Jason Haley has decided to help out the developers in Seattle by creating a .NET User Group that meets downtown.  -And the first meeting is going to be a hum dinger with our very own  Stephen Walther to kickoff the new Seattle.Net user group! 

Building a Video Gallery Application with ASP.NET AJAX

Abstract:
Learn about the new features coming with the next version of ASP.NET Web Forms and ASP.NET AJAX. During this session, we build a simple video gallery website. See how ASP.NET AJAX client-side templates and jQuery animations can be used to create a richly interactive web application.

Biography:
Stephen Walther is the author of the best-selling ASP.NET book of all time, ASP.NET Unleashed. He also is the author of the forthcoming book ASP.NET MVC Unleashed. Stephen has lived a year in Borneo, taught classes on metaphysics at Harvard and MIT, help found two very successful startups, and ran a training and consulting company. He is currently a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft where his official title is ASP.NET MVC Ninja. He has spoken at numerous conferences including PDC, TechEd, ASP.NET Connections, and VSLive.

Stephen’s Blog:
http://stephenwalther.com/blog/

When:
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
5:30 – 6:00 PM – Mixer, group kickoff and speaker introduction
6:00 – 7:30 PM – Stephen Walther (presentation)
7:30 – 8:00 PM – Spillover time and raffle
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Where:
Safeco Center
1191 Second Ave (2nd & Seneca)
1st Floor, Magnolia Room
Seattle, WA 98101
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Our meeting is open to everyone so bring your friends and co-workers.  If you’re planning to come, please RSVP via email by 3pm on 3/11/2009 (this will help with the pizza count).  You can RSVP either by leaving a comment on this blog entry or by emailing info@seattledotnet.org.