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Oct 30, 2012

Upcoming Events for October 30th, 2012

Here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next couple of weeks for the Mid-Atlantic area, as well as webcasts of interest…this list includes events imported from the UGSS event calendar, and user group events entered in Community Megaphone are also automatically synced to the UGSS event calendar:


Developing Azure Solutions with Visual Studio 2012
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 1:00 PM, Online
Online Event Icon Windows Azure represents Microsoft entry into cloud computing, supporting web site/service hosting, storage, relational databases, virtual machines, virtual networks and much more. This public cloud platform provides both power and flexibility. But to capture this power you need to have the right tools! This session will discuss and demonstrate the primary ways you can harness Windows Azure with the .NET platform. We’ll explain web and worker role development, packaging, deployment, and show how Visual Studio 2012 with the Windows Azure SDK can be used to develop for an manage Windows Azure.
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Gen Appathon
Friday, November 09, 2012 10:00 AM, Malvern, PA
View Gen Appathon on Bing Maps Bring your laptop and your brilliant ideas for that new Windows 8 app. We’ll help you code it. Gen Appathon is a free hackathon happening on November 9 in cities nationwide. It’s the perfect chance to build your dream app, or put the finishing touches on that app you’ve already started. Either way, you’ll get one-on-one support from Microsoft and community experts who can guide you at every step of the way. We’ll also award prizes for best Win 8 app, best Windows phone app, and best use of Azure. Register today and don’t miss this full day of coding, food, prizes and hands-on consultation.

Want to build a killer Windows 8 app? Want your app to be the first of its kind in the Windows Store? Here’s your chance to make it happen. Gen Appathon is a free, open code fest happening in cities nationwide. Put your skills into action and start that dream app, or perfect your existing app and get it ready for market. Microsoft and community experts will be available to help and answer all your questions. November 9 will be filled with coding, food, sharing, and prizes awarded for the best apps. We know you’ve got a great idea. Register today for Gen Appathon and get it done.
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Enable Agile Under Gov Waterfall
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 8:30 AM, Reston, VA
View Enable Agile Under Gov Waterfall on Bing Maps Government agencies typically struggle with leveraging Agile development practices due to their deep roots in waterfall project management and culture. However, GovDev is an open source, Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) Process Template that helps enable development teams to leverage Agile methods and tools, all while maintaining the requirements traceability and resource tracking necessary within Waterfall project/program methodologies. Agenda and registration here:
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Richmond SharePoint User Group October Meeting
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 12:00 PM, Richmond, VA
View Richmond SharePoint User Group October Meeting on Bing Maps Topic: Enhancing SharePoint 2010 for the iPad
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Want your events listed? You can add them here.

You can also add your events via the Community Megaphone web service API. You can get more information on the API, and how to sign up, at You can also email me for more information.

Tags: Windows 8, Hackathon, Windows Azure, Webcasts, User Groups, SharePoint

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