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ADNUG MEETING WED 13th Jan SA Innovation Centre AUDITORIUM

Adelaide Dot Net Users Group

To register for Wednesday’s meeting, http://tinyurl.com/yjqsnjw

This month January 2010

  1. 1. ADNUG 13th January Meeting Programme – Please Register (by Wed am would help)
  2. 2. Get FREE WebSiteSpark from Hosting Partner Expeed (Simon Holman)
  3. 3. 8th March – VS2010 TFS and Sharepoint 2010 Workshops
  4. 4. MS Press Online Store with UG Specials still available!
  5. 5. Other Adelaide User Group meetings

1. ADELAIDE DOT NET USERS GROUP.

The next meeting of ADNUG will be held on WEDNESDAY 13h January at 5.45pm

at
SA Innovation Centre
, Level 2, Westpac House, 91 King William Street, Adelaide .

Visitors welcome.

PROGRAMME

5.45 pm Finger food and Drinks.

Join with us for a drink and nibbles.

6.15 pm What’s New – Microsoft at CES 2010

6.25 pm Peter Griffith – GUI-Visuals – WebSiteSpark program for Developers

http://www.microsoft.com/web/default.aspx

Create cutting-edge, visually stunning Web sites and applications that engage your users, make them stop in their tracks, and play along. Develop rich and immersive opportunities for users to participate in your creation, all using a comprehensive set of products that work together to execute and deliver your most creative ideas. Create cutting-edge, visually stunning Web sites and applications that engage your users, make them stop in their tracks, and play along. Develop rich and immersive opportunities for users to participate in your creation, all using a comprehensive set of products that work together to execute and deliver your most creative ideas.

Visibility, support and software for professional Web Developers and Designers – at no upfront cost!*

Peter will demonstrate what’s in WebSiteSpark for software developers and how developers get access to software to develop and deploy apps.

7.05 pm Simon Holman  Expeed– WebSiteSpark Hosting Partner

. http://www.expeed.com.au

Get Free Hosting on the Microsoft Web Platform. Host your application or Web site on the most up-to-date Microsoft Web platform, and get a great deal.

WebSiteSpark provides the software (IIS7, SQL server 2008, etc) to allow you to do your own hosting OR

Microsoft has arranged WebSiteSpark hosting with Service Providers such as Expeed to provide exceptional deals to allow hosting of apps

.

7.35 pm Meeting close

.2. Get FREE WebSiteSpark from Hosting Partner Expeed

http://expeed.com.au/hosting/websitespark.aspx

Expeed is your local Hosting Partner for the WebSiteSpark program!!

If you’re a website developer then you can get some free software and cheap VPS hosting (new sites only though).

WebSiteSpark is aimed specifically at those who are developing in the web platform. Microsoft is  giving a jumpstart to get started on the Microsoft Platform.

3. VS2010 TFS/ Sharepoint 2010 Workshops – Adam Cogan SSW –  8th March

At the Microsoft Innovation Centre:

Adam will be presenting further workshops continuing on from the successful workshops held last month.

4. April MS Online Press Store User Group Specials

www.mspress.com.au

User Group Members offer of 30% discount on all books on the site. We’d love your help to promote the store to your community by blogging about the site and including the URL in your newsletters and other communication to your User Group Members.

Some of the great advantages of www.mspress.com.au include:

–          Express delivery

–          Competitive pricing

–          Easy Keyword Search facility

–          Latest titles and Books of the Month

–          Large inventory

–          Newsletter sign-up

–          All User Group Members will receive a 30% discount by using this Code at Checkout  (members email PG for code).

5. Other Adelaide USER GROUPS meetings:

SQL Server User Group

Venue: Level 2 Westpac House (91 King William Street Adelaide)

4th Tuesday of month –

Duration 2 hours (including light lunch) 12.00pm – 2:00pm

http://www.sqlserver.org.au/Events/ to Register

SharePoint User Group

Venue: 5.45pm Level 2 Westpac House, 91 King William Street Adelaide.

3rd Tuesday of month.

To join ASPUG and/or be on mailing list click on

http://www.sharepointusers.org.au/Adelaide/default.aspx

Adelaide Microsoft CRM UG

Venue: 5.45pm Level 2 Westpac House, 91 King William Street Adelaide.

Next meeting 24th February.

Contact Rick Rofe

6. Join the MSDN Connection. http://msdn.microsoft.com for details

Going Interstate? For list of Australian User Groups  http://www.microsoft.com/australia/msdn/usergroups.aspx

Subscribe to MSDN Flash  http://msdn.microsoft.com/flash.

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ADNUG MEETING WED 10th December SA Innovation Centre AUDITORIUM

 

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To register for Wednesday’s meeting, use the “Visitor without an ACS Id” option (unless you are an ACS member) at

http://www.acs.org.au/index.cfm?action=event&area=9005&temID=eventdetails&eveID=10123752040358

           

 This month December 2008

1.     ADNUG December Xmas Meeting Programme – 10th .December  Please Register (by Wed am would help)

2.     MS Press Online Store with UG Specials still available!

3.     Employment requests

4.     Australian SQL Server User Group meeting – Thu 9th October

5.     ASPUG Adelaide Sharepoint User Group meeting – Tue 21st October

6.     Beta version of new ADNUG website

7.     Freebies from Microsoft Press for 2008 launches

8.     Join the MSDN Connection

9.     Sponsors

 

 1. ADELAIDE DOT NET USERS GROUP.                

The next meeting of ADNUG will be held on WEDNESDAY 10th December at 5.45pm

at   
SA Innovation Centre
  Level 2,  Westpac House, 91 King William Street, Adelaide  

Visitors welcome. See below for Programme.   

 

PROGRAMME

 5.45 pm Finger food and Drinks. 

    Join with us for a Xmas drink and nibbles and build up your strength for the Quiz .

 

 6.25 pm Questions and answers. Bring along your .Net problems for discussion from members.

 

6.35 pm Sorin Buzila  – Better Software  –  The Dot Net Quiz using Reply Voting System

http://www.bettersoftware.com.au/ProductsVoting.htm

 

There are 25 multichoice questions based around exam 70-536, The Microsoft .Net Framework 2. Application Foundation exam.

 

There will be Reply handhelds for your answers to be recorded and aggregated electronically.

After each question is answered, answers will be debated before correct answer is announced.

 

Prizes will be awarded during and after the Quiz.

 

A typical Quiz question

       Q)  You’ve created a function named “MyFunction” which you want to be called every 10 minutes. You decide to use the Timer class. You write another function called “StartTimer” which you will use to start the Timer. Also, when “StartTimer” is called, you want “MyFunction” to be called the moment the timer is started. What code would you use?  

       1. void StartTimer()
{
Timer myTimer = new Timer(new TimerCallback(MyFunction), null, 600000, 0);
}  

       2. void StartTimer()
{
Timer myTimer = new Timer(new TimerCallback(MyFunction), null, 0, 600000);
}  

       3. void StartTimer()
{
Timer myTimer = new Timer(new TimerCallback(MyFunction), null, 600000, 600000);
}  

       4. void StartTimer()
{
Timer myTimer = new Timer(new TimerCallback(MyFunction), null, 1, 600000);
}

 

7.45 pm Meeting close

 

..

2. MS Online Press Store User Group Specials

www.mspress.com.au

 

User Group Members offer of 30% discount on all books on the site. We’d love your help to promote the store to your community by blogging about the site and including the URL in your newsletters and other communication to your User Group Members.

 

Some of the great advantages of www.mspress.com.au include:

 

          Express delivery

          Competitive pricing

          Easy Keyword Search facility

          Latest titles and Books of the Month

          Large inventory

          Newsletter sign-up

 

          All User Group Members will receive a 30% discount by using this Code at Checkout  (members email PG for code).

 

 

 

3. Employment Requests

No employment requests this month

 

4. AUSTRALIAN SQL SERVER USER GROUP meeting

Venue: Level 2 Westpac House (91 King William Street Adelaide)

Duration 2 hours (including light lunch) 12:00 – 2:00pm on 4th Thursday of Month

http://www.sqlserver.org.au/Events/ to Register

 

 

5. ASPUG ADELAIDE SHAREPOINT USER GROUP meeting

Venue: 5.45pm Level 2 Westpac House, 91 King William Street Adelaide.

3rd Tuesday of month. No meeting in December

To join ASPUG and/or be on mailing list click on www.aspug.org.au

 

 

6. Beta of new ADNUG web site

Thanks to Paul for getting the new web site to a stage that we can now get this project underway to further develop the site.

http://paulturner.is-a-geek.com:9001/default.aspx

 

This is an opportunity to do some work and get experience in Sharepoint 2007.  We are looking for “volunteers” and beginners to get involved. You will be supported and mentored.

 

See latest suggestions at

https://pgriffith.wordpress.com/2007/12/19/developing-new-adnug-website/

 

Pick a function that needs to be added to the site and volunteer.

 

 

7. NEW – Freebies from Microsoft Press

Free e-book offer and Microsoft Press newsletter

The free e-book includes content from three recent publications from Microsoft Press:

Introducing Microsoft LINQ by Paolo Pialorsi and Marco Russo (ISBN: 9780735623910)
This practical guide covers Language Integrated Query (LINQ) syntax fundamentals, LINQ to ADO.NET, and LINQ to XML. The e-book includes the entire contents of this printed book!

Introducing Microsoft ASP.NET AJAX by Dino Esposito (ISBN: 9780735624139)
Learn about the 2007 release of ASP.NET AJAX Extensions 1.0, including an overview and the control toolkit.

Introducing Microsoft Silverlight 1.0 by Laurence Moroney (ISBN: 9780735625396)
Learn how to use Silverlight to simplify the way you implement compelling user experiences for the Web. Discover how to support an object-oriented program model with JavaScript.

Learn more about the free e-book offer, and sign up for the Microsoft Press Book Connection newsletter, a newsletter that provides news about upcoming and recent releases, special offers, and additional information from those who know our books best.

Sign up for the free e-book offer and the Microsoft Press newsletter

Check out these additional Microsoft Press books about Visual Studio:

Microsoft Visual Basic 2008 Step by Step
Teach yourself the fundamentals of working with Microsoft Visual Basic 2008—one step at a time. With this book, you work at your own pace through hands-on, learn-by-doing exercises.

Microsoft Visual C# 2008 Step by Step
Get the hands-on, step-by-step guide to learning about the latest enhancements in Microsoft Visual C# 2008. Visual C#, one of the tools in Microsoft Visual Studio 2008, is a modern programming language designed to deliver a productive environment for creating business frameworks and reusable object-oriented components.

 

8.     Join the MSDN Connection.  http://msdn.microsoft.com   for details

 Going Interstate? For list of Australian User Groups  http://www.microsoft.com/australia/msdn/usergroups.aspx

Subscribe to MSDN Flash  http://msdn.microsoft.com/flash.

 

 

 

 

Australian Dot Net Users Group ADNUG  http://www.adnug.com  

notice of meetings  http://www.adnug.com/notices.htm   

Member of INETA http://www.ineta.org  

http://www.ineta.org/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabindex=1&tabid=20

 

SECURITY ARRANGEMENTS FOR ACCESS AFTER 6PM.

The doors from Topham Mall opposite the lifts for 2nd floor are not locked till 7pm.

Enter through the lane from Topham Mall (where the Topham Mall car park is)

If doors are locked when you arrive, ring  0408 832 891 or 0403 432393 and we will come down to the After Hours exit in Currie St and let you in but only till 7pm..

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ADNUG MEETING WED 8th October SA Innovation Centre AUDITORIUM

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ADNUG MEETING WED 10th September SA Innovation Centre AUDITORIUM

To register for Wednesday’s meeting, use the
Visitor without an ACS Id” option (unless you are an ACS
member)
at

http://www.acs.org.au/index.cfm?action=event&area=9005&temID=eventdetails&eveID=10114821916643         

           

 This
month September 2008

1.     ADNUG
Meeting Programme – 10th.September  Please Register (by Wed am
would help
)

2.     MS
Press Online Store with UG Specials still available
!

3.     Employment
requests

4.     Australian
SQL Server User Group meeting – Thu 11th September

5.     ASPUG
Adelaide Sharepoint User Group meeting – Tue 16th September

6.     Xmas
meeting Quiz Night 10th December

7.     Beta version of new ADNUG website

8.     Freebies
from Microsoft Press for 2008 launches

9.     Join
the MSDN Connection


 

 1.
ADELAIDE DOT NET USERS
GROUP.                

The
next meeting of
 ADNUG will be held
on WEDNESDAY 10th September at 5.45pm

at   
SA Innovation Centre
  Level 2,  Westpac House, 91 King William Street, Adelaide  

Visitors
welcome. See below for Programme.
   

 

PROGRAMME

 5.45 pm Finger
food and Drinks. Have some nibbles and refreshments before we start

   
Have something to eat before the meeting.

 

 6.10 pm
Questions and answers. Bring along your .Net problems for discussion from
members.

 

6.15 pm Anthony Borton MVP
Team System – A Look at the VSTS/TFS Road Map
,

http://myvstsblog.com/default.aspx

Anthony
will look at:

         
Getting
the most from your investment in TFS2008

         
What’s
coming up in Visual Studio Team System codenamed “Rosario”

 

Anthony
is a Microsoft Team System MVP based in Brisbane, offering consulting and
training services around Microsoft Visual Studio Team System and Team
Foundation Server.

Anthony
is in Adelaide to run the following courses

6214 –
Effective Team Development Using Microsoft Visual Studio Team System

http://www.ddls.com.au/VendCourseDet/MS+/2/MSVI6214.htm

6215 –
Implementing and Administering Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Team Foundation
Server

http://www.ddls.com.au/VendCourseID/MSVS6215.htm

 

Link
to Radio TFS

http://www.radiotfs.com/

 

 

7.15
pm 
Darren
Neimke– Community  – Windows Live

http://showusyourcode.spaces.live.com/

 

Darren has been investigating Windows Live
functions for communities such as User Groups to use.  Those who saw Darren’s
session at CodeCampSA will be aware of the breadth of functions that Windows
Live now provides. Darrens blog is an excellent example as a Windows Live
portal.

Darren will talk to us on:

·        
A
user group which introduces Live Mesh and shows the programming model behind it
– with examples

·        
A
small business/industry set of talks about the possibilities for using Windows
Live in the enterprise

 

 8.00 pm Meeting close

 

..

2. MS Online Press Store User Group
Specials

I’m
delighted to advise you that our press distributor Woodslane in conjunction
with MS has developed an Microsoft Online Press Store
which is now LIVE!

 

www.mspress.com.au

 

Still
available special User Group Members offer of 50% discount on all
books on the site
. We’d love your help to promote the store to your
community by blogging about the site and including the URL in your newsletters
and other communication to your User Group Members.

 

Some of the
great advantages of www.mspress.com.au
include:

 

         
Express
delivery

         
Competitive
pricing

         
Easy
Keyword Search facility

         
Latest
titles and Books of the Month

         
Large
inventory

         
Newsletter
sign-up

 

And until
the end of ??? on www.mspress.com.au

         
All
User Group Members will receive a 50% discount by using this
Code at Checkout  (members email PG
for code).

         
Plus go in the draw for a chance to win an XBOX by providing feedback on the site

 

 

 

3. Employment Requests

No
employment requests this month

 

4.
AUSTRALIAN SQL SERVER USER GROUP meeting

Venue: Level 2 Westpac
House (91 King William Street
Adelaide)

Duration 2 hours (including light lunch) 12:00 – 2:00pm On
Thursday 11th September

http://www.sqlserver.org.au/Events
 for programme

 

 

5.
ASPUG ADELAIDE SHAREPOINT USER GROUP meeting

Venue: 5.45pm Level 26
Westpac House, 91 King William Street Adelaide.

Tuesday 16th
September 2008

Jeff Headley and Daniel
Brown will be re-presenting TechEd sessions.

To join ASPUG and/or be on
mailing list click on
www.aspug.org.au

 

6. XMAS Meeting Quiz Night

 

A Quiz
night is being planned for 10th December.

 

The
Sharepoint, SQL and SBS User Groups have been invited to attend.

 

Microsoft
have been asked to provide Questions and Answers (multichoice).

 

Sorin will
be providing voting handhelds to record and collate the answers in his voting
system.

 

 

7. Beta of new ADNUG web site

Thanks
to Paul for getting the new web site to a stage that we can now get this project
underway to further develop the site.

http://paulturner.is-a-geek.com:9001/default.aspx

 

This
is an opportunity to do some work and get experience in Sharepoint 2007. 
We are looking for “volunteers” and beginners to get involved. You will be
supported and mentored.

 

See
latest suggestions at

https://pgriffith.wordpress.com/2007/12/19/developing-new-adnug-website/

 

Pick
a function that needs to be added to the site and volunteer.

 

 

8. NEW – Freebies from Microsoft Press

Free
e-book offer and Microsoft Press newsletter

The
free e-book includes content from three recent publications from Microsoft
Press:

Introducing Microsoft
LINQ
by Paolo Pialorsi and Marco Russo (ISBN: 9780735623910)
This practical guide covers Language Integrated Query (LINQ) syntax
fundamentals, LINQ to ADO.NET, and LINQ to XML. The e-book includes the
entire contents of this printed book!

Introducing
Microsoft ASP.NET AJAX
by Dino Esposito (ISBN: 9780735624139)
Learn about the 2007 release of ASP.NET AJAX Extensions 1.0, including an
overview and the control toolkit.

Introducing
Microsoft Silverlight 1.0
by Laurence Moroney (ISBN:
9780735625396)
Learn how to use Silverlight to simplify the way you implement compelling
user experiences for the Web. Discover how to support an object-oriented
program model with JavaScript.

Learn
more about the free e-book offer, and sign up for the Microsoft Press Book
Connection
newsletter, a newsletter that provides news about upcoming and
recent releases, special offers, and additional information from those who know
our books best.

Sign
up for the free e-book offer and the Microsoft Press newsletter

Check
out these additional Microsoft Press books about Visual Studio:

Microsoft
Visual Basic 2008 Step by Step

Teach yourself the fundamentals of working with Microsoft Visual Basic
2008—one step at a time. With this book, you work at your own pace through
hands-on, learn-by-doing exercises.

Microsoft
Visual C# 2008 Step by Step

Get the hands-on, step-by-step guide to learning about the latest
enhancements in Microsoft Visual C# 2008. Visual C#, one of the tools in
Microsoft Visual Studio 2008, is a modern programming language designed to
deliver a productive environment for creating business frameworks and
reusable object-oriented components.

 

9.     Join the
MSDN Connection.  
http://msdn.microsoft.com   for
details

 Going
Interstate? For list of Australian User Groups  http://www.microsoft.com/australia/msdn/usergroups.aspx

Subscribe
to MSDN Flash  http://msdn.microsoft.com/flash.

 

Australian
Dot Net Users Group ADNUG  http://www.adnug.com
 

notice
of meetings  http://www.adnug.com/notices.htm
  

Member
of INETA http://www.ineta.org  

http://www.ineta.org/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabindex=1&tabid=20

 

SECURITY
ARRANGEMENTS FOR ACCESS AFTER 6PM.

The
doors from Topham Mall opposite the lifts for 2nd floor are not locked till
7pm.

Enter
through the lane from Topham Mall (where the car park is)

If doors
are locked when you arrive, ring  0408 832 891 or 0403 432393 and we will
come down to the After Hours exit in Currie St and let you in but only
till 7pm..

 

PG



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ADNUG Live

There is a suggestion that live.com be used for communication within Adelaide Dot Net Users Group.

If it works, might have to move my blog from WordPress.

PG

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