Wellington .NET User Group

Regular tech talks focused on Microsoft Technologies and skills relevant to developers working with Microsoft .NET

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Past events

  • Powershell for Developers

    Wed, 31 Oct 2012, 05:00 - 08:00 in Wellington, New Zealand

    Powershell has emerged as a must know technology for system administrators - but did you know that it has as much (or more) to offer to developers?Come along and see what Powershell can do, and why you need to be learning it too. *Basics of Powershell *Automated builds with PSake *Automated deployments

  • Building Better Integration Tests with Colin Bowern

    Wed, 4 Jul 2012, 06:00 - 09:00 in Wellington, New Zealand

    There's no arguing the value of unit tests these days but the real juicy action is often in the integration of two or more components. In this session we'll take a look at what a good integration test suite looks like including tips and tricks on how to work with external dependencies. We'll step out of the MS Test box and look at the benefits derived from test frameworks such as NUnit and xUnit as well. We will also touch on the joys of working with IIS Express, SQL Server LocalDB and more!

  • Database Migration for Web Apps with Colin Bowern

    Wed, 20 Jun 2012, 06:00 - 09:00 in Wellington, New Zealand

    How do you deploy database changes with your web application today? Are you still rolling scripts by hand to move your database from one version to the next? In this session we will take a look at how to manage database schema changes in your web application through exploring the change lifecycle. We will take first version application and walk through the upgrade process showing you the tools and techniques needed to keep your schema changes reliable and consistent.About Colin

  • Windows Camp in Wellington

    Tue, 20 Mar 2012, 20:00 - 22:00 in Wellington, New Zealand

    Microsoft is running a Windows Camp in Wellington on Wednesday 21 March during the day.The first part of the camp will be lecture style presentations by expert trainers to give you an overview of the Windows 8 platform. The second part is a Hands-on-Labs workshop where you will have access to a Windows 8 Computer to complete hands on training.For more details, and to RSVP, please see the following MSDN NZ blog post

  • RedVespa on WCF Web API and Sencha Touch

    Wed, 7 Sep 2011, 06:00 - 08:00 in Wellington, New Zealand

    The WCF web API lets you expose services for consumption in javascript. Kai and James from Redvespa will cover getting started with the WCF web API, and show how they hooked it up with Sencha Touch.During the presentation, they will develop a simple application that uses these technologies, showing us some tips along the way.Location: Inov8 Ltd, Level 1, 44 Victoria St, Wellington

  • MEFilicious Applications with Owen Evans

    Wed, 20 Apr 2011, 06:00 - 08:00 in Wellington, New Zealand

    MEF was released baked in to .NET 4, but wasn't given much fanfair or announcements. What is it? What does it do? How can we leverage the technology to improve our applications? Come along and find out.

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