User Group Night - July 28, 2014 

Ben Bishop
Are you experienced (In Production Experience?)

Production Experience is more than the number of years of development experience you have listed on your LinkedIn profile. Production Experience aims to help developers move away from groaning "Why can't everyone do the RIGHT THING?!" to focusing more on "How can I say 'Yes' more often?" In this presentation, Ben Bishop will explore what makes developers say "no" and the tools and techniques developers can use to make change a more pleasant experience not only for themselves but their collaborators as well. Topic will also include Xamarin, Test Driven Development, and SOLID.

With 10 years of experience as a professional interactive developer, Ben has had the good fortune to work with some of the smartest people and most popular brands in the field. Ben recently launched a successful line of mobile fitness apps for interval training. He is passionate about improving the developer experience and producing quality software that empowers customers to confidently grow.


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Scott Spradlin
Windows Phone 8.1 Development for Absolute Beginners Using Visual Basic


We will introduce the Windows Phone 8.1 platform. Learn how to set up your system to start writing apps for the phone. We will discuss Windows Phone UI with XAML layout and events, navigation model, application lifecycle, and working with the Windows Phone Emulator. You will leave with a complete training package you can continue on your own.

Scott Spradlin has been involved in software development since the "olden days" before .NET was even conceived. He enjoys finding new ways for technology to help us have better lives. Computers should be our friends -- software makes that happen. If it doesn't, there's a failure to communicate.


Monday, July 28, 2014
5:30 - 6:00 pm Food and social
6:00 - 7:30 pm Presentation
Location:
Three City Place Drive
Suite 1100
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
[MAP]
Sponsor:


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  Discussions 

.NET meets Java meeting discussion, from Scott Spradlin, posted 9/25/2007 11:12 AM
Silverlight Session, from Sheila Shahpari, posted 4/3/2008 6:42 AM


  Beginner Developer Learning Center 

Microsoft recently launched the Beginner Developer Learning Center.  This is a great resource for anyone new to programming, or just new to development with the .NET Framework.


  Documents from Past Meetings 

 TitleOwnerCategoryLast UpdatedSize (KB) 
Craig Utley's October 31, 2005 Presentation Administrator Account 11/3/2005 Unknown Download
Denny Boynton's February 27, 2006 SOA Presentation Host Account 3/1/2006 589.17 Download
Denny Boynton's October 23, 2006 LINQ Presentation Administrator Account 10/24/2006 341.50 Download
Devin Rader's June 26, 2006 code Administrator Account 7/18/2006 272.82 Download
January Launch Event Materials Administrator Account 1/31/2006 7,839.74 Download
Todd Kitta, February 25, 2008, Office Business Applications Administrator Account 2/26/2008 1,262.67 Download
Todd Kitta's September 25, 2006 Presentation Administrator Account 9/27/2006 1,748.35 Download
Walt Ritscher's March 19, 2007 Presentation Administrator Account 3/23/2007 2,610.75 Download


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August 27, 2014 - Microsoft

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