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       Fri., Oct. 23, 8:30 am - 6:00 pm, welcome time 8:00 am
       Denver Dev Day Microsoft Office - Denver
       Attendee Registration - SOLD OUT 
       We will try to accommodate everyone, but come early!
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 From: Chris Wallace
Message Date: October 19, 2015
 Monthly Update - H e a d l i n e s     

Monthly Items

Feature Items

  Next Meeting: Mon., Oct 26
Meeting Sponsor

Pregame Show

Door Prizes, Give-A-Ways
User Group Contacts

Denver Study Group
Next New Courses Posted!
Haven't watched all the videos yet? 
NO problem, come anyway and we'll discuss them all!
See you at our Study Group Tomorrow, Tue.!

Fri., Oct. 23,
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Denver Dev Day
Microsoft Office - Denver

Attendee Registration - SOLD OUT 
We will try to accommodate everyone, but come early!
Read the announcement.

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Add this event to my Outlook Calendar! User Group Meeting - "mobile first, cloud first" - "any developer, any app, any platform"
Monday, October 26, 2015
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Pregame Show
5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Networking and Refreshments
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Meeting
Location: Microsoft Southwest District, Denver, Directions and Bing Maps Limited Seats
7595 Technology Way, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80237, Phone: 720-528-1700
    Feature Presentation     

Visual Studio 2015
Visual Studio 2015 From the Ground Up
with William Wegerson,
Developer/Contract Programmer/Consultant currently working at Jeppesen, a Boeing company
There have been many unique versions of Visual Studio over the years but this release is groundbreaking for many different facets.
Come discover what is new for 2015 as well as learn about existing functionality which has been built up with each successive version. See tips on the working day-to-day functionality of Studio along with what is truly ground breaking in this editor whether building apps for iOS, Android, Unity, Azure, or Windows 2015; this version is one everyone should seriously consider.
FMI: Visual Studio 2015
   William Wegerson      
  William Wegerson William Wegerson is a developer first and foremost who has always enjoyed the fast pace nature of programming and has been in the industry for almost thirty years.
He enjoys taking what he has learned and imparting it to the community at large.
He has been recognized by Microsoft as an MVP for seven of those years for what he has given back to the community via his blog, public presentations and his work on the developer forums such as MSDN and StackOverflow.
Contact: blog, twitter
 Meeting Sponsor
Three Secrets to a Successful Interview from a Hiring Managerís Perspective
with Fernando Cardenas, Managing Partner - Real
  Youíve got the skills and now it is time to prove it. Learn three things you can do today that will help improve the number of offers you get.
    Fernando Cardenas      
  Fernando Cardenas Fernando Cardenas has over 17 years of experience building high-performing teams and critically acclaimed software.
Currently Fernando is working on Real, a consultancy that helps larger companies innovate like a startup through a unique, battle-tested process.
Prior to founding Real, he was the CTO of Using Miles, Chief Architect at Digital Folio, and founder of AppVenture. Fernando graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT.
Contact: Fernando Cardenas, Real, 617-388-1147 (c)
  We are Real. A consulting firm of entrepreneurs and engineers who attack your industry like a startup and help you get new digital products to market, quickly.

We combine the creativity of entrepreneurs and discipline of engineers with an iterative process that delivers real solutions and measurable results.

Disruption is not our goal, but it's often a side effect of our collaborations.
Contact: Fernando Cardenas, Real, 617-388-1147 (c)
   Meeting Refreshments     

You know you love pizza!
Pizza,  Sodas, and Cookies

Refreshments provided by our sponsor above - Thank You! For your light dinner / snacks and drinks before our meeting begins. Quantities Limited - Come early, 5:30 - 6:00
 Pregame Show
  What's new in C# 6.0 (part 2 of 2)
with Chris Wallace, co-presenting and co-leading the discussion
YOU, Our Denver Visual Studio User Group Members
      We will continue with our fast-paced session with another in a series discussing the fundamentals of the C# Developer's World.
     We will again watch a short video which discusses how C# 6 adds a lot of small but useful language features to remove boilerplate and clean up your code. This video takes you on a whirlwind tour through all the new language constructs. We will then discuss these practices as well as others you have found to be best while we wrap-up our previous discussions.
Interested? Come early and join us in our discussion!
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.* PLEASE silence your electronic devices during our events.
      * All times and content are approximate and subject to change.
5:00 - 6:00 (60 min) Pregame Show (come early)
5:30 - 6:00 (30 min) Informal Networking and Refreshments (come early)
     You may arrive at or after 5:00 p.m. Check-in begins at 5:00 p.m.

Meeting starts PROMPTLY(ish) at 6:00 p.m.
If you leave early, return entry may not be available. See FAQ.
6:00 - 6:15 (15 min) Welcome and Announcements
     plus Open "Mic" Time - Member Announcements and Job Talk, your time to speak!
6:15 - 6:45 (30 min) Sponsor Introduction and Presentation
6:45 - 7:00 (15 min) Networking Break
- 8:15 (75 min) Feature Presentation
8:15 - 8:
45 (30min) Closing Thoughts, Door Prizes, and Wrap-up
 Meeting Door Prizes
To qualify to win any of our door prizes, follow the complete door prize requirements and details. You must be a qualified group member and you must be present to win - Include your name and current e-mail address on your ONE (only) business card entry per meeting. All door prizes are subject to change. Other door prize qualifications may be required by third party sponsors, check with them. All subject to availability.
Winners agree to send a business-like thank you by e-mail to your door prize provider (you will be given the name and e-mail address to send your thank you). Accepting a door prize obligates each winner to send a thank you note to their door prize provider. Previous winners who have not sent their thank you note are not eligible to win again! Thank you for your participation!
Many door prizes are NOT listed here (if you have attended before, you know)!
  our monthly meeting sponsor:
  Real 4 $50 Amazon gift cards
plus: 3 hours of mentor time on a business idea
    our additional sponsors:
  Telerik Infragistics Syncfusion xaml spy
  DevExpress ComponentOne
  JetBrains JetBrains ReSharper Pluralsight - Hardcore Developer and IT Training
  From A Variety of Developer Book Publishers and Software Vendors --
selected developer software, books, and other items!
  Microsoft Selected from developer books, software, hardware, t-shirts, mugs + other cool stuff! (subject to availability)
 Denver Study Group
  HELP us find a new downtown Denver location, starting January!
Chris Wallace or Nick Carpenter.

Denver Study Group
- Location: Aspenware, just south of downtown Denver
Format: 'Video Club,' watch at home, then discuss at meeting
Course: Next New Courses Posted!
Haven't watched all the videos yet? 
NO problem, come anyway and we'll discuss them all!
See you at our Study Group!
 Add to Calendar
Tue., Oct. 20, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Getting Started with Asynchronous Programming in .NET
by Filip Ekberg, Level: Beginner


Asynchronous C# 5.0
by John Skeet, Level: Intermediate

Extra Credit Course (if time permits)
Async and Parallel Programming: Application Design
by Joel Hummel, Level: Intermediate
 Add to Calendar
Tue., Nov. 17, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Refactoring Fundamentals
by Steve Smith, Level: Intermediate

Wed., Nov. 4, 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Ignite Your Business -
Windows 10 and Office

     Denver Marriott City Center
     1701 California St
     Denver, CO 80202
see map and/or driving directions
space limited,
reserve your FREE seat now

 Mon., Dec. 7, 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Denver Visual Studio User Group Meeting
Microsoft Office - Denver

(note: special date for last meeting of the year)
Topic - 10 Ways to Make Your Software Sweet!
Nick Carpenter 
Sponsor - Sempera
        with Susan McTaggart

Pregame Show -



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