BRDNUG Meeting: August 17, 2011

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August .NET User Group Meeting

location:

At Louisiana State University, College of Engineering

Wednesday, August 17, 2011
5:45 PM – 8:30 PM

LSU – Patrick Taylor Hall Room 1119,
Patrick F. Taylor Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70803,
for directions see http://www.eng.lsu.edu/map.

Sponsored By: Microsoft UGSS
Microsoft UGSS

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George Mauer is a New Orleans-based developer and speaker with an heavy interest in building efficient and elegant software. A former senior developer for EPS Software, a current senior developer at Surge Consulting, and owner of Humble Pi LLC, he spends most of his time working with C# and Javascript building slick web-applications for occasionally satisfied clients. He has spoken at various usergroups and regional conferences and co-hosts the weekly Virtual Brown Bag meeting. He is additionally interested in Powershell, Ruby on Rails, Agile Development, Alt.Net, and anything else that gets product out the door quicker. He is also a sketch and improv comedy performer with several New Orleans-based comedy troupes but not very good with hecklers.

Lightning Round:
Paul Johnson – Publishing a Windows Phone Application

Agenda

5:45 pm – 6:15 pm: General Introduction/Food and Drinks
6:15 pm – 7:30 pm: Presentation
7:30 pm – until: Open forum for questions

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