BRDNUG Meeting: January 10, 2018

January .NET User Group Meeting

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 5:45 PM – 8:00 PM

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

Sponsored By: TBA


Main Presentation:

Getting Started with Xamarin

James Alt (State of Louisiana)

In this walkthrough we’ll go through the steps for getting started with Xamarin. We will cover the basics of Xamarin, creating your first cross platform app and techniques for shortening the development cycle. We will also discuss tips for creating simple APIs in Azure and how you can set up CI/CD easily for your apps.

James Alt is an Enterprise Architect for the State of Louisiana, working on modernizing software development practices across the organization. On the side he owns a small consulting company, Alterity LLC, specializing in mobile app development for local/regional businesses. Outside of work he’s a father and a husband and enjoys running for some unknown reason. He dabbles in beer making and guitar playing and serves as President of the Baton Rouge .NET User Group and an active member of the Baton Rouge SQL Saturday Planning Committee.

Lightning Round Presentation:


Andy Perkerson (Web Developer and Dreamer of Dreams, ShoppersChoice)


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
Phone: 225-218-1100