September 2021 Meetup!

Ahoy! 

The September 2021 Meetup of Columbus App Dev User Group is scheduled for September 20th from 4-5:30 PM EST. Our meetup is virtual. Same wonderful content, awesome speaker & great interactions – just online. We livestream the talk on Twitch and then hang out offline in Teams. Please see details below & kindly RSVP.

Topic:
Inclusive Styles — That’s a thing?

Abstract:
So many brilliant developers are terrified when it comes to working on UI. In this talk, I will endeavor to ease some of the fears associated with styling on the web, as well as provide tips to create reusable and maintainable styles. We will also cover accessibility in your UI Components and go over some inclusive basics that are sadly not common knowledge.

Speaker Bio:
Alyssa Nicoll is an Angular Developer Advocate for Kendo UI and a Google Developer Expert for Angular. She has spoken at over 30 conferences Internationally. She streams weekly on the Angular Air podcast and Twitch CodeItLive channel. She enjoys gaming, scuba diving, and has a little one that fondly goes by “Mr. Milks”.

Please RSVP on Meetup @ https://www.meetup.com/columbusappdevug/.
Livestreamed @ https://www.twitch.tv/codeitlive.

 

August 2021 Meetup!

Ahoy! 

The August 2021 Meetup of Columbus App Dev User Group is scheduled for August 16th from 4-5:30 PM EST. Our meetup is virtual. Same wonderful content, awesome speaker & great interactions – just online. We livestream the talk on Twitch and then hang out offline in Teams. Please see details below & kindly RSVP.

Topic:
How to Succeed with Blogging!

Abstract:
In today’s world of social media platforms and Q&A sites, blogging is a critical yet often overlooked method of sharing ideas and helping other developers. I will show you how to start a blog using my techniques for scheduling a backlog of posts, post promotion, and other self-promotional techniques in my talk. In addition, you’ll get my general thoughts around technical blogging, do’s and don’ts, and what can help you stand out in a growing community. Hope to see you there, and feel free to bring questions.

Speaker Bio:
Khalid Abuhakmeh is a well-known .NET blogger and community member, focusing on technologies like ASP.NET Core, Entity Framework Core, and general web trends. He also helps the .NET community through his open-source contributions, nuget packages, office hours, and focused .NET developer advocacy at JetBrains, makers of the popular ReSharper and Rider .NET products.

Please RSVP on Meetup @ https://www.meetup.com/columbusappdevug/.
Livestreamed @ https://www.twitch.tv/codeitlive.

 

July 2021 Meetup!

Ahoy! 

The July 2021 Meetup of Columbus App Dev User Group is scheduled for July 19th from 4-5:30 PM. Our meetup is virtual. Same wonderful content, awesome speaker & great interactions – just online. We livestream the talk on Twitch and then hang out in Teams. Please see details below & kindly RSVP.

Topic:
What the Heck is gRPC!

Abstract:
gRPC is a modern open source high performance RPC framework that can run in any environment. With this new framework, should you be looking at this interesting option when building your own APIs or connecting your systems?

Speaker Bio:
Shawn Wildermuth has been tinkering with computers and software since he got a Vic-20 back in the early ‘80s. As a Microsoft MVP since 2003, he’s also involved with Microsoft as an ASP.NET Insider and ClientDev Insider. You may have taken one of his more than twenty courses on Pluralsight (http://shawnw.me/psauthor). He’s authored eight books and innumerable articles on software development. You can also see him at one of the local and international conferences he’s spoken at including TechEd, Oredev, SDC, NDC, VSLive, DevIntersection, MIX, Devteach, DevConnections and Dev Reach. He is one of the Wilder Minds. You can reach him at his blog at http://wildermuth.com. He’s released his first film, a feature-length, documentary about software developers today called “Hello World: The Film”. You can see more about it at http://helloworldfilm.com.

Please RSVP on Meetup @ https://www.meetup.com/columbusappdevug/.
Livestreamed @ https://www.twitch.tv/codeitlive.

 

June 2021 Meetup!

Ahoy! 

The June 2021 Meetup of Columbus App Dev User Group is scheduled for June 21st from 6-7 PM. Our meetup is virtual. Same wonderful content, awesome speaker & great interactions – just online. We livestream the talk on Twitch and then hang out in Teams. Please see details below & kindly RSVP.

Topic:
Secrets of a Blazor Component Artisan

Abstract:
In this session we’ll jump past hello world and focus on Blazor’s Razor Component architecture. We’ll learn component design concepts and best practices including: event handling, attribute splatting, state management, and component libraries. Through example we’ll understand the tools and techniques from one of the top Blazor community contributors and Microsoft MVP, Ed Charbeneau.

Speaker Bio:
Ed is a Microsoft MVP and an international speaker, writer, online influencer, a Developer Advocate for Progress, and expert on all things web development. Ed enjoys geeking out to cool new tech, brainstorming about future technology, and admiring great design. Ed has shared his insights, experiences, and advice around collaboration, knowledge management, social computing, and training at many industry events around the United States. Highly ethical and engaging with an uncanny business acumen, he is a creative community builder and outside the box thinker. Long term business relationships throughout the world within internal communications, employee engagement and marketing as well as IT. Focusing on Financial, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Agency and Professional Services. He has defined, architected, implemented line of business solutions with a touch of style and UX best practices.

Please RSVP on Meetup @ https://www.meetup.com/columbusappdevug/.
Livestreamed @ https://www.twitch.tv/codeitlive.

 

May 2021 Meetup!

Ahoy! 

The May 2021 Meetup of Columbus App Dev User Group is scheduled for May 17th from 6-7 PM. Our meetup is virtual. Same wonderful content, awesome speaker & great interactions – just online. Please see details below & kindly RSVP.

Topic:
What’s New in C# 9

Abstract:
C# is an open-source, mature object oriented language, used by millions of .NET developers, yet its evolution is still underway. In this session, we’ll cover the latest features that have been added to C# 9.0 and how they work in detail so you’ll know when to use them effectively in your new .NET projects. You’ll also see the direction C# may be going with future versions of C#.

Speaker Bio:
Jason Bock is a Developer Advocate at Quicken Loans and a Microsoft MVP (C#). He has over 25 years of experience working on a number of business applications using a diverse set of frameworks and languages. He is the author of “.NET Development Using the Compiler API”, “Metaprogramming in .NET”, and “Applied .NET Attributes”. He has written numerous articles on software development issues and has presented at a number of conferences and user groups. He is a leader of the Twin Cities Code Camp (http://www.twincitiescodecamp.com). Jason holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Marquette University. Visit his web site at http://www.jasonbock.net.

Please RSVP on Meetup @ https://www.meetup.com/columbusappdevug/.
Livestreamed @ https://www.twitch.tv/codeitlive.