Busy week ahead…here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for this week:

  • Tuesday, July 15, 2008 5:30 PM: Central Penn .NET Users Group Meeting - Brian Mains: Controls and Control Extenders Using ASP.NET AJAX and AJAX Control Toolkit
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  • Wednesday, July 16, 2008 5:30 PM: Philly.NET - An Evening with Billy Hollis: WPF + Silverlight - Our monthly meeting will be held at the Microsoft Greater PA Office in Malvern, PA on Wednesday, July 16 from 5:30-8:30. Refreshments are provided courtesy of INETA. Please register on our web site. Detailed directions are on the Microsoft Greater PA web site.
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  • Wednesday, July 16, 2008 7:00 PM: Capital DotNetNuke User Group - DotNetNuke comes with a built-in class interface that module developers can implement to allow their content to be indexed by the internal search system; This is known as the ISearchable interface. I know what you are thinking: So? What's new about that?... Well did you know that you can RSS enable your data with just a tiny bit more effort by using the same interface? If you do, join us to discuss your opinions on the currect implementation, otherwise come on by and learn how easy it is to get RSS-ified!
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  • Thursday, July 17, 2008 5:00 PM: Pittsburgh Technology Council Summer Slam VII - Developers, leave your code at the office; DBAs, forget Oracle and SQL for one night; CIOs, you can worry about the information technology audit tomorrow. It's time for Pittsburgh user groups to unite! For the seventh consecutive year the summer socials of many Pittsburgh user groups -- including Java, .NET, Oracle, SQL, SharePoint, and many others -- combine for a unique night of networking and fun. Learn about the benefits and challenges of each technology through informal conversations with peers. Enjoy free appetizers, raffle prizes and a cash bar. Other participating user groups include ALT.NET, Coding Dojo, IIBA, ISSA, PghBOUG, PghDWUG, PITCFUG, PMI's IT SIG, SalesForce.com, STC, WPEAF (tentative), WPLUG, WPVMUG, WSMQUG (tentative) and WSUG.
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  • Thursday, July 17, 2008 6:30 PM: Philly ALT.NET Meeting - Building Maintainable Applications with WPF - Building Maintainable Applications with Windows Presentation Foundation Drexel University Rush Building Room 014 (Basement Level) 6:30 PM - Greetings and Eatings 7:00 PM - Topic Discussion
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  • Thursday, July 17, 2008 6:30 PM: Charlottesville .NET User Group - Kevin Hazzard will present Accessing Web Services from Silverlight
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  • Thursday, July 17, 2008 6:30 PM: Richmond SQL Server Users Group July Meeting - Rick Todd discusses the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Data Warehouse.
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  • Thursday, July 17, 2008 6:30 PM: HRSSUG July Meeting - The Hampton Roads SQL Server User Group's July meeting features Michael Lotter of B&R Solutions speaking on InfoPath and SHarePoint Forms Services. Michael is a well-known SharePoint expert and has spoken on many SharePoint topics at numerous Code Camps. He works full-time as a SharePoint consultant.
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    Want your events listed? You can add them here. I have an import feature in development that will allow importing events from an .ics (iCalendar) file/Url. If you’d be interested in helping test this feature, please contact me and let me know.

    My thanks to Frank La Vigne for his excellent Windows Live Writer plug-in, which makes it super-easy to add the event details, map, and Add to Calendar links for the above events. Nice work, Frank!