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Events coming up

Past events

  • Get your head in the clouds!

    Tue, 30 Oct 2012, 19:00 - 21:00 in Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Microsoft Windows Azure MVPs Andy Cross and Richard Conway join us this month as we return to Microsoft Research in Cambridge for a session entitled "Understanding Cloud Services and Websites in Windows Azure". We'll have food and swag so sign up now to join us!

  • IIS 8 - Platform of the Future

    Tue, 14 Aug 2012, 19:00 - 21:00 in Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Microsoft MVP, Andy Westgarth is back to update us on the latest version of Internet Information Services. This is the third session in a series of Windows 8 related material designed to help you stay ahead of the curve and ready yourselves for the RTM of Windows 8.You can follow Andy via Twitter (!/apwestgarth) and you can find out more about his work and the fabulous event that is DDD North via his blog ( We're back to Microsof.

  • Developer’s View of Windows 8

    Tue, 31 Jul 2012, 19:00 - 21:00 in Cambridge, United Kingdom

    In our rescheduled session with Robert "Boss" Hogg, we'll be discussing more Windows 8-related news.Robert is co-founder and Managing Director of Black Marble, a software development company specialising in collaboration, ALM and innovative technology solutions. He is a regular on the community circuit, and is in his fifth year as a Microsoft MVP. Currently, he is MVP for Connected Systems, with previous stints for Visual Studio, Architecture and BizTalk. You can follow Robert on his blo.

  • World Domination: ASP.NET MVC

    Tue, 6 Mar 2012, 19:00 - 21:00 in Cambridge, United Kingdom

    We are very happy to welcome back to Cambridge the wonderful Guy Smith-Ferrier. Our scholarly friend is bilingual in both Standard Geek and Modern Internationalisation. There aren't many people who can share this subject matter in an informative and interesting way, so we are very lucky to have the best in the business joining us to share his wealth of experience. We've got pizza and swag up the wazoo, so come and eat, drink and be merry at our March meeting!

  • Straighten Spaghetti with C# 5

    Thu, 16 Feb 2012, 19:00 - 21:00 in Cambridge, United Kingdom

    We're very excited to have the inimitable Jon Skeet with us for our second session of the year. Jon is bringing us a brain cell-bending session on asynchronicity. Remember folks, although Jon works as a software engineer for Google, he does not speak on their behalf. You may know of his book, C# in Depth, the second edition of which has been likened to "the first edition of C# in Depth, but with more bits" and is widely regarded as "shorter than most other C# books". High praise indeed! We're.

  • JetBrains Tour - Cambridge

    Tue, 15 Nov 2011, 19:00 - 21:00 in Cambridge, United Kingdom

    The JetBrains bus rolls into Cambridge with Hadi Hariri, talking about mouseless driven development - expect, pizza, swag and a good all round evening.

  • Performance: An American Dream

    Tue, 18 Oct 2011, 19:00 - 21:00 in Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Gibraltar Software founder and all-round good America egg, Kendall Miller, is including Cambridge in his second UK tour! Good news for us as he brings with him a great session on the natural laws of software performance. Kendall is no stranger to the community, being a familiar face at a whole host of US user groups and community events. Kendall will also giving up one of his weekends in the UK to participate in GiveCamp UK. Come and join us at MSR for pizza, swag and prizes, and who knows, m.

  • Maximum Velocity

    Tue, 20 Sep 2011, 19:00 - 21:00 in Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Cambridge NxtGenUG member, Phil Pursglove, is very handy with a sword, being a keen fencer, and he is also no stranger to the East Anglian developer community. In a previous life he was the co-ordinator for VBUG in our area (we’re assured that the disappearance of VBUG from Cambridge has nothing to do with the aforementioned fencing!). He’s been an attendee and supporter of the Cambridge NxtGen group for some time now and we are excited to see Phil reach maximum velocity with this session on

  • Seriously Scalable Websites

    Tue, 9 Aug 2011, 19:00 - 21:00 in Cambridge, United Kingdom

    NxtGenUG Cambridge co-ordinator, Chris Hay, shows us his mad website skillz. But these ain't just any ol' website skillz. Oh no. Chris will use suitably honed ninja skillz to show you how to build seriously scalable websites with ASP.NET, and both with and *without* Windows! We've got a boatload of swag and some great prizes to give away so join us for pizza and a good time at Microsoft Research. You'd be mad to miss it!

  • The Gill Cleeren NxtGenUG Tour

    Thu, 7 Jul 2011, 19:00 - 21:00 in Cambridge, United Kingdom

    The Gill Cleeren NxtGenUG tour, sponsored by Telerik, hits stop 4 with a trip to NxtGenuG Cambridge. Gill will be covering the M's and the V's in a session devoted entirely to everything you need to know about MVVM. We'll have a nugget from Ben Hall on his brand new Cambridge-based startup, Meerkatalyst, as well as swag and a boat load of pizza.


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