BRDNUG Meeting: February 10, 2021 (YouTube and Discord)

When: Wednesday, February 10, 2021 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Where: Attendees join via Youtube or Discord

Note: This is a .NET User Group meeting only. SQL User Group will be meeting on January 20th.

Lightning Presentation: Building an MDX-Driven Documentation Site with Gatsby
Presenter: John D’Oriocourt

Show how Gatsby and MDX can be used together to create a documentation site where all content pages are generated using Markdown syntax and embedded JSX for custom React components.


John Is a software engineer that graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University and has been working as a consultant since 2013. His work mainly involves developing public websites for governmental agencies and internal websites for managing personnel. In addition to learning new ways to create websites, he is also an avid NBA fan and enjoys playing both tabletop and video games.

Main Presentation: Microservices: Why Big Tech Uses Them
Presenter: Andie Andrews

Andie will be presenting Microservices: Why Big Tech Uses Them, sharing her experience working with microservices to decompose a large scale monolith application.


Andie is a fullstack software engineer who has been in the technology industry for over 15 years. She is MCP certified and is a Microsoft Certified Specialist in C#. Andie is a native of Louisiana and worked in Baton Rouge area for most of her career. She currently works for Paylocity and has done so for the past 4 years. Paylocity is a large technology company based out of Chicago, IL that develops HR and Payroll Management software.

5:30 pm – 5:45 pm: General Introduction
5:45 pm – 7:00 pm: Presentations
7:00 pm – until: Open forum for questions