Here’s the latest roundup of developer events in the northeastern U.S. for May to June. As always, if you know of other (free or nearly free) developer-focused events, please let me know.

-Chris

Connecticut

May 5
Fairfield/Westchester .NET User Group – Stamford, CT
“.NET and MongoDB: The Ubiquitous Blog Example” – John Zablocki

May 9
Hartford Area Build Guild – Farmington, CT

May 12
Agile Connecticut - Farmington, CT
“Team Greatness Using the Core Protocols” – Jim McCarthy

June 18
Code Camp Hartford 4 – Bloomfield, CT

Schedule TBD
Connecticut .NET Developers Group – Farmington, CT
New England Silverlight Guild – Hartford, CT
Fairfield/Westchester SQL Server UG - Stamford, CT
Hartford SQL Server Users Group – Farmington, CT
Connecticut DotNetNuke User Group - Bethany, CT

Maine

May 12
Maine Bytes User Group - Portland, ME
“Crash Course in Windows Phone 7” – Jesse Liberty

May 16
Maine Developer Network - Augusta, ME
Augusta Business Intelligence Event

May 16
Web Designers User Group – Portland, ME
Search Engine Optimization

May 24 
Bangor Area .Net Developers (BAND) - Bangor, ME

May 31
Usability / User Experience User Group – Portland, ME
Lizzie Jones

Schedule TBD
Agile User Group – Portland, ME

Massachusetts

May 3
Boston Business Intelligence – Waltham, MA
“Introduction to Master Data Services” – Brian Berry

May 5
Beantown .NET User Group - Cambridge, MA
“Too Slow: Performance Profiling, Testing & Fixing with VS2010” – Ben Day

May 5 
New England Visual Basic Professionals - Waltham, MA
“Using the ASP.NET Membership Provider” – Patrick Hynds

Code CampMay 7
New England Code Camp 15 – Waltham, MA
The fifteenth! Join hundreds of developers at the Microsoft office in Waltham, MA for this session-packed, free day of learning and networking. By and for the developer community, Code Camps are always free and focus on tech, not marketing.  Registration

May 9
imageWindows Phone Developer Garage – Cambridge, MA
A free, full-day Windows Phone 7 “learn and build” event, featuring a mix of sessions and hands-on labs.

May 10
DotNetNuke Boston Meetup – Cambridge, MA

May 10
Build Guild – Salem, MA
“Web People, Adult Beverages, High Fives”

May 11
Boston .NET User Group - Waltham, MA
“Processing Data: Parallelism and Performance with PLINQ and C#/.NET 4” – John Hart

May 11
Boston Area SharePoint Users Group – Cambridge, MA
“Architecture: Fast Search Server 2010 for SharePoint” – Carlos Valcarcel

May 12
New England SQL Server User Group - Waltham, MA

May 12
Boston Web Design Meetup – Cambridge, MA

May 16
Azure Deep Dive with Wintellect’s Jeffrey Richter – Waltham, MA
A free, full day on Windows Azure for developers and architects.

May 17
Boston New Technology Meetup – Cambridge, MA

May 18
Boston .NET Architecture Study Group - Waltham, MA

May 18
HTML5 Game Development Meetup – Boston, MA

May 18 
New England Windows Phone User and Developer Group - Waltham, MA

May 18
New England ASP.NET Professionals – Waltham, MA

May 18
jQuery Boston Meetup – Boston, MA
“Understanding jQuery Events, and Working with New HTML5 APIs” – Boaz Sender

May 19
Western Mass Microsoft Technology Users Group - Agawam, MA
“MonoTouch Development” – Michael Bluestein

May 19
Western Mass Developers’ Group – Hadley, MA

May 19 
Boston Web Performance Group – Boston, MA
“Meet for SPEED”

May 19
Lean Startup Circle Meetup – Cambridge, MA

May 25
Agile Boston User Group - Waltham, MA
“Emotional Intelligence” – Art deLorenzo

May 26
Boston Azure User Group – Cambridge, MA

May 26
OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) – Waltham, MA
“A Web-Application Architecture for Regulatory Compliant Cloud Computing” – Arshad Noor

June 2
Beantown .NET User Group - Cambridge, MA

June 2
New England Visual Basic Professionals - Waltham, MA
“SharePoint 2010 Development for .NET Developers” – Bob German

June 8
Boston Area SharePoint Users Group – Cambridge, MA

Architect FactoryJune 9
The Architect Factory 3 – Cambridge, MA
A free event for experienced developers interested in learning skills helpful for assuming architect roles.  Call for Speakers open now, registration opening soon.

June 9 
New England SQL Server User Group - Waltham, MA
“Disk I/O Tuning” – Kevin Kline 

June 13
imageMSDN Event - HTML5 Jumpstart – Waltham, MA
A full day event on HTML5 and related standards and technologies with Chris Bowen and Rachel Appel.

June 13
New England F# User Group – Cambridge, MA
“Purely Functional Imperative Programming” – Runar Bjarnason

June 14
DotNetNuke Boston Meetup – Cambridge, MA

June 15 
HTML5 Game Development Meetup – Boston, MA

June 15 
Boston .NET Architecture Study Group - Waltham, MA

June 15 
New England Windows Phone User and Developer Group - Waltham, MA

June 15
New England ASP.NET Professionals – Waltham, MA

June 16 
Western Mass Microsoft Technology Users Group - Agawam, MA
TFS with Benjamin Day

June 16
Western Mass Developers’ Group – Hadley, MA

June 30 
Lean Startup Circle Meetup – Cambridge, MA

Schedule TBD
Boston BizSpark Meetup – Cambridge, MA
Boston Cloud Services – Waltham, MA
Boston JavaScript Meetup – Cambridge, MA
Boston WebsiteSpark Group – Cambridge, MA
Boston XNA Developers Group - Waltham, MA
Cape Cod .NET User Group – Plymouth, MA
Cape Cod XNA User Group – Hyannis, MA
IASA New England – Waltham, MA
New England Silverlight Guild – Cambridge, MA
North Shore Web Geeks – Newburyport, MA
Refresh Boston – Cambridge, MA
UX Book Club, Boston – Cambridge, MA 

 

New Hampshire

May 11
NEW GROUP!
Granite State SharePoint User Group – Nashua, NH
“Introducing SharePoint 2010” – Chris Bortlik

May 12
Nashua Scrum Club – Nashua, NH
Agile Practitioners Problem Clinic

May 18
NEW GROUP!
NH .NET User Group, Seacoast – Portsmouth, NH
“HTML5 (and Friends) on Your Developer Radar” – Chris Bowen

May 18
NH .NET User Group, Nashua – Nashua, NH

May 25
NH .NET User Group, Concord – Concord, NH

June 8
Granite State SharePoint User Group – Nashua, NH

Schedule TBD
Seacoast SQL Server Users Group – Portsmouth, NH

 

New York (Upstate)

May 3
AppRochester – Rochester, NY
ClayWare on “Efforts bringing the PadBracket to the market” &
Gary Davis on “User Experience and Interface Design”

May 4
Central New York .NET Developer Group - East Syracuse, NY
“Silverlight 5 – 3D Made Easy” – Andy Beaulieu

May 4
Rochester Javascript – Rochester, NY

May 10
Tech Valley .NET Users Group - Latham, NY

May 12
Rochester SharePoint User Group – Rochester, NY
”SharePoint 2010 Nirvana” – Doug Davis

June 1 
Rochester Javascript – Rochester, NY

June 7
AppRochester – Rochester, NY

Schedule TBD
Build Guild – Troy, NY
OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) – Rochester, NY
Refresh Rochester – Rochester, NY
Upstate NY PowerShell Users Group – Rochester, NY
Upstate NY PowerShell Users Group – Syracuse, NY
VDUNY - Visual Developers of Upstate NY - Rochester, NY
Western New York .NET Users Group - Amherst, NY
Western NY SQL Server PASS – Amherst, NY

Rhode Island

May 11
Providence Geeks – Providence, RI

June 15
Providence Geeks – Providence, RI

Schedule TBD
Rhode Island .NET User Group - Bristol, RI
Southern New England SQL Server User Group, Warwick, RI 

Vermont

May 9
Vermont .NET User Group – S. Burlington, VT

June 13 
Vermont .NET User Group – S. Burlington, VT

Schedule TBD
Vermont SQL Server User Group - Burlington, VT

 

Online

Now (through mid-May)
Rock Paper Azure Challenge
Prove your developer skills (and compete for prizes) while learning cloud computing with Windows Azure in this adaptation of the classic “Rock, Paper, Scissors” game.

May 10
Linked .NET User Group
“Scott Guthrie Unplugged 9” - an open Q&A session

May 31
Linked .NET User Group
“Visual Studio Tips & Tricks, Greatest Hits” – Zain Naboulsi