The .NET Developer Network

The .NET Developer Network (aka DotNetDevNet) is a free user group based in Bristol (England) that serves .NET developers in the South West of England. The aim is to develop and promote the .NET developers, architects and IT pros of Bristol and the South West. Through monthly meetings we expect to generate a lively community and act as a focal point for the professionals of this area.

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Past events

  • The Scaling Habits of ASP.NET Applications with Richard Campbell

    Mon, 13 Jun 2011, 18:30 - 21:00 in Bristol, United Kingdom

    Richard Campbell (of .NET Rocks and RunAs Radio) presents one of the most useful, best delivered presentations you are ever likely to see.

  • Building Offline Experiences using Sync Framework with Andy Wigley

    Tue, 16 Nov 2010, 18:30 - 21:00 in Bristol, United Kingdom

    Andy Wigley, MVP and perhaps the country's leading authority on .NET mobile development, comes straight from presenting at TechEd Europe to Bristol to detail the solution to the offline application problem using Sync Framework. The presentation focusses on using the Sync Framework with mobile applications but the knowledge of Sync Framework is applicable to many UI platforms.

  • How To Manage Your Manager with Mark Rendle

    Tue, 14 Sep 2010, 18:30 - 21:00 in Bristol, United Kingdom

    Mark Rendle, voted Top Speaker By Knowledge Of Subject at DDD South West 2, tells us how to get the best out of our bosses including how to get the best PCs, get sent to conferences and more importantly (?) how to get them to adopt new practices. If you came to DDD South West 2 you'll remember Mark from his high powered grok talk at lunch time - loads of energy and very well delivered.

  • “May The Silverlight 4s Be With You” with Richard Costall

    Mon, 5 Jul 2010, 18:30 - 21:00 in Bristol, United Kingdom

    Richard Costall, MVP and the important half of the Chuckle Brothers, leaves his fortress in Coventry to survey the free lands of the South West with envy. And also to tell us about what's new in Silverlight 4.

  • "A Guided Tour of the Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF) in Silverlight 4" with Mike Taulty

    Wed, 2 Jun 2010, 18:30 - 21:00 in Bristol, United Kingdom

    The fabulous Mike Taulty, Microsoft Developer Evangelist, introduces us to the Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF) in Silverlight 4. MEF is a powerful and valuable way to de-couple your applications from specific implementations. Mike is showing MEF in Silverlight 4 but the technology itself is valuable regardless of your choice of UI platform.

  • "Leading-edge Web Development with ASP.NET MVC" with Steven Sanderson

    Tue, 11 May 2010, 18:30 - 21:00 in Bristol, United Kingdom

    It's not often you have a published author right here in your home town. This month sees Steven Sanderson, author of the best selling MVC book talk about, well, ASP.NET MVC of course. Steve was rated the best speaker (by knowledge of subject) at DDD South West so this should be a great night.

  • Silverlight 4, MVVM and TDD with Jesse Liberty

    Mon, 12 Apr 2010, 18:30 - 21:00 in Bristol, United Kingdom

    Jesse Liberty (yes, that Jesse Liberty), Silverlight Geek from Microsoft US, starts his first UK and Ireland Silverlight tour in Bristol with a session on Silverlight 4, MVVM and TDD. Meet the man himself and see what this prolific guru has to say.

  • Hyper-V For Developers with Liam Westley

    Thu, 25 Mar 2010, 18:30 - 21:00 in Bristol, United Kingdom

    Liam Westley returns to Bristol fresh from his DDD8 exploits to give us a second dose of virtualization, this time focussing on Hyper-V.

  • Building an application for Windows Azure & SQL Azure with Eric Nelson

    Thu, 25 Feb 2010, 18:30 - 21:00 in Bristol, United Kingdom

    Azure provides a very real solution to how to scale your website to manage demand as demand fluctuates so you can go from a tiny number of visitors to millions and back only paying for what you need. Eric covers Azure in his usual frank and brutally honest approach - no marketing hype here.

  • Credit Crunch Code with Gary Short

    Tue, 3 Nov 2009, 18:30 - 21:00 in Bristol, United Kingdom

    Gary travels from the deepest and darkest depths of Scotland to give us a good ticking off for writing poor code (just kidding, Gary

  • Aspect Orientated Programming with Steve Strong

    Tue, 13 Oct 2009, 18:30 - 21:00 in Bristol, United Kingdom

    Steve introduces us to Aspect Orientated Programming and shows how it can be used to show a clear separation of concerns

  • A Hands On Journey Into TDD with Stephen Oakman and Ronnie Barker

    Tue, 22 Sep 2009, 18:30 - 21:00 in Bristol, United Kingdom

    Steve and Ronnie travel down from The Agile Workshop to share their skills in Test Driven Development in an audience participation presentation

  • "Windows 7 Special" with James O'Neill

    Tue, 7 Jul 2009, 18:30 - 21:00 in Bristol, United Kingdom

    James O'Neill makes history as the first IT Pro Technical Evangelist to visit The .NET Developer Network. His mission: to give us the low down on Windows 7.

  • "Rethinking Object Orientation" with Kathleen Dollard

    Mon, 29 Jun 2009, 18:30 - 21:00 in Bristol, United Kingdom

    International Speaker, author and MVP, Kathleen Dollard, makes a rare visit to the UK and Ireland to visit 2 user groups in England, 2 in Scotland and 2 in Ireland. Seize the opportunity and sign up now.

  • Introduction to Microsoft SQL Data Services with Eric Nelson

    Mon, 9 Mar 2009, 18:30 - 21:00 in Bristol, United Kingdom

    Microsoft's latest addition to the Developer Evanglist team, Eric Nelson, comes to Bristol to tell us all about Microsoft SQL Data Services.

  • What's New In Workflow Foundation 4 with John McLoughlin

    Tue, 10 Feb 2009, 18:30 - 21:00 in Bristol, United Kingdom

    John McLoughlin travels from Southampton to introduce us to Windows Workflow Foundation and show us all of the new goodies in version 4.

  • "Parallel Extensions to the .NET Framework" with Mike Taulty

    Tue, 27 Jan 2009, 18:30 - 21:00 in Bristol, United Kingdom

    Our first ever speaker returns after nearly 2 years to talk about how to take advantage of all of those wasted additional processors in today's machines.

  • "What's New In C# 4" and "Strategic Development Methodologies Using Rock Band" with Guy Smith-Ferrier

    Tue, 2 Dec 2008, 18:30 - 21:00 in Bristol, United Kingdom

    Guy shows what's new in C# 4 and shows how valuable Rock Band can be in collaborative development.

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