Welcome to summer!  Though beaches, ice cream trucks, and vacations await, the developer community marches on, so here’s a look at events in the northeastern U.S. for the first part of the season. 

As always, if you know of other (free or nearly free) developer-focused events, please let me know.

-Chris

Connecticut

July 5
Agile Connecticut - Farmington, CT

July 11
Hartford Area Build Guild – Farmington, CT
“Web People + Adult Beverages + High Fives”

August 2
Agile Connecticut - Farmington, CT

August 8
Hartford Area Build Guild – Farmington, CT
“Web People + Adult Beverages + High Fives”

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

Maine

June 23
Maine Bytes User Group - Portland, ME
“Azure State of the Union” – Ben Day

June 28 
Maine Developer Network - Augusta, ME
HTML5: Intro, graphics (CSS, SVG, Canvas), and practices/adoption – Chris Bowen

June 28
Bangor Area .Net Developers (BAND) - Bangor, ME
HTML5, IE9 & 10, and More – Chris Bowen (Yes, I’m also presenting in Augusta, but that’s during the day Smile )

July 26
Bangor Area .Net Developers (BAND) - Bangor, ME

CodeCampJuly 29 – 31
Maine Code Camp 2 – Mt. Blue State Park, Weld, ME
Escape from the office with fellow developers for a weekend of actual, honest-to-goodness camping and tech!

Schedule TBD
Agile User Group – Portland, ME
Usability / User Experience User Group – Portland, ME
Web Designers User Group – Portland, ME (on Summer break)

Massachusetts

June 22
Boston XNA Developers Group - Waltham, MA

June 22
Agile Boston User Group - Waltham, MA
“Agile Coaches Panel Presentation”

June 22
Boston Front End Developers – Cambridge, MA

June 23
Boston Azure User Group – Cambridge, MA
“Rock, Paper, Azure Challenge” – Hands-On in-the-Azure-cloud Game Challenge

June 23
Boston Web Performance Group – Boston, MA
“Powering Up Your Code with High Performance CSS and HTML5” – Tim Wright

June 23
Refresh Boston – Cambridge, MA
“Hopping on the Bandwagon: Branding & Marketing for Smallish Businesses” – Fred LeBlanc

June 25
Hack/Reduce Boston Hackathon – Cambridge, MA

June 29
Worcester Web Technology – Worcester, MA
“Intro to Ext JS 4”

June 30
Boston JavaScript Meetup – Cambridge, MA
“Sencha Ext & Sencha Touch” – Aaron White

June 30
UX Book Club, Boston – Cambridge, MA
“Christopher Alexander: The Timeless Way of Building”

June 30
Lean Startup Circle Meetup – Cambridge, MA

July 7
New England Visual Basic Professionals - Waltham, MA
“Identify & Fix Performance Problems with Visual Studio Ultimate” – Ben Day

July 7
HPC & GPU Supercomputing Group of Boston – Cambridge, MA

July 11
New England F# User Group – Cambridge, MA
“F# Type Providers” – Keith Battocchi

July 12
Build Guild – Salem, MA
“Web People + Adult Beverages + High Fives”

July 12
DotNetNuke Boston Meetup – Cambridge, MA

July 13
Boston Area SharePoint Users Group – Cambridge, MA
“SharePoint 2010 Usage and Adoption Best Practices” – Scott Jamison

July 13
jQuery Boston Meetup – Boston, MA
“Web Mapping with Geomap, a jQuery Plugin” – Ryan Westphal

July 13
Boston PHP – Cambridge, MA
“Learn the Secrets of SEO (Search Engine Optimization)”

July 14
Worcester Web Technology – Worcester, MA

July 19
Boston New Technology Meetup – Cambridge, MA

July 20
New England Windows Phone User and Developer Group - Waltham, MA
Summer of Mango: “Developing Windows Phone 7.1 Structured Storage Applications”

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

July 20
HTML5 Game Development Meetup – Boston, MA

July 20
New England ASP.NET Professionals – Waltham, MA

July 20
Boston Arduino Users Group – Cambridge, MA

July 27
Boston XNA Developers Group - Waltham, MA

July 28
Boston Azure User Group – Cambridge, MA

August 9
DotNetNuke Boston Meetup – Cambridge, MA

August 17
New England ASP.NET Professionals – Waltham, MA
“Intro to HTML5” – Chris Bowen

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

August 17
HTML5 Game Development Meetup – Boston, MA

August 17
Boston Arduino Users Group – Cambridge, MA

August 17
Worcester Web Technology – Worcester, MA

August 18
Western Mass Microsoft Technology Users Group - Agawam, MA
“ASP.NET MVC3 and Razor” – Chris Bowen

Schedule TBD
Beantown .NET User Group - Cambridge, MA (On Summer break)
Boston .NET User Group - Waltham, MA
Boston BizSpark Meetup – Cambridge, MA
Boston Business Intelligence – Waltham, MA
Boston Cloud Services – Waltham, MA
Boston Web Design Meetup – Cambridge, MA
Boston WebsiteSpark Group – Cambridge, 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
New England SQL Server User Group - Waltham, MA (On Summer break)
North Shore Web Geeks – Newburyport, MA
OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) – Waltham, MA
Western Mass Developers’ Group – Hadley, MA

New Hampshire

July 13
Granite State SharePoint User Group – Nashua, NH

July 20
NH .NET User Group, Seacoast – Portsmouth, NH

July 20
NH .NET User Group, Nashua – Nashua, NH

August 10
Granite State SharePoint User Group – Nashua, NH

Schedule TBD
Nashua Scrum Club – Nashua, NH
NH .NET User Group, Concord – Concord, NH (On Summer break)
Seacoast SQL Server Users Group – Portsmouth, NH

New York (Upstate)

June 22
Build Guild – Troy, NY
“Web People + Adult Beverages + High Fives”

June 23
VDUNY - Visual Developers of Upstate NY - Rochester, NY
“Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)” – Steve Maier

July 6
Rochester Javascript – Rochester, NY

July 12
Rochester SharePoint User Group – Rochester, NY

August 3
Rochester Javascript – Rochester, NY

Schedule TBD
AppRochester – Rochester, NY
Central New York .NET Developer Group - East Syracuse, NY
OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) – Rochester, NY
Refresh Rochester – Rochester, NY
Tech Valley .NET Users Group - Latham, NY
Upstate NY PowerShell Users Group – Rochester, NY
Upstate NY PowerShell Users Group – Syracuse, NY
Western New York .NET Users Group - Amherst, NY
Western NY SQL Server PASS – Amherst, NY

Rhode Island

July 13 
Providence Geeks – Providence, RI

July 14
Providence Web Development Lunch Hour – Providence, RI

August 11
Providence Web Development Lunch Hour – Providence, RI

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

Vermont

July 11 
Vermont .NET User Group – S. Burlington, VT
Mark Dunn

imageSeptember 10
Vermont Code Camp 2011 – Burlington, VT

September 16
VT Hackathon – Burlington, VT

Schedule TBD
Vermont SQL Server User Group - Burlington, VT