NxtGenUG

NxtGenUG is about bridging the gap between Microsoft and the developer. The waves of technology emerging from Microsoft is relentless, developers are under more pressure to deliver software and also understand these new technologies. We want to enlighten developers, and get them enthusiatic about these new technologies, by providing quality meetings, with the top speakers in Europe.

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Past events

  • Members Choice

    Tue, 18 Feb 2014, 19:00 - 21:00 in Birmingham, United Kingdom

    No speaker this month but we will have a session and the members get to choose what they want to see

  • Mocking Bird !!

    Tue, 14 Jan 2014, 19:00 - 21:00 in Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Nxtgen old timer and community speaker Ian Russell comes to town to deliver some mocking, well we will see about that !! Should be a great night and there will Pizza and it's FREE !! Register and come along.

  • Xmas it's a Knockout !!

    Tue, 17 Dec 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Long standing Nxtgen member Steve Forth comes to town to deliver a Knockout punch !! It's going to be a great night, there will be Pizza and maybe even some festive mince pies and it's FREE !!....ho ho ho !! Register and come along.

  • Get ready for the 'Real-Time'

    Tue, 19 Nov 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in Birmingham, United Kingdom

    International Speaker, Author, Community 'Good Guy' and Software Legend Dave Sussman visits Birmingham to talk to us real-time !! There will be pizza and it's all FREE, just register for the event and come along.

  • Windows 8.1 - Developers

    Thu, 14 Nov 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in Coventry, United Kingdom

    After a brief Hiatus, NxtGenUG Coventry is back in big style with top MVP, and popular speaker, Gill Cleeren visiting from foreign shores to talk about Windows 8.1 for developers. So come along, enjoy and eat some pizza.

  • Windows Server 2012 for Devs

    Tue, 17 Sep 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Lak makes the journey across to Birmingham to demonstrate some cool features of windows server 2012. There will be pizza and it's *** FREE

  • Windows Azure Websites

    Tue, 20 Aug 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Richard Conway is the co-founder of the UK Windows Azure Users Group and a Windows Azure MVP and Insider.In this session he will he will go through how can leverage Windows Azure in your applications to get productive in under an hour. There will be Pizza, Swag and it's *** FREE

  • Intro to Angular JS

    Mon, 12 Aug 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in Hereford, United Kingdom

    George Adamson comes up to Hereford to deep dive into Angular JS. An accomplished front-end dev, design architect and UX evangelist, George has tackled apps and web sites ranging from Dyson to Doctor Who, getting immersed in all aspects of Information Architecture, Interaction Design and Ideation. He strives to edge clients towards Institutional Usability. From time to time George pops off to speak at conferences and user groups, typically on jQuery, Advanced JS shenanigans, Responsive We.

  • Functional Programming with F#

    Tue, 16 Jul 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in Birmingham, United Kingdom

    NxtGen member Ian Russell makes the short journey across to Birmingham to get functional, well in the F# sense.. There will be pizza and Swag and it's FREE.

  • Windows Phone 8 WP8

    Mon, 8 Jul 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in Hereford, United Kingdom

    In a demo packed session, Matt will show all the exciting new features of Windows Phone 8. Starting with an overview of the platform and why you may be interested in developing for it, he'll then cover the key new features: multi-resolution support; notifications; camera "lenses"; app to app communication; NFC; maps; speech; in-app-purchases and more.

  • TDD, where did it all go wrong

    Wed, 19 Jun 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in Warrington, United Kingdom

    Ian Cooper braves the North to talk to us about TDD.

  • Making Windows Store Dance

    Tue, 18 Jun 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Making Windows Store Dance with Nokia Drums: Christopher Myhill makes the journey up from Bristol to get us upto speed with Windows Store Applications and how to avoid the pitfalls. There will also be swag and pizza.

  • Cross platform apps and games.

    Mon, 17 Jun 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in Coventry, United Kingdom

    Simon Jackson joins us to talk about creating great cross platform apps and games.

  • Typescript *** FREE EVENT ***

    Tue, 21 May 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Top speaker Mark Rendle heads up to Birmingham to share with us the joys of Microsoft new TypeScript language.There'll be pizza and swag! Come join us!

  • What is Devops anyway

    Thu, 16 May 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in Coventry, United Kingdom

    Alex Papadimoulis (Of Daily WTF Fame) pops into Coventry on a visit from Ohio whilst in the UK, to talk about DevOps - Come along and listen to an excellent speaker. Alex is a speaker and writer who is passionate about looking beyond the code to build great software. In addition to founding Inedo – the makers of BuildMaster, the popular continuous delivery platform – Alex also started The Daily WTF, a fun site dedicated to building software the wrong way.

  • Cross platform game / app deve

    Wed, 15 May 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in Warrington, United Kingdom

    Simon Jackson joins us to talk about creating great cross platform apps and games.

  • Windows Azure Websites

    Mon, 13 May 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in Hereford, United Kingdom

    Richard Conway is the co-founder of the UK Windows Azure Users Group and a Windows Azure MVP and Insider. He has been using the cloud since its inception and has talked on everything from clustered computing and Big Data to device support in Windows Azure. In this session he will he will go through how can leverage Windows Azure in your applications to get productive in under an hour. He will draw specific reference to Windows Azure Websites, Windows Azure Mobile Services and Windows Azure Cl.

  • Dependency....

    Wed, 24 Apr 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in Coventry, United Kingdom

    Local chap Ian Russell pops in to Coventry to talk about Dependency Injection. We'll also be rolling out the pizza and chatting to members about the future... come along and give us your ideas.

  • Globalization: Know Your Enemy

    Tue, 23 Apr 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in Birmingham, United Kingdom

    All round nice chap and worldwide speaker Guy Smith-Ferrier comes up to Birmingham to deliver what he does best !!There will be pizza and swag

  • Pragmatic Dependency Injection

    Tue, 16 Apr 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in Abingdon, United Kingdom

    Due to commitments April's meeting will be on Tuesday the 16th.NxtGenUG member Ian Russell gives us a pragmatic view of Dependency Injection. In the session, you will discover what Dependency Injection is, why you will want, and need, to use it in your projects, when it is and is not appropriate to use it and and how to get the best out of it.

  • Typescript

    Mon, 8 Apr 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in Hereford, United Kingdom

    Good guy Mark Rendle heads across to the wild west once again, this time to share with us the joys of Microsoft new TypeScript language.There'll be pizza, swag and hopefully a nugget! Come join us!

  • IIS8 and Beyond!

    Thu, 21 Mar 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom

    Ex-VBUG President, Founder of NEBytes and all round good guy Andrew Westgarth heads down from the gloomy north to dispense joy and knowledge on IIS 8and Windows 8.There'll be Pizza, Swag and hopefully a nugget!

  • Azure Mobile Services

    Wed, 20 Mar 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in Coventry, United Kingdom

    Nico Vermeir, a user group leader from Belgium is coming to Coventry to share some community love, and talk about Windows Azure mobile services. Come and listen to Nico, plus catch up with a nugget and hopefully some swag

  • TDD, where did it all go wrong

    Tue, 5 Mar 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in Abingdon, United Kingdom

    Ian Cooper returns to Oxford to enlighten us on where TDD went wrong.Since Kent Beck wrote the book on TDD in 2002 a lot of words have been dedicated to the subject. But many of them propogated misunderstandings of Kent's original rules so that TDD practice bears little resemblance to Kent's original ideas. Key misunderstandings around what do I test, what is a unit test, and what is the 'public interface' have led to test suites that are brittle, hard to read, and do not support easy refac.

  • Delving into Windows Phone 8

    Thu, 21 Feb 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom

    Windows Phone guru and all round nice guy Matt Lacey heads down south to take us brought Microsofts latest iteration of their excellent mobile platform.There be pizza, swag and maybe a nugget!(Session details to follow)We're trying out a new site, please register here! http://www.meetup.com/DeveloperSouthCoast/events/100072932

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