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Join Jason Young, Carl Schweitzer, Jon Cwiak and Greg Levenhagen for a round table discussion about Microsoft //BUILD 2015. There were a lot of announcments and new bits released. The panel was lucky enough to attend BUILD and/or Ignite and is happy to join us for a recap.

Topics up for discussion! (In no particular order)

  • HoloLens
  • Windows 10 and Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps
  • Visual Studio Code
  • Visual Studio 2015
  • Android/Java and iOS/Objective-C in Visual Studio? (Bridges)
  • Project Spartan – Microsoft Edge – Microsoft’s new browser
  • What’s new in XAML
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • ASP.NET vNext changes
  • Continuum
  • BI in Azure PaaS
  • SQL Server 2016
  • Data Lakes in Azure
  • New Language Features
  • Microsoft Band SDK
  • DirectX 12
  • .NET and Win32 apps in the Store
  • Other?

Come join us for a great meeting!

Free Registration

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/microsoft-build-and-ignite-2015-recap-jason-young-carl-schweitzer-jon-cwiak-greg-levenhagen-tickets-16917128587

 When & Where

Wednesday, May 13th at FVTC Room F108

Networking @5:30 – Discussion @6:00

FVTC Maps and Floor Plan – http://www.fvtc.edu/about-us/fvtc-contacts-locations/locations-maps

Abstract

Have you ever wanted to get into Visual Studio Extensions to help automate building new projects? Sidewaffle is an open-source Visual Studio extension that lets you create your own templates using your own code without modifications. You’ll learn how to create Project and Item templates from your existing code. File-New-Project your way to personal and professional efficiency.

Free Registration

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/file-new-sidewaffle-carl-schweitzer-tickets-14795655203

When & Where

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Networking to start at 5:30 and the session will start at 6:00-6:10.

Fox Valley Technical College C140
1825 N. Bluemound
Room C140
Appleton, WI 54912

Parking Map and Campus Floorplans – http://www.fvtc.edu/about-us/fvtc-contacts-locations/locations-maps

Bio

Carl Schweitzer is a software engineering consultant with Skyline Technologies, and a Microsoft MVP in Windows Platform Development. He has a passion for mobile development and enjoys teaching and speaking on Windows Phone. A fan of technology, he loves learning new and applicable technologies in mobile, cloud, and the client environment. Carl is ever focused on developing and maintaining the finest software in the world, utilizing agile and best practice methodologies in software development.

Twitter @carlschweitzer – Company Skyline Technologies

Abstract

Greg Levenhagen and Jason Young have the fortune of being able to attend the Microsoft BUILD conference being held the first week of April. There are sure to be several announcements that will likely impact us as developers.

We will present and discuss whatever is coming our way! Please join us to help shape the discussion or to find out what has been announced and released.

Register

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/microsoft-build-recap-greg-levenhagen-jason-young-tickets-11130396315

When & Where

Fox Valley Technical College – Appleton Campus on April 9th (2nd Wednesday of the month)

Bio

Greg Levenhagen is a Microsoft MVP in Client Development and works as a senior software engineer consultant forSkyline Technologies. He has a great passion for giving back to the community, teaching and has worked on a diverse set of platforms using many different tools. He is a true enthusiast of computer science, with interests including mobile, web, architecture, parallel, testing, agile, UX, 3D/games, languages and more. Greg is a Microsoft Certified Trainer, Board member of ThatConference.com, Board member of the Northeast Wisconsin Developer Users Group, co-founder of the Northeast WI Agile Users Group, INETA speaker, IEEE and ACM member. You can find Greg at http://greglevenhagen.comhttp://devtreats.com and @GregLevenhagen.

Jason Young is a software engineer & architect, helping people create cool stuff with Azure & Windows 8. Technical Evangelist with Microsoft.