FireworksHere’s the latest roundup of tech- and developer-focused events here in the northeastern US.  Most are free, but the exceptions are noted with [$]. 

Also, I’ve listed some online events at the end.

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

-Chris

[Last updated 7/9/2012]

Connecticut

July 9 
Hartford Area Build Guild – Farmington, CT
“Web People + Adult Beverages + High Fives”

July 11 
Connecticut Access Users Group – Farmington, CT

August 18
DrupalCampCT 2012 – New Haven, CT

September 12
Fairfield County SharePoint User Group – Fairfield, CT

Schedule TBA      
Agile Connecticut - Farmington, CT
Connecticut .NET Developers Group – Farmington, CT     
Connecticut DotNetNuke User Group - Bethany, CT 
Connecticut SharePoint User Group – Farmington, CT 
Connecticut Web Innovators – Hartford, CT
Fairfield/Westchester .NET User Group – Stamford, CT
Fairfield/Westchester SQL Server UG - Stamford, CT
Hartford Tech Meetup – Hartford, CT     

 

Maine

July 12 
Maine Bytes User Group - Portland, ME
“Your Asynchronous Future” – Bill Wagner

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

August 28
Bangor Area .Net Developers (BAND) - Bangor, ME

September 25
Bangor Area .Net Developers (BAND) - Bangor, ME
Windows 8 – Chris Bowen

Schedule TBA
Maine Agile User Group – Portland, ME    
Maine Developer Network - Augusta, ME
SharePoint Maine User Group – Portland, ME    

 

Massachusetts

          

July 5 
New England Visual Basic Professionals - Waltham, MA
“An Introduction to Modern Web Technologies” – Doug Domeny

July 5 (first of 4 classes)
[$] Web Start Women Boston – Cambridge, MA
”JavaScript / jQuery”

July 10
Drinks on Tap – Cambridge, MA
”Demos, drinks and discussions about mobile development'”

July 10 
Boston Software Engineering Meetup – Boston, MA
“Other People’s Code”

July 10 (first of 2 classes)
[$] Web Start Women Boston – Cambridge, MA
”Photoshop: Designing for the Web”

July 10 
Boston Accessibility Roundtable – Cambridge, MA

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

July 11
Boston Area SharePoint Users Group – Cambridge, MA
”SharePoint Maturity and User Adoption”

July 11
Game Dev Night – Boston, MA

July 12      
Build Guild Cape Cod - Sandwich, MA
“Web People + Adult Beverages + High Fives”

July 12
Boston Python User Group – Cambridge, MA
”July Project Night: Julython!”

July 14
[$] Boston WordPress – Boston, MA
WordCamp Boston 2012

July 14 & 15
[$] No Show Conference – Cambridge, MA

July 14 & 15
[$] Design for Drupal 4 – Cambridge, MA

July 17
[$] Tech Cocktail’s Boston Summer Mixer & Startup Showcase – Cambridge, MA

July 17 
Boston New Technology Meetup – Cambridge, MA
Tech products and startup community

July 18 
HTML5 Game Development Meetup – Boston, MA

July 18 
Boston Orchard CMS User Group – Cambridge, MA
“Deploying Orchard to Windows Azure”

July 24
Boston Web Performance Group – Boston, MA    
“Abusing JavaScript to Measure Web Performance” – Philip Tellis

July 24
Boston Predictive Analytics – Cambridge, MA
”Linear and Logistic Regression Using R”

July 25 
Boston XNA Developers Group - Waltham, MA

July 25
Agile Boston User Group - Waltham, MA
“Moving Beyond Icebreakers”

July 25 
HPC & GPU Supercomputing Group of Boston – Cambridge, MA

July 25
Boston Tech Meetup - Cambridge, MA    
“Unsupervised Learning with Big Data”

July 26 
Boston Azure Cloud User Group – Cambridge, MA    

July 26 
Emerging Business Tech – Cambridge, MA
“NewSQL: SQL Technologies Keeping NoSQL Promises”

July 26
Worcester Web Technology – Worcester, MA
“Build a Ptyhon/Django/jQuery Web App within a Hour”

August 7 
Boston Accessibility Roundtable – Cambridge, MA

August 11-12 
[$] Boston PHP Meetup – Cambridge, MA    
Boston PHP Northeast Conference

August 14 
New England Artificial Intelligence – Cambridge, MA 
“AI, Pizza, & Beer”

August 15 
HTML5 Game Development Meetup – Boston, MA

imageAugust 17 & 18    
Windows 8 Developer Camp & Hackathon  – Boston, MA     
A free, two-day event for developers to learn about Windows 8.  Day one features sessions followed by an Installfest, and day two is a chance to work on Windows 8 development in the Hackathon, with experts on hand to help.

August 21 
[$] Tech Cocktail Sessions Boston – Cambridge, MA    

August 23 
Boston Azure Cloud User Group – Cambridge, MA    

August 29 
HPC & GPU Supercomputing Group of Boston – Cambridge, MA

August 30 
Lean Startup Circle Meetup – Cambridge, MA

September 11
Boston Accessibility Roundtable – Cambridge, MA

September 13 
New England SQL Server User Group – Cambridge, MA
“2012/2013 Season Opener at Our New Cambridge Location”

September 19 
HTML5 Game Development Meetup – Boston, MA

September 27
Lean Startup Circle Meetup – Cambridge, MA

September 27
Boston Azure Cloud User Group – Cambridge, MA    

Schedule TBA    
Beantown ALT.NET Group – Cambridge, MA    
Boston .NET Architecture Study Group - Waltham, MA    
Boston Arduino Users Group – Cambridge, MA    
Boston Artists + Coders – Boston, MA
Boston BizSpark Meetup – Cambridge, MA    
Boston Business Intelligence – Waltham, MA    
Boston Cloud Services – Waltham, MA
Boston Front End Developers – Cambridge, MA
Boston JavaScript Meetup – Boston, MA 
Boston Node.js Meetup – Boston, MA    
Boston Software Craftsmanship – Cambridge, MA     
Boston Web Design Meetup – Cambridge, MA    
Boston WebsiteSpark Group – Cambridge, MA    
Cloudy Mondays – Cambridge, MA     
DotNetNuke Boston Meetup – Cambridge, MA
Hacks / Hackers Boston – Boston, MA     
HTML5 Boston – Boston, MA    
jQuery Boston Meetup – Boston, MA     
Kinect Boston Users Group – Cambridge, MA    
Microsoft DevBoston – Cambridge, MA     
Mobile Monday Boston – Boston, MA    
New England F# User Group – Cambridge, MA      
New England Mobile .NET Developers’ Group – Cambridge, MA
New England Windows Phone User and Developer Group - Waltham, MA    
North Shore .NET User Group - Ipswich, MA
North Shore Web Geeks – Newburyport, MA    
OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) – Waltham, MA 
Refresh Boston – Cambridge, MA      
UX Book Club, Boston – Cambridge, MA    
Western Mass Developers’ Group – Hadley, MA
Western Mass Microsoft Technology Users Group - Agawam, MA        

 

New Hampshire

July 12   
Granite State SharePoint User Group – Nashua, NH    
“SharePoint Maturity” – Sadalit Van Buren

July 17
Web Dev Meetup – Portsmouth, NH
“Hoopla Party”

August 9  
Granite State SharePoint User Group – Nashua, NH    

September 13 
Granite State SharePoint User Group – Nashua, NH 

September 19
NH .NET User Group, Nashua – Nashua, NH

Schedule TBA     
eBrew – Portsmouth, NH
Joomla NH User Group – Durham, NH
Nashua Scrum Club – Nashua, NH
NH .NET User Group, Concord – Concord, NH    
NH .NET User Group, Seacoast – Portsmouth, NH    
NH Database Meetup – Manchester, NH    
Portsmouth Startup Meetup – Portsmouth, NH    
Seacoast SQL Server Users Group – Portsmouth, NH
Systems Engineering and Administration Technical User Group – Portsmouth, NH    

 

New York (Upstate)

July 11
Rochester JavaScript Meetup (Coworking Rochester) – Rochester, NY

imageJuly 27 & 28    
Windows 8 Developer Camp & Hackathon  – Rochester, NY     
A free, two-day event for developers to learn about Windows 8.  Day one features sessions followed by an Installfest, and day two is a chance to work on Windows 8 development in the Hackathon, with experts on hand to help.

August 1
Rochester JavaScript Meetup (Coworking Rochester) – Rochester, NY

September 5
Rochester JavaScript Meetup (Coworking Rochester) – Rochester, NY

September 20
Techapalooza 2012 – TBD (Albany area)

Schedule TBA     
AppRochester – Rochester, NY
Build Guild – Troy, NY    
Capital Area SQL Server Users Group – Albany, NY    
Central New York .NET Developer Group - East Syracuse, NY    
Microsoft Developers of Western NY – Buffalo, NY    
OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) – Rochester, NY
Refresh Rochester – Rochester, NY    
Rochester SharePoint User Group – Rochester, NY    
Tech Valley .NET Users Group – Albany, NY
Upstate NY PowerShell Users Group – Rochester, NY
VDUNY - Visual Developers of Upstate NY - Rochester, NY
Western New York Back Office Technology User Group – Blasdell, NY
Western NY SQL Server PASS – Amherst, NY

 

Rhode Island

July 11
Providence Geeks – Providence, RI 

July 12
Providence Web Development Lunch Hour – Providence, RI

July 17
WordPress Providence Meetup – Providence, RI

July 24   
Providence UX Meetup – Providence, RI
”Designers with Drinks”

July 25
MoDevRI (Mobile Developers & Entrepreneurs) – Providence, RI
”Interfacing Mobile to the Real World” - Brian Jepson

August 1
*NEW GROUP*
Rhode Island SharePoint User Group
– Providence, RI
”Inaugural Meeting!” – Talbott Crowell

August 9
*NEW GROUP*
Prov.JS – Providence, RI
”Starting a Project with ExtJS 4”

August 9   
Providence Web Development Lunch Hour – Providence, RI

August 14
WordPress Providence Meetup – Providence, RI

August 28 
Providence UX Meetup – Providence, RI
”Designers with Drinks”

September 5   
Rhode Island SharePoint User Group – Providence, RI    
Marc Anderson

September 13
Providence Web Development Lunch Hour – Providence, RI

September 15
SQL Saturday Providence – East Greenwich, RI

September 25
Providence UX Meetup – Providence, RI
”Designers with Drinks”

Schedule TBA    
Rhode Island .NET User Group - Bristol, RI
Southern New England SQL Server Users Group – East Greenwich, RI  

 

Vermont

July 16
Vermont .NET User Group – S. Burlington, VT
Ward Bell

July 28 & 29
[$] Burlington Ruby Conference – Burlington, VT

Schedule TBA     
Vermont SQL Server User Group - Burlington, VT    
Burlington PHP Users Group – Burlington, VT
Northern Vermont SharePoint Users Group – Essex Junction, VT

  

Online

July 10
Imaginet
”A View into Microsoft’s New ALM Features and Tools”

July 18   
LIDNUG & Wintellect
“Windows 8: A Tale of Two Stacks” - Jeremy Likness

July 18
MSDN Webcast
”Creating Chart- and Grid-Based HTML5 Applications (Level 200)” – Jason Beres

July 18
InCycle Software
”Visual Studio 2012 RC : The ultimate testing tools” – Sahas Subramanian

July 24
LIDNUG & Wintellect
”Putting the Cloud in Your Pocket, Part 1” - John Garland

August 1
LIDNUG & Wintellect
”Lock-Free Thread Synchronization” – Jeffrey Richter    

August 14
Imaginet
”A Day in the Life: Developer Enhancements with Visual Studio 2012”

August 16
Northwest Cadence
”Refactoring without Fear: Architecture in Visual Studio 2012 Ultimate”

August 23
LIDNUG & Wintellect 
“Putting the Cloud in Your Pocket, Part 2” – John Garland    

August 28
Imaginet
”A Day in the Life: Developer Enhancements with Visual Studio 2012”

September 18
LIDNUG & Wintellect 
“Take a Drive with HTML5” – Jeff Prosise    

September 18
Northwest Cadence
”Unit Testing without Fear”