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  • DevEvening goes to the movies

    Wed, 30 May 2012, 18:30 - 21:00 in Woking, United Kingdom

    Who's bringing the popcorn?No, we're not going to the cinema. The cinema's coming to us.Well, I say cinema, but actually it's some MP4s but you get the idea.Yes, our speakers this month will be virtual and all pre-recorded. We'll see some of what Uncle Bob has to say about clean code and have another technical presentation by Jon Flanders on ASP.NET Web API.

  • [POSTPONED] C++ in SQL Server 2012 and Visual Studio 11

    Wed, 25 Apr 2012, 18:30 - 21:30 in Woking, United Kingdom

    POSTPONED!Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control, these sessions will now be given at a meeting later in the year.We'll still be meeting at the venue for food, drink, socialising and some unconference style chat though. ;)Going Native with SQL Server 2012 and C++(with Nick Haslam)

  • Dynamics CRM & Cross Platform MVVM

    Wed, 28 Mar 2012, 18:30 - 21:30 in Woking, United Kingdom

    How to bend Dynamics Crm to your will(with Dave Hawes)The ability of Dynamics Crm to be configured for such a wide range and scale of uses is one of its major selling points. The product is highly configurable and provides a number of robust options to integrate into existing systems to provide the ability to create a single user interface and view of organisations customers whilst not re-implementing but leveraging incumbent systems.

  • Web Caching 101 & Mobile first web development

    Wed, 29 Feb 2012, 18:30 - 21:30 in Woking, United Kingdom

    Web caching 101 - a different perspective(with Sebastien Lambla)When it comes to web sites, caching has been the most painful aspect of delivering web sites. At the same times, it's always been promoted as the best way to scale. Who to trust, what does caching means and how can proxies actually make your life easier and your site cheaper? If you want answers to those questions, and look at some cool code, this talk is for you!Mobile first web development(with Craig Hogan)

  • Knockout.js & YOUR Mobile Future

    Wed, 25 Jan 2012, 18:30 - 21:30 in Woking, United Kingdom

    Rock out with your Knockout(with Graeme Foster)It turns out that rich, dynamic web UI's don't have to be a tangle of event handlers and DOM manipulation! Knockout.js is a JavaScript framework that brings the MVVM pattern and rich databinding to the browser, enabling you to worry about other more important things (like gradients)

  • Share One Thing

    Wed, 30 Nov 2011, 19:00 - 21:30 in Woking, United Kingdom

    Share "One Thing"(with everyone!)At DevEvening we'll typically have a couple of people present for about an hour or so each on a pair of subjects. This gives us an opportunity to hear a few things about, or get a basic introduction to a couple of topics.That's not all that happens at DevEvening though. The opportunity to talk to others (over a drink and a meal) also provides the opportunity to hear about many more areas, topics, techniques and ideas.

  • SQL Dark Arts & Asynchronous C#

    Wed, 26 Oct 2011, 18:30 - 21:30 in Woking, United Kingdom

    The SQL Dark Arts-a.k.a Performance Tuning, indexing and query plans(with Dave Morrison)In this session, rather than a traditional look at "query tuning" I will challenge some of the common misconceptions around tuning queries. It will also go into some detail around why sometimes the query optimiser chooses "odd" plans which perform poorly and how to help the optimiser choose a better plan.

  • Sept 2011: Show and Tell

    Wed, 28 Sep 2011, 18:30 - 21:30 in Woking, United Kingdom

    Show & TellDave, Craig & Srini will be talking about some of the projects and tools they have been working with recently.This will include a Javascript library, a cross platform Single-Sign-On solution and some of the projects covered at Dev4Good.

  • Coding for PowerShell

    Wed, 31 Aug 2011, 18:30 - 21:30 in Woking, United Kingdom

    Coding for PowerShell(with Jimmy Skowronski)Windows PowerShell is a great tool for system administrators and normal users alike. It has been designed to replace legacy command line as a response for users demanding the Unix-like shell. It has been built on top of .NET and is fully object oriented. Every argument and value is a .NET object that can be either manipulated directly or passed to another command in the pipeline.One of principles of the PowerShell design was extensibility.

  • SpecFlow & S.O.L.I.D

    Wed, 27 Jul 2011, 18:30 - 21:30 in Woking, United Kingdom

    This month we welcome DevEvening regular Paul Stack.SpecFlow(with Paul Stack)More and more companies today are spending needless money on testing applications. Realistically, as developers, we can automate the majority of functional tests. SpecFlow is one way of automating these tests. In this session I will use use WatiN to help drive automation of business critical functions of your web based product.


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