Events coming up

Past events

  • Pragmatic Dependency Injection

    Tue, 16 Apr 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in Abingdon, United Kingdom

    Due to commitments April's meeting will be on Tuesday the 16th.NxtGenUG member Ian Russell gives us a pragmatic view of Dependency Injection. In the session, you will discover what Dependency Injection is, why you will want, and need, to use it in your projects, when it is and is not appropriate to use it and and how to get the best out of it.

  • TDD, where did it all go wrong

    Tue, 5 Mar 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in Abingdon, United Kingdom

    Ian Cooper returns to Oxford to enlighten us on where TDD went wrong.Since Kent Beck wrote the book on TDD in 2002 a lot of words have been dedicated to the subject. But many of them propogated misunderstandings of Kent's original rules so that TDD practice bears little resemblance to Kent's original ideas. Key misunderstandings around what do I test, what is a unit test, and what is the 'public interface' have led to test suites that are brittle, hard to read, and do not support easy refac.

  • TypeScript with Mark Rendle

    Tue, 5 Feb 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 in Abingdon, United Kingdom

    "TypeScript is a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript."In this talk, I'll look at what that means, both as a technical description and to you as a developer, and particularly as a member of a development team.Covering:* The language, or the extra syntax TypeScript adds to JavaScript;* TypeScript tooling for Visual Studio;* TypeScript in Windows 8 Store apps;* Using TypeScript outside Visual Studio and .NET;* A look at the TypeScript ecosystem that is alread.

  • VS2012 tools to Fix Prod

    Tue, 16 Oct 2012, 19:00 - 21:00 in Abingdon, United Kingdom

    Tarun Arora (MVP and ALM Ranger) will be stopping by to talk about Visual Studio 2012 Tools to battle the 2 most common scenarios we run into as developers: Poor performance and bugs which are on production but not test or dev!. This talk will show how to use IntelliTrace in Production and Visual Studio Standalone profiler to combat these issues.

  • Jessie Liberty Tour Special

    Fri, 28 Sep 2012, 19:00 - 21:00 in Abingdon, United Kingdom

    Jessie Liberty's tour rolls into Oxford for special Event. He'll be talking about Windows 8 for Developers , so make sure to catch this one!

  • No More Passwords, OAuth in Ac

    Tue, 7 Aug 2012, 19:00 - 21:00 in Abingdon, United Kingdom

    Jimmy Skowronski, organiser of the Gloucester .NET user group is back, and this time he's talking OAuth, namely how to delegate the authentication of your site (and reduce all that boilerplate development effort) to the great authetication providers in the cloud

  • CQRS and Event Sourcing

    Tue, 10 Jul 2012, 19:00 - 21:00 in Abingdon, United Kingdom

    Ashic Mahtab comes up from London to talk about CQRS, Event Source and how it can bring Elegance to "Normal" Applications.

  • MVC , My first 5 months

    Tue, 12 Jun 2012, 19:00 - 21:00 in Abingdon, United Kingdom

    Richard Costall pops down from NxtGen Coventry to talk about his experiences with MVC3 and Razor. Richard will show of some of the stuff he's learnt, and find out if he's convinced it's any better than Joomla or webForms

  • Going Global with MVC

    Tue, 1 May 2012, 19:00 - 21:00 in Abingdon, United Kingdom

    Top bloke, worldwide speaker and all round nice chap Guy Smith-Ferrier heads up to Oxford to talk about his one true passion "Internationalisation"! Guy will show us how to internationalise an MVC application.

  • Introduction to DDD

    Tue, 3 Apr 2012, 19:00 - 21:00 in Abingdon, United Kingdom

    Ian Cooper travels up from London to enlighten us all about Domain Driven Design. Ian Cooper has over 18 years of experience delivering Microsoft platform solutions in government, healthcare, and finance. When he is not writing code he is also the founder of the London .NET user group


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