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Windows 8 Camp–Ways to Prepare

When Windows 8 was announced at the BUILD conference back in September, it created quite a buzz among the developer community. By the spring of 2012, Windows 8 Developer Camps started popping up everywhere imaginable. I received a lot of questions from CTTDNUG members about whether or not we would be hosting one locally. If you recall my post about the Windows Phone/Azure Developer Workshop that CTTDNUG hosted back in March, you’ll remember that the biggest hurdle to overcome when planning this type ......

Project SET Day–Insights and Observations

A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of being able to participate in Conestoga College’s Software Engineering Technology project demo day as a guest judge, along with 4 other members of the IT community. This event is held every year at the end of April, and provides graduating students the opportunity to present their group projects to those in attendance, discussing the business problem it solved, the challenges they faced, how they addressed those challenges, and the future direction they have ......

Trials and Tribulations of Organizing A Full Day Workshop

Today I was finally able to post the registration site for an upcoming full day workshop that our .NET User Group had been anticipating for quite some time. Although this seems like a trivial thing to get head over heels excited about, getting to this point took months of planning, organizing, polling, budgeting, begging and cold calling. So pardon me while I round a few cartwheels to celebrate this milestone. When the good folks at Microsoft put forth the offer to the User Groups to host a full ......