MP900411823[1]Fall is upon us, and with it comes an uptick in the tempo of developer events in our area.  Here’s the latest (and long!) list of developer-focused events you may find interesting.  Most are free, and the exceptions are noted with [$].

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

-Chris

Connecticut

October 6
Fairfield/Westchester .NET User Group – Stamford, CT
“jQuery 101 – Making JavaScript Fun” – Mark Freedman

October 10
Hartford Area Build Guild – Farmington, CT
“Web People + Adult Beverages + High Fives”

October 11
Connecticut .NET Developers Group – Farmington, CT
“Introduction to Metro UI Application Development in Windows 8 Developer Preview” – Michael Gerety

October 12
Connecticut Access Users Group – Farmington, CT

October 13
Fairfield/Westchester SQL Server UG - Stamford, CT
Business Intelligence – Andrew Brust

November 9
Fairfield County SharePoint User Group – Fairfield, CT

November 10
Fairfield/Westchester SQL Server UG - Stamford, CT
Zoho Creator – Herb Wexler

Novermber 11-13
[$] Startup Weekend New Haven – New Haven, CT

Schedule TBA
Agile Connecticut - Farmington, CT
Connecticut DotNetNuke User Group - Bethany, CT
Connecticut SharePoint User Group – Farmington, CT
Hartford SQL Server Users Group – Farmington, CT
New England Silverlight Guild – Hartford, CT

Maine

October 13
Maine Bytes User Group - Portland, ME
“BUILD Conference Debrief” – Fritz Onion

October 25
Bangor Area .Net Developers (BAND) - Bangor, ME
“SketchFlow – It’s Like a Big Pile of Napkins” – Charlie Villard

Schedule TBA
Maine Developer Network - Augusta, ME
Agile User Group – Portland, ME
Usability / User Experience User Group – Portland, ME
Web Designers User Group – Portland, ME (on Summer break)

Massachusetts

October 6
Microsoft DevBoston (formerly Beantown .NET) - Cambridge, MA
“HTML5 Development” – Chris Bowen

October 6
New England Visual Basic Professionals - Waltham, MA
“Interactive Dashboards with PerformancePoint 2010” – Sunil Kadimdiwan

October 6
HPC & GPU Supercomputing Group of Boston – Cambridge, MA
”C++ AMP” – Ken Domino

October 8
OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) – Cambridge, MA
2011 Boston Application Security Conference (BASC)

October 11
Build Guild – Salem, MA
“Web People + Adult Beverages + High Fives”

October 11
Build Guild in Cape Cod – Sandwich, MA
“Web People + Adult Beverages + High Fives”

October 11
DotNetNuke Boston Meetup – Cambridge, MA
“Introducing DotNetNuke 6!”

PhoneCampOctober 12 & 13
MSDN Event: Windows Phone Camp – Cambridge, MA
Two free days of the tech to help you develop Windows Phone apps, practical guidance (interested in making money?), and the latest on Windows Phone 7.5 (codename “Mango”).

October 12
Boston Artists + Coders – Boston, MA
”Super Data Vis Skills (Intro to D3.js)” – Pascal Rettig

October 12
Worcester Web Technology – Worcester, MA
“Ruby on Rails” – Chris Johnson

October 12
Boston Area SharePoint Users Group – Cambridge, MA
“Heavy Metal PowerPivot” – Jason Himmelstein & Cornelius J. van Dyk

October 12
Boston PHP Meetup – Cambridge, MA
“Introduction to FirePHP 1.0” – Christoph Dorn
”Proof You do not Need SQL Anymore…” – Chhean Saur

October 13
New England SQL Server User Group - Waltham, MA
“Enterprise Information Management” – Chad Gronbach

October 13
Boston Node.js Meetup – Boston, MA
”Node.js and Using nowjs” – Eric Zhang

October 14
Boston JavaScript Meetup – Cambridge, MA
“Using CommonJS with PINF JavaScript Loader” – Christoph Dorn

October 14-16
[$] Boston Startup Weekend – Boston, MA

October 15
New England Business Intelligence Code Camp 2 – Waltham, MA
Community event for developers and IT professionals, with a focus on building real-world business intelligence solutions.

October 17
Mobile Monday Boston – Boston, MA
”Building Successful Mobile Web and Native Apps in the Enterprise”

October 18
Boston New Technology Meetup – Cambridge, MA

October 19
New England Windows Phone User and Developer Group - Waltham, MA
”It’s a (Third) Party!: Tools Beyond Just Visual Studio and Blend for Windows Phone 7 Development”

October 19
Boston .NET Architecture Study Group - Waltham, MA

October 19
HTML5 Game Development Meetup – Boston, MA

October 20
Western Mass Microsoft Technology Users Group - Agawam, MA
“Using PowerShell to Run SharePoint 2010, and Fill it Full of Data”

October 24
Boston Tech Meetup - Cambridge, MA
”What Can Cloud Do for You?” – Jim O’Neil

New Group!
October 26
New England Mobile .NET Developers’ Group – Cambridge, MA

New Group!
October 26
North Shore .NET User Group - Ipswich, MA

October 26
Boston XNA Developers Group - Waltham, MA

October 26
Agile Boston User Group - Waltham, MA
“Teams and Leadership” – Christopher Avery

October 27
Boston Azure User Group – Cambridge, MA
“Azure Architecture or Other Topics”

October 27
Lean Startup Circle Meetup – Cambridge, MA

CodeCampOctober 29
New England Code Camp 16! – Waltham, MA
A free, full day of technical content, by the community, for the community.

October 29-30
[$] WhereCampBoston – Cambridge, MA
An unconference focused on geography and technology.

November 2
jQuery Boston Meetup – Boston, MA
“Why Wait for Harmony?  Use Asynchronous Modules with jQuery Now!” – John Hann

November 3
Microsoft DevBoston (formerly Beantown .NET) - Cambridge, MA
“Geo-Aware Applications for Windows Phone 7” – John Zablocki

November 3
New England Visual Basic Professionals - Waltham, MA
“Scrum Project Management with Team Foundation Server 2010” – Steve Resnick

November 7
New England F# User Group – Cambridge, MA

November 9
Boston PHP Meetup – Cambridge, MA
“Google Analytics for Developers” – Justin Cutroni

November 10
Boston Business Intelligence – Waltham, MA
“Dimensional Modeling Fundamentals for the SQL Server Platform” – Warren Thornthwaite

November 10
New England SQL Server User Group - Waltham, MA
“Denali HA/DR” – Allen Hirt

November 10
World Usability Day – Cambridge, MA

November 16
Boston .NET Architecture Study Group - Waltham, MA

November 19
AT&T Mobile App Hackathon – Boston, MA

November 22
New England Mobile .NET Developers’ Group – Cambridge, MA

Schedule TBA
Boston .NET User Group - Waltham, MA
Boston Arduino Users Group – Cambridge, MA
Boston BizSpark Meetup – Cambridge, MA
Boston Cloud Services – Waltham, MA
Boston Front End Developers – Cambridge, MA
Boston Web Design Meetup – Cambridge, MA
Boston Web Performance Group – Boston, MA
Boston WebsiteSpark Group – Cambridge, MA
Cape Cod .NET User Group – Plymouth, MA
New England ASP.NET Professionals – Waltham, MA
New England Silverlight Guild – Cambridge, MA
North Shore Web Geeks – Newburyport, MA
Refresh Boston – Cambridge, MA
UX Book Club, Boston – Cambridge, MA
Western Mass Developers’ Group – Hadley, MA

New Hampshire

October 13
Granite State SharePoint User Group – Nashua, NH
“Planning and Configuring Extranets in SharePoint 2010” – Geoff Varosky

October 19
NH .NET User Group, Seacoast – Portsmouth, NH
“HTML5 Practices and Adoption” – Chris Bowen

November 10
Granite State SharePoint User Group – Nashua, NH
“Developing in SharePoint’s Middle Tier” – Marc D. Anderson

November 16
NH .NET User Group, Concord – Concord, NH
“XBOX / Kinect Using .NET Framework SDK” – Phil Denoncourt III

Schedule TBA
Nashua Scrum Club – Nashua, NH
NH .NET User Group, Nashua – Nashua, NH
Seacoast SQL Server Users Group – Portsmouth, NH

New York (Upstate)

October 5
Central New York .NET Developer Group - East Syracuse, NY
“Windows Phone 7 Ad-Network Manager Development with XNA” – Dan Colasanti

October 12
Western New York Back Office Technology User Group – Blasdell, NY
”Introduction to PowerShell” – Joel Bennett

New Group!
October 17
Capital Area SQL Server Users Group – Albany, NY
”SQL Server Reporting Services Tips & Tricks” – Daniel Bowlin

October 18
Rochester Web Startups Meeting – Rochester, NY
”Legal Entities” – Jennifer Lunsford

October 19
Build Guild – Troy, NY
“Web People + Adult Beverages + High Fives”

October 27
VDUNY - Visual Developers of Upstate NY - Rochester, NY
“The Model View ViewModel (MVVM)” – Larry O’Heron

October 29
BarCamp Rochester – RIT, Henrietta, NY

November 2
Rochester JavaScript Meetup – Rochester, NY

November 4-6
[$] Startup Weekend Syracuse – Syracuse, NY

Schedule TBA
AppRochester – Rochester, NY
OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) – Rochester, NY
Refresh Rochester – Rochester, NY
Rochester SharePoint User Group – 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

October 11
Tech Club Rhode Island – Providence, RI
”The Art of the Schmoze” – Robbie Samuels

October 13
Providence Web Development Lunch Hour – Providence, RI

October 19
Providence Geeks – Providence, RI

November 8
Tech Club Rhode Island – Providence, RI
”Video for Nonprofit Websites”

November 10
Providence Web Development Lunch Hour – Providence, RI

November 16
Providence Geeks – Providence, RI

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

Vermont

October 10
Vermont .NET User Group – S. Burlington, VT
“Making Sense of the Microsoft .NET MicroFramework” – Eric Hall

PhoneCampOctober 27
MSDN Event: “Windows Phone Camp” – Champlain College, Burlington, VT
A free, full day of the tech to help you develop Windows Phone apps, practical guidance (interested in making money?), and the latest on Windows Phone 7.5 (codename “Mango”).

November 7
Vermont .NET User Group – S. Burlington, VT
”Developing Metro-Style Applications in Windows 8” – John McConnell

Schedule TBD
Vermont SQL Server User Group - Burlington, VT