Here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next week (or so) for the Mid-Atlantic area, as well as webcasts of interest…this list includes events imported from the UGSS event calendar, and all events entered in Community Megaphone are also automatically synced to the UGSS event calendar:

  • NOVA SQL User Group Meeting
    Monday, September 28, 2009 7:00 PM, Vienna, VA
    Main Session
    Title: What’s coming in SQL Server 2008 R2?
    Abstract: In this session we will cover some of the new functionality coming in SQL Server 2008 R2, including Multi-Server Management, Maps packs for Reporting, StreamInsight, Master Data Management and more. We’ll also take a quick peek at SQL Server in the cloud, called SQL Azure.
    Speaker: Reed Sutton, Database Platform Technology Specialist, Microsoft Corporation
    Short Session:
    Title: An introduction to Precise for Transaction Performance Management
    Speaker: Bill Ellis, System Engineer
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  • LIVE MEETING: TechNet Events Present: Real World Azure
    Tuesday, September 29, 2009 8:30 AM, Online
    Come spend a morning with us on September 29th to explore Windows Azure™ – Microsoft’s platform for building and deploying cloud based applications – from a real world point of view! During this event, we’ll review critical lessons Microsoft IT has learned migrating internal line-of-business applications to Windows Azure™. What is Windows Azure™? When should I use it? How does it apply to my job? Whether you’re an IT Professional, Developer or Architect, we’ll address your top of mind questions about cloud computing.
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  • TechNet Events Presents: TechNet Unleashed: Game On Tour! - Harrisburg, PA
    Tuesday, September 29, 2009 8:30 AM, Harrisburg, PA
    Touring this fall, the East Region TechNet team of John Baker, Dan Stolts, Blain Barton and Yung Chou are bringing you a game plan of sessions that are sure to spike your productivity. From current tools and technologies to practical insights, there will be plenty of action for everyone! Topics include Migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7; Remote Desktop Services and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure; and DirectAccess with Windows 7. Free admission, complimentary breakfast and coffee, and a chance to score some surprise giveaways to boot!
    Reservations are required, so register today for a seat at these free and relaxed technology events.
    This event will be held at Computer Aid Inc. (CAI), Suite 300.
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  • MSDN Events Presents: The Mid-Atlantic Roadshow, Fall 2009 Tour - Harrisburg, PA
    Tuesday, September 29, 2009 1:00 PM, Harrisburg, PA
    Join Microsoft Evangelists Dani Diaz and David Isbitski as they present a half day event packed full of great information for developers and architects. Learn about creating Rich Internet Applications using Silverlight 3 and Expression Studio, get the most out of your XAML based applications, and get a glimpse into how Microsoft is simplifying the traditional n-tier application pattern by bringing together ASP.NET and Silverlight. Free admission and a chance to score some surprise giveaways to boot!
    Reservations are required, so register today for a seat at these free and relaxed technology events.
    This event will be held at Computer Aid Inc. (CAI), Suite 300.
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  • LIVE MEETING: MSDN Events Present: Real World Azure
    Tuesday, September 29, 2009 1:00 PM, Online
    Come spend an afternoon with us on September 29th to explore Windows Azure™ – Microsoft’s platform for building and deploying cloud based applications – from a real world point of view! During this event, we’ll review critical lessons Microsoft IT has learned migrating internal line-of-business applications to Windows Azure™. What is Windows Azure™? When should I use it? How does it apply to my job? Whether you’re an IT Professional, Developer or Architect, we’ll address your top of mind questions about cloud computing.
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  • Building a Data Driven App in Silverlight 3
    Wednesday, September 30, 2009 7:00 PM, Vienna, VA
    This session will be an overview of the different technologies that can be used to create a Data Driven application with Silverlight 3. Van will start by creating a simple Silverlight 3 app using a local object. He will then, through several demonstrations, migrate this simple app to an n-tier app using ASMX web services, WCF web services, LINQ, ADO.NET Entity Framework, and ADO.NET Data Services. He will finish up with the app using .Net RIA Services.
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  • SOLID: The Liskov Substitution Principle
    Wednesday, September 30, 2009 8:00 PM, Online
    In this 5-meeting series, we'll explore the Liskov Substitution Principle
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  • Richmond Code Camp 2009.2
    Saturday, October 03, 2009 7:30 AM, Richmond, VA
    The Code Camp tradition proudly continues at the J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College Massey Library Technology Center on the Parham Road campus. We have dozens of local and national speakers coming together for one full day to present over 40 great talks concerning:
    Business Intelligence
    Emerging Programming Languages
    Software Development & Methodology
    Database and ETL Development
    IT Career Development
    And more! We'll also be hosting an Open Spaces event all day so if you can't find a topic that interests you, just start your own discussion in the Open Spaces room.
    Our generous contributors provide a continental style breakfast and lunch. You'll be able to mingle with some of the best minds in the software and database development world. Code Camp is a great technology and a great professional development event all rolled into one. Hope to see you there.
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  • CMAP October Meeting-Moving Your App to Silverlight by John Baird
    Tuesday, October 06, 2009 6:30 PM, Columbia, MD
    Location: HCC Business Training Center.
    In this presentation, we will take a look at the basics of Silverlight and how to put it all together to create an application. We will look at the Silverlight controls and layout, blend, navigation, data handling and communication including web services and the entity framework. We will finish with a brief look at styling and theming.
    John Baird began his computer programming career while in the US Navy. In 1982, he helped form and direct the first PC-based computer processing department for training and manpower in the Department of Defense. After leaving the military in 1988, John began a varied career as a consultant developing business applications ranging from computer-based training to vertical market software for resellers. Today, John is working for the industry leader in financial software for fund administration. John was recently awarded MVP status for device application development.
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  • SOLID: The Interface Segregation Principle
    Wednesday, October 07, 2009 8:00 PM, Online
    In this 5-meeting series, we'll explore the Interface Segregation Principle
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  • RV.NUG October 2009 Meeting
    Thursday, October 08, 2009 6:00 PM, Roanoke, VA
    Bending the Scaffold
    Extending and Customizing ASP.NET Dynamic Data . by MATTHEW SPOSATO.
    In the first ten minutes of this presentation I build a Dynamic Data website based on a LINQ to SQL data model. Then the fun begins. I demonstrate transforming the scaffolding into a more user-centric website that could useful for reporting, maintaining lookup data or perhaps as a “bridge” application.
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