jesse Liberty
October 20 New England ASP.NET Professionals – Waltham, MA “WebMatrix” – Chris Bowen
October 21 Boston WebsiteSpark Group – Cambridge, MA “Developing iPhone Applications with ASP.NET” – Jim Wilson
October 26 Agile Software Development in VS2010: Test-Driven Development – Michael de la Maza A “Pay What You Can” Course at the Microsoft Waltham MTC
October 28 Lean Startup Circle Meetup – Cambridge, MA
November 4 MSDN ASP.NET Web Platform Firestarter – Waltham, MA A full day of content progressing through developing with the ASP.NET Web Platform. ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Web Forms, Web Matrix, and more.
November 6 Design Camp Boston – Cambridge, MA A new event, featuring a full day with 18 sessions focused on design, user experience, and creativity.
November 30 MSDN Windows Azure Firestarter – Waltham, MA A full day of content for developers interested in moving to the cloud with Windows Azure.
Schedule TBD Boston Cloud Services – Waltham, MA Boston BizSpark Meetup – Cambridge, MA New England Windows Phone User and Developer Group - Waltham, MA Boston Azure User Group – Cambridge, MA Boston Business Intelligence – Waltham, MA Cape Cod .NET User Group - Hyannis, MA Cape Cod XNA User Group – Hyannis, MA IASA New England – Waltham, MA North Shore Web Geeks – Newburyport, MA Refresh Boston – Cambridge, MA Western Mass Microsoft Technology Users Group - Chicopee, MA
September 9 Nashua Scrum Club – Nashua, NH “True Agility Requires Us to Re-Examine Our Beliefs” – Damon Poole
September 15 NH .NET User Group – Nashua, NH ”Visual Studio LightSwitch” and “Microsoft Research Pex”
Schedule TBD Seacoast SQL Server Users Group – Portsmouth, NH
September 8 Central New York .NET Developer Group - East Syracuse, NY “PowerShell at Work: Background Jobs Exposed” – Jeffery Hicks
September 28 VDUNY - Visual Developers of Upstate NY - Rochester, NY “Active Reports 6” – Chuck Baldo
November 16 MSDN Windows Azure Firestarter – Rochester, NY A full day of content for developers interested in moving to the cloud with Windows Azure.
Schedule TBD Build Guild – Albany, NY Upstate NY PowerShell Users Group – Syracuse, NY Upstate NY PowerShell User Group – Rochester, NY Tech Valley .NET Users Group - Latham, NY Western New York .NET Users Group - Amherst, NY
September 8 Southern New England SQL Server User Group, Warwick, RI “Accelerated MDM with SQL Server 2008 R2 Master Data Services” – Brian Berry
Schedule TBD Providence Geeks – Providence, RI Rhode Island .NET User Group - Bristol, RI
September 11 Vermont Code Camp 2 – Burlington, VT Returning for a second year, join many area (and some not from the area!) developers for a free day of sharing and learning in a variety of technologies!
Schedule TBD Vermont SQL Server User Group - Burlington, VT