Roanoke Valley .NET User Group

The Roanoke Valley .Net User Group was formed to support the .NET users in the Roanoke Valley and beyond. We're a friendly group that welcomes both questions...and answers!

We meet on the first Thursday of each month at the Grandin CoLab, next to Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op on Grandin Ave.

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What's New


  1. January: Kafka® (Apache, not Franz)

    Thursday, Jan 03

    Presented by: Brian Lanham Kafka® is used for building real-time data pipelines and streaming apps. It is horizontally scalable, fault-tolerant, wicked fast. In this presentation we’ll learn about Kafka consumers and producers as well as Kafka streams.  We’ll build an application using Kafka and talk about different problems which may have a Kafka solution. For example, event/messaging bus, integration platform, and data migration are all problems with potential Kafka solutions.  Finally, we’ll address the age old conundrum: “I had a problem and solved it with Kafka. Now I have two problems.” After serving as a nuclear-qualified electrician for six years ...

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    Web Developer position at Ziiva, Inc.