Omaha .NET User Group September Meeting
Start Time: September 27 2018, 6:00 PM
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Posted by mruwe at September 17 2018, 10:33 AM

Fellow .NET Users,

Many thanks to our speakers from our last meeting’s lightning rounds! Unfortunately, we were unable to get the sessions recorded, but you can find a recap on the meeting’s event page on our site. Just look for the August meeting.

Also, I hope a lot of you have been able to check out some of the awesome sessions from the recent .NET Conf ( There’s some great content there that you don’t want to miss!

Finally, this month’s .NET User’s Group meeting will take place on Thursday, September 27th, starting at 6:00 PM. Food and drink will be served by our sponsor starting 15-20 minutes before the meeting. Please note that we have a new sponsor and host this month. You’ll need to take note of the details below if you want to get to the right spot.

Nebraska Furniture Mart
808 S 74th Plaza
Park on the other side of the bridge, that the store is on, if desired, and walk across the new bridge to the building also!Ap4GTt9ubzRMjMdgcnII59dAf9e3_w

Vaibhav Gujral has over 12 years of experience in development around Microsoft Technologies. He is currently working with American Title Inc. as an Enterprise Application Architect and is based out of Omaha. He is a Certified MCSD: Azure Solutions Architect. His skills include AngularJS, Typescript, C#, SQL, ASP.Net MVC, WebAPI and Entity Framework. He has worked across windows, web and cloud-based applications following different software development models like waterfall, scrum, agile etc.

Going Serverless with Azure Functions
Serverless architecture and Azure Functions has been around for a while. In this talk, we will cover:

  • What is serverless computing? What are Azure Functions?
  • How to build, deploy and monitor Azure Functions with demos
  • Best Practices for designing Azure Functions.

Nebraska Furniture Mart is a Berkshire Hathaway Company and is celebrating their 81st anniversary this year. NFM currently employs over 5000 employees in it’s four locations in Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Texas. The average tenure for an NFM employee is 9 years and they’ve never had a layoff! They now have around 250 members in their 20+ years club. NFM participates in at least two walk / run charities a year (in all locations) and actively volunteers for the Open Door Mission, Habitat for Humanity and Teammates to name a few.

Nebraska Furniture Mart’s IT Division is located in Omaha, staffed with around 175 professionals. Cisco and Microsoft represent a good share of their technology backbone. NFM is proud to stay leading edge with their technology solutions. From software defined networking, to DevOps, to advanced analytics, to their CI / CD pipeline and containerized code base, they are always looking for ways to automate and put innovative tools into the hands of their employees. The culture if NFM’s IT department is what makes them truly unique, though. It is a team focused, highly collaborative, fun environment with a lot of team activities and celebrations.

Matt Ruwe
.NET User's Group Co-Leader

Brian Olson
.NET User's Group Co-Leader

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