May .NET User Group Meeting
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 5:45 PM – 8:00 PM
Louisiana Technology Park Room 301, 7117 Florida Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70806 (map)
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Introduction to Functional Programming
– Ross Murray
Functional programming is a style of programming, like object oriented programming. Its focuses include pure functions, immutability, and functions as values. Functional programming’s recent rise in popularity has it being used at companies like Facebook, Netflix and Twitter. In this session we’ll survey functional programming and discuss which parts we can use day-to-day.
Ross Murray is a recent CS graduate from Southeastern in Hammond. He has worked in C# since 2011 at St. James Technologies in Baton Rouge, mostly doing industrial data gathering. He is interested in programming languages, game development and colors.
New Features of SignalR 2
– Case Ahr (H&E Equipment Services)
Case is a former technical writer turned programmer. He has been a .NET developer for 12 years (since 1.1). He currently acts as the go-to UX designer/developer for internal web applications at H&E Equipment Services — one of Baton Rouge’s largest nationwide companies headquartered locally (across from Women’s Hospital). H&E was recently included in Forbes’ 100 most trustworthy companies in America.
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
Louisiana Technology Park (map)
7117 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70806