Microsoft’s new New England Research and Development Center is becoming a hub of .NET activity in the downtown area.  Two groups, one established, one new, are setting up shop in the facility. 

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The Beantown.NET User Group will be meeting in its new digs TONIGHT.  Thanks again to Ben Day for being at the helm of this group.

 

When Thursday, April 2nd, 2009, 6 – 8 p.m.
Where Microsoft New England Research and Development Center
What Unit Testing Throw Down
Who Open to all – bring your friends and coworkers (RSVP by 3 p.m.)
Why To feed your inner geek

 

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Here’s your chance to get in on the ground floor!  Community members Rick Minerich, Michael de la Maza, and Talbott Crowell are launching the newest .NET User Group in the Northeast.  The F# User Group is focused on learning and sharing best practices for functional programming and the F# language.  F# is here today, and will be a core component of Visual Studio 2010, so there’s no time like the present to jump right in!

 

When Monday, April 6th, 2009, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Where Microsoft New England Research and Development Center
What Intro to F#, followed by F# Coding Dojo (pair programming)
Who Open to all – bring your friends and coworkers
Why Who couldn’t stand to be more functional?