BRDNUG Meeting: May 9, 2012


May .NET User Group Meeting

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 5:45 PM – 8:30 PM

Louisiana Technology Park Room 301, 7117 Florida Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70806 (map)

Sponsored By:

Antares At Antares, Our Vision is to be a true partner for our clients by offering superior quality technology consulting and custom software solutions. We are equally committed to creating a rewarding and nurturing workplace where our staff can grow personally and professionally.

Main Presentation:

All of jQuery

– George Mauer (Surge Consulting)
Are you using jQuery to its maximum? Do you know about $.extend? $.fn.toggle? How to make your own plugin? Have you really dug down into all that it offers? This session is focused on getting developers using jQuery to its full extent. A speedy intermediate level talk it covers the many surprising things you can do once you really explore this elegant library. This talk has been given at Houston Techfest and GNO.Net.

George Mauer is a software developer, speaker, entrepreneur, writer, and comedian with an interest in the various techniques that can make software simple, extensible, and communicative. He is the owner of Humble Pi Software and currently a senior developer with Surge Consulting. He co-hosts the weekly Virtual Brownbag and is a regular participant in the New Orleans .Net, Ruby, Php, and general developers groups.  He speaks regularly on C#, Javascript, MVC, Mercurial, and Agile at usergroups, conferences, and to his cat.

Lightning Round:

TDD with NCrunch

Elexis Poindexter (Antares Technology Solutions)
NCrunch is a tool for running automated tests continuously in parallel.  Developers who practice test driven development will find NCrunch increases efficiency and streamlines the “Red, Green, Refactor” process.   Elexis will demonstrate NCrunch’s features and best practices.

Elexis Poindexter is a software developer at Antares Technology Solutions where he specializes in ASP.NET Web Development.

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

ATTENTION: BRDNUG has moved to the Louisiana Technology Park for the April 11th, and all meetings afterwords.

The .NET User Group and the SQL User Groups have graciously accepted an offer by the Louisiana Technology Park to host the meetings there.

Louisiana Technology Park (map)
7117 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Phone: 225-218-1100