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.

 
 

What's New

Events:

  1. March Meeting: Event-Driven Serverless Azure Functions

    Thursday, Mar 02

    Presented By: Sidney Andrews Azure Functions is the newest way to write code without managing server instances, runtimes or the other boring stuff. Do you need a GitHub webhook right now? Azure Functions can do it! Need a test HTTP API? Azure Functions got your back! Are you evil and want to run PowerShell code when someone issues a PUT request? I don’t know what’s wrong with you, but Azure Functions can do that (and Bash too)! Come to this talk where we will explore Azure Functions, what it can do and what you can build using it. If you ...
  2. April Meeting: Browser Security for Web Developers

    Thursday, Apr 06

    Presented By: Steve Albers Modern browsers offer a host of features for securing your web application. In this talk we take a look at ten browser features that help you write secure web applications. Steve Albers is a software developer and technology fan focused on web technology, system integration and performance. By day he looks at clouds for Applied Information Sciences.
  3. May Meeting: Kafka For .NET Developers

    Thursday, May 04

    Presented By: Kevin Feasel Apache Kafka is a distributed publish-subscribe messaging system which can scale out to handle millions of messages per second. In this talk, we will cover the basics of this powerful system, including general architectural and design principles. We will also build a .NET project which uses Kafka to produce and consume messages quickly and efficiently. Kevin Feasel is a Data Platform MVP and database engineer with Catallaxy Services, where he specializes in T-SQL and SSIS development, performance tuning, and pulling rabbits out of hats on demand. He is the lead contributor to Curated SQL (...
  4. June Meeting: Get a Handle on Your Smart Home and IoT Data With Azure

    Thursday, Jun 01

    Presented By: Ben Crouse Smart Homes and IoT devices produce heaps of data, but most systems don't capture that data in a way you can use it. Come to this presentation to see some ideas of how you can aggregate all the data your devices are producing and make some sense of it. In this presentation you will learn how to use Azure to create a dashboard that will let you save and view the data from your devices. We will discuss some of the features in Azure that are well suited to building a custom solution for monitoring Smart ...