Omaha .Net User Group May Meeting
Start Time: May 31 2012, 6:00 PM
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Posted by mruwe at May 10 2012, 4:23 AM

Fellow .Net users, Many thanks to those of you who were able to make it out to our April meeting where Mike McAllister  showed us how approachable Microsoft’s High Performance Computing really is.  For those of you who weren’t able to join us, you can watch the video here: Mike also put together a screen cast of the presentation beforehand which we’ve posted as well: May should be an equally exciting month for us as we have one of our regular speakers returning to Omaha.  Jeff Brand will be presenting on Windows 8 and XAML so you won’t want to miss this!  Our next .Net user’s group meeting will be Thursday May 31st,starting at 6:00pm (food will be provided 15 to 20 minutes prior to the start of the meeting) **Location:

**Team Software

Team is located at 407 South 27th Ave.  Parking is located directly east of the building, off of Harney street.  There is a large sign that warns that your car will be towed if you park in the lot, however, for this event, you don’t need to worry about that.  Please enter on the East side of the building at the door adjacent to the parking lot.  If you have any trouble please call Matt's cell phone - (402) 578-2539. Topic:

Windows 8: Hello XAML, My Old Friend Interested in the how to develop for Windows 8?  Focusing on Metro-style applications and WinRT, this session will provide an introduction to the Windows 8 developer platform. Covering both XAML and HTML 5, we will look at the platform, tools and services available to Metro applications. From “Hello World” to leveraging Sharing contracts, along with a look at the Windows Store, we will cover a lot of ground to give you a solid starting point for developing and publishing applications. Presenter:

Jefferson Brand Jeff has been with Microsoft for over 13 years, starting with the company soon after the release of Windows 95. While at Microsoft, he has been a consultant, an ecommerce specialist, and an enterprise technology advisor. Prior to Microsoft, Jeff was in the Air Force stationed at Offutt AFB in Omaha, NE where he was Chief Network Engineer (his pre-developer days) for the USSTRATCOM LAN. Today, Jeff is a .NET Developer Evangelist for Microsoft's North Central District. He lives in Minneapolis and often travel to the surrounding states of Nebraska, Iowa, and the Dakotas. In his current role, he is responsible for working with developers and customers that are evaluating or using .NET and assisting in them in understanding and using Microsoft's developer platform. Sponsor:

Team Software (  

Team Software has been in business for 22 years developing and selling our financial and labor management software suite. We offer both hosted and locally-installed solutions, serving mostly the janitorial and security guard industries. We have over 400 customers in nearly all states, as well as Canada, Puerto Rico, Grand Cayman Islands, and Jamaica. Our software is used to help secure events such as the Super Bowl and The Masters, as well as entities such as airports, banks, malls and countless other facilities. In 2005, Team became an Employee Owned company, ensuring a successful transition of leadership and business continuity. We currently have 64 employees, and have experienced our greatest growth in the past 3 years. Food, Giveaways, Great Information:

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Please RSVP by clicking on the link at the top of the page to indicate that you plan on attending. This helps us know how much food and prizes we need to bring to the meeting! BE SURE TO RSVP AS THE GIVE AWAY DRAWING NAMES WILL BE DRAWN FROM THE LIST OF ATTENDEES WHO RSVP THROUGH THE WEB SITE. Call for Topics and Speakers: As a community-based user group, we encourage involvement from our members (whether it's presenting on a topic, providing topic suggestions, or supporting the group by attending the sessions). If you have a topic that you would like to present or learn more about during a future Omaha .NET Users Group meeting, please let me know. We are always in need of speakers and topics. **Thank you, ** Matt Ruwe

.NET Users Group Co-Leader Brian Olson

.NET Users Group Co-Leader