The Ottawa .NET Meetup Group

I group for those interested in .NET and Microsoft technologies to get together and discuss these and other common interests. We are waiting for numbers to grow before arranging the first meetup.

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Past events

  • A great offence leads to great defence - Penetration Testing your Asp.Net Site

    23-24 May 2013 in Ottawa, Canada

    This sessions will demonstrate penetration testing for the developer. We will utilise proven tools to hack/penetrate an HP Rackmount server (Owned by Joel) that has an existing website on it. All tenets of penetration testing will be demonstrated. From reconnaissance to payloads and defence. The take away is the realisation that you should own these tools to perform weekly penetration tests on your own sites. If you aren't testing yourself then you aren't keeping up.

  • Evaluating Architectures with Dependency Matrices

    16-17 Apr 2013 in Ottawa, Canada

    Software is complex, and the architecture of those systems often is intangible. Dependency matrices are a way of making architecture very concrete. This talk will show how to use NDepend’s Dependency Matrix to improve the structure of our applications.BIOMichael Stiefel, principal of Reliable Software, Inc. is a consultant on software architecture and development, and the alignment of information technology with business goals.

  • Troubleshoot Performance Issues with PerfView

    Wed, 20 Mar 2013, 03:45 - 04:45 in Ottawa, Canada

    There is nothing more important for business critical applications than customer satisfaction. Applications with sluggish performance not only undermine productivity but also cause end users frustration. Troubleshooting these types of issues in managed environment has never been easy primarily due to lack of quality tools that can help pin-point source of problem. Microsoft has recently introduced a new tool called PerfView to fill this vacuum.

  • Building REST Api Using ASP.NET Webapi

    21-22 Feb 2013 in Ottawa, Canada

    This session is an introduction to the REST architectural style .We will  look at what goes into designing a good REST API. What you should expect whenconsuming a REST API.We will also look at the new ASP.NET Web API stack that is part of ASP.NET MVC 4 and how it can be used to create REST API's.Bio:Taswar Bhatti works as a Web Architect for MultiCorpora R&D Inc, based in Gatineau Hull.

  • Why Hackers love Debuggers

    17-18 Jan 2013 in Ottawa, Canada

    Debuggers are every software developer's best friend. Today's enterprise applications are getting more and more complex that makes it impossible for programmers to envision all possible outcomes of implemented solutions. As a result they rely heavily on debuggers to accomplish their day-to-day tasks efficiently. Some of these debuggers are more powerful than others based on their capacity to glean into internal data structures of target processes.

  • Building Connected Business Applications in Light Speed

    6-7 Dec 2012 in Ottawa, Canada

    Visual Studio LightSwitch is the easiest way to create modern line of business applications for the enterprise. In this session you will learn how LightSwitch helps you focus your time on what makes your application unique, allowing you to easily implement common business application scenarios?such as integrating multiple data sources, data validation, authentication, and access control.

  • No More Read Only Files? Please Welcome Local Workspace Feature in TFS2012

    Tue, 27 Nov 2012, 17:00 - 18:00 in Ottawa, Canada

    In the previous versions of TFS, files were marked as read only to indicate that they were in a checked in state. It was also a pain to check in the files that were processed outside Visual Studio from Team Explorer. Things have changed!! TFS2012 comes loaded with a new feature that is the ?Local Workspace? feature.In this presentation, Ahmed will show the Local Workspace feature in action.

  • Social Engineering - ASP.Net Defence Systems

    15-16 Nov 2012 in Ottawa, Canada

    Social Engineering from the ground up. From creation of the attack vectors in the Social Engineering Toolkit, to execution, to defence in ASP.Net. We shall oversee what defence mechanisms or techniques exist to defend against certain Social Engineering Attacks. The take away: ASP.Net Techniques and modules, SET Experience and techniques.Speaker Bio:Joel Hebert is a Software Architect who resides in Ottawa. He is passionate about Security and Architecture.

  • Knock your socks out with Knockout.js (Javascript Web MVVM)

    Tue, 23 Oct 2012, 15:45 - 17:00 in Ottawa, Canada

    Learn how to use knockout.js a MVVM style development to simplify your web based user experience development.The session will introduces Knockout.js library, an open source javascript library to assist in data binding html and javascript code.Bio:Taswar Bhatti works as a Web Architect for MultiCorpora R&D Inc, based in Gatineau Hull.

  • Evolution of asynchronous programming on .NET

    18-19 Oct 2012 in Ottawa, Canada

    Everything you wanted the know about asynchronous programming in .NET, but were afraid to ask.The latest version of Visual Studio includes language additions to C# and VB to make it much easier to write asynchronous code (the async and await keywords).Everything you wanted the know about asynchronous programming in .NET, but were afraid to ask..NET has had numerous ways to implement asynchonous and lenghty operations over the years.

  • A Peek at SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups

    11-12 Oct 2012 in Ottawa, Canada

    SQL Server 2012 will have quite a few features aimed towards providing High Availability for database architectures.  In this session, we will explore the new AlwaysOn Availability Groups feature for high availability and disaster recovery and the increased productivity created by read-only access to secondary database mirror replicas.Speaker: Edwin Sarmiento

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