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:

  • Microsoft Public Sector Developer Roadshow
    Tuesday, May 04, 2010 8:30 AM, Philadelphia, PA
    We invite you to join us for a day of developer-oriented sessions, featuring Visual Studio 2010. The event begins with a presentation on Visual Studio 2010 – new features, add-ons and SKU plan changes. The next presentation will discuss the how Visual Studio Team System (VSTS) 2010 integrates with Office 2010, SharePoint 2010, System Center 2010 and third party best-of-breed products. This will be followed by an overview of VSTS 2010’s Requirements and Testing & Build Management features. The session following the lunch break will present modeling, prototyping and deployment features in VSTS 2010. The next session will discuss test labs and developer desktop virtualization with Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2010. The last session of the day will provide information on licensing and upgrading to VSTS 2010 and Developer Asset Management.
    Demonstrations will include:
    • Visual Studio 2010 IDE walkthrough
    • TFS & SharePoint 2010’s Administration Tools
    • System Center 2010 - scanning developer desktops
    • Team Collections, Projects & Requirements elicitation
    • Testing & Developer Virtualization
    The sessions will be very much demonstration oriented, and will be delivered by seasoned developers with experience in Government and Public Sector. Seize this opportunity to immerse yourself amidst these exciting new technologies!
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  • CMAP Main Meeting - Awesomize Your Windows Apps - Kevin Griffin
    Tuesday, May 04, 2010 6:30 PM, Columbia, MD
    With the release of Windows 7, many developers might be looking to take advantage of the features Windows 7 offers. This presentation offers attendees a broad overview of the Windows API Code Pack, which is a managed library for .NET developers to use for accessing some of the underlying functionality of Windows that was typically reserved for Interop fans. Topics and demos include Windows 7 taskbar functionality, Task dialogs, Libraries support, and more.
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  • @Home with Azure: Online HOL workshop
    Tuesday, May 04, 2010 7:00 PM, Online
    Elevate your skills! In this 2 hour online, hands-on workshop you will be guided through the process of building and deploying a large scale Azure application. Forget about “Hello World”! In less than two hours you will build and deploy a real cloud application that leverages the Azure data center and helps make a difference in the world. In addition to building an application that will leave you with a rock-solid understanding of the Azure platform, the solution you deploy will contribute back to Stanford’s Folding@home distributed computing project. There’s no cost to you to participate in this session; attendees will receive temporary, full-access accounts to Azure for two weeks.
    Presented by: Microsoft Developer Evangelists Jim O’Neil and Brian Hitney and Microsoft Partner Evangelist John McClelland.
    Register Today – attendance is limited to 100 per session. http://bit.ly/cmaz54
    More info and complete schedule: http://distributed.cloudapp.net/
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  • Microsoft Public Sector Developer Roadshow
    Wednesday, May 05, 2010 8:30 AM, Harrisburg, PA
    We invite you to join us for a day of developer-oriented sessions, featuring Visual Studio 2010. The event begins with a presentation on Visual Studio 2010 – new features, add-ons and SKU plan changes. The next presentation will discuss the how Visual Studio Team System (VSTS) 2010 integrates with Office 2010, SharePoint 2010, System Center 2010 and third party best-of-breed products. This will be followed by an overview of VSTS 2010’s Requirements and Testing & Build Management features. The session following the lunch break will present modeling, prototyping and deployment features in VSTS 2010. The next session will discuss test labs and developer desktop virtualization with Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2010. The last session of the day will provide information on licensing and upgrading to VSTS 2010 and Developer Asset Management.
    Demonstrations will include:
    • Visual Studio 2010 IDE walkthrough
    • TFS & SharePoint 2010’s Administration Tools
    • System Center 2010 - scanning developer desktops
    • Team Collections, Projects & Requirements elicitation
    • Testing & Developer Virtualization
    The sessions will be very much demonstration oriented, and will be delivered by seasoned developers with experience in Government and Public Sector. Seize this opportunity to immerse yourself amidst these exciting new technologies!
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  • .NET Rocks! Visual Studio 2010 Road Trip - Richmond
    Wednesday, May 05, 2010 5:30 PM, Richmond, VA
    Carl Franklin and Richard Campbell are loading up the DotNetMobile (a 30 foot RV) and driving to Richmond, VA to show off the latest and greatest in Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4.0!
    And to make the night even more fun, we’re going to bring a mystery rock star from the Visual Studio world to the event and interview them for a special .NET Rocks Road Trip show series.
    Along the way we’ll be giving away some great prizes, showing off some awesome technology and having a ton of laughs. We'll even feed you dinner! You have no excuses to stay at home.
    And one lucky person at the event will win “Ride Along with Carl and Richard” and get to board the RV and ride with the boys to Raleigh, NC, the next town on the tour (don’t worry, we’ll get you home again!)
    So come out to the most fun you can have in a geeky evening – and find out what’s new and cool in Visual Studio 2010!
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  • RVNUG May Meeting: Silverlight 4 - Joel Cochran
    Thursday, May 06, 2010 6:00 PM, Roanoke, VA
    Silverlight 4 is a major milestone in the progression of this exciting platform. New features include Elevated Trust, Printing Support, Right-click support, Full Screen Mode, Keyboard support, Mouse Wheel support, a Clipboard API, and more! Silverlight 4 is an increasingly compelling technology, and with the enhancements in this latest update, Silverlight 4 will definitely be "ready for Business."
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  • CMAP Code Camp Spring 2010
    Saturday, May 08, 2010 8:30 AM, Columbia, MD
    The Central Maryland Association of .NET Professionals (CMAP) is holding its Spring 2010 Code Camp on Saturday, May 8th, 2010 at the Loyola University Maryland Graduate Center in Columbia, MD. The Code Camp will run from 8:30am - 5:30pm with 20-25 awesome sessions covering a wide range of database, software and portal development topics. It's totally free. No gimmicks. No sales pitches. Enjoy breakfast and lunch at no charge while you mingle with your peers.
    To register for this event, please visit the CMAP Code Camp website (http://www.cmapcodecamp.org) and select the registration menu option.
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  • Hampton Roads .NET Users Group : May Meeting
    Tuesday, May 11, 2010 6:00 PM, Chesapeake, VA
    Techniques for Designing and Building Better Code
    Abstract:
    This session will provide developers with 12 definitive ideas and techniques that can be used immediately that will improve not only the code you write, but the way that you think about the code you write. The goal of this session is to help developers write more effective code. All code presented will be in C#.
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  • Microsoft Public Sector Azure Boot Camp
    Wednesday, May 12, 2010 9:00 AM, Reston, VA
    We invite you to attend a 2-day deep dive program on Windows Azure to better prepare you to work in the cloud, build and deliver solutions on the Windows Azure Platform. The sessions will be delivered by Azure experts and are aimed at developers, architects, web designers and information technology professionals who wish to be at the forefront of software development. Each day will run from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM and will be filled with training, discussion, reviewing real scenarios, and hands on labs. Seize this opportunity to immerse yourself with an exciting new technology!
    For more information please visit www.azurebootcamp.com, or email us at askdpeps@microsoft.com
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  • @Home with Azure: Online HOL workshop
    Wednesday, May 12, 2010 11:00 AM, Online
    Elevate your skills! In this 2 hour hands-on, online workshop you will be guided through the process of building and deploying a large scale Azure application. Forget about “Hello World”! In less than two hours you will build and deploy a real cloud application that leverages the Azure data center and helps make a difference in the world. In addition to building an application that will leave you with a rock-solid understanding of the Azure platform, the solution you deploy will contribute back to Stanford’s Folding@home distributed computing project. There’s no cost to you to participate in this session; attendees will receive temporary, full-access accounts to Azure for two weeks.
    Presented by: Microsoft Developer Evangelists Jim O’Neil and Brian Hitney and Microsoft Partner Evangelist John McClelland.
    Register Today – attendance is limited to 100 per session.
    http://bit.ly/cmaz512
    More info and complete schedule: http://distributed.cloudapp.net/
    [ Event Details | Add To Calendar ]
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