CINNUG will accept nominations for the following positions at the September meeting:
- Lead Director
- Three Additional Directors
- Main responsibilities
- Speaker Coordinator
Only Supporting Members can nominate/be nominated!
Eligibility to nominate/be nominated: Attended 3+ of last 6 meetings (including September)
Elections will be held at the CINNUG meeting, October 26th.
Eligibility to vote/be elected: Attended 3+ of last 6 meetings (including October)
In addition to the Directors nominations, Randy Pagels, from Microsoft, will show us how to Kill Bugs Faster using
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Advanced Diagnostics (IntelliTraceTM and Test Automation).
Mike Wood will give a grok talk about the LinqPad tool.
The CINNUG team
What's in this Newsletter?
- September CINNUG - 09/28/10
- October BitSlingers - 10/04/10
- October CinArc - 10/21/10
- Software Quality Fire Starter - 10/09/10
- Houston Tech Fest - 10/09/10
- Columbus Code Camp - 10/16/10
- Southwest Ohio Give Camp - 10/22/10 - 10/24/10
- NWA Code Camp - 10/23/10
- Microsoft Certified Career Conference - 11/18/10
- Our sponsors - they pay for the pizza
September CINNUG - Kill Bugs Faster using Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Advanced Diagnostics (IntelliTraceTM and Test Automation) by Randy Pagels
Tuesday, September 28th - 6:00PM; Social Time - 5:30PM - MAX Technical Training - Mason, OH
Randy Pagels is a Sr. Developer Technology Specialist and part of the Developer Platform and Evangelism tools team covering the Heartland District (MI, OH, KY and TN). He will show us how to Kill Bugs Faster using Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Advanced Diagnostics (IntelliTraceTM and Test Automation).
Microsoft Test and Lab Manager enables testers to collect more detailed diagnostic data during a test run leading to higher quality bugs that provide more insight to the developers on what actually went wrong when the bug occurred.
The grok talk about the LinqPad tool will be given by one of our directors, Mike Wood.
Monday, October 4th - 6:00PM- Panera Bread - Mason Montgomery - Mason, OH
What is BitSlingers?
This is an informal meetup of people interested in learning from one another. Bring your laptop and pair up with someone to work on an open source project, learn a new technique, or even dabble in a new language. There is no agenda or specific topic, just a time set aside for people to pair.
The meetup officially kicks off at 6:00PM, but lasts until the last pair breaks up, or they kick us out. Feel free to come and join us for as long, or as short, of a time as you want to.
NOTE: There will be no food provided, but hey, we're at Panera.
Thursday, October 21st - 6:00PM - MAX Technical Training - Mason, OH
Come join this new special interest group as we discuss topics related to software architecture.
This meeting is run using an open discussion or open fishbowl technique where the attendees are encouraged to share their thoughts with everyone while keeping the meeting from becoming a free for all. :)
What topic will we cover? Well, that's up to the attendees!
As usual, pizza will be provided at no charge thanks to our sponsors!
CINNUG Software Quality Fire Starter
Saturday, October 9th - 8:30AM to 5:00PM - Microsoft Office, Mason OH
Whether you consider yourself a craftsman, a professional or simply a developer who cares about what you are doing building quality software is probably on your mind.
One would think that quality software is the goal in any project, but it always seems like there are hurdles in the way.
CINNUG is hosting a day long special event devoted to Building Quality Software. We'll cover topics like unit testing, performance and load testing, continuous integration and more.
In addition to our presentations we will host a panel at lunch to have an open discussion on the main topic of Software Quality.
Registration opens September 9th at http://cinnug.eventbrite.com.
Houston Tech Fest (HTF)
Saturday, October 9th - 8:00AM to 6:00PM - University of Houston Main Campus - Houston, TX
The agenda is set for HTF. Check it out as there is something for everyone.
The Website for Houston Techfest 2010 is now open for Pre-Registration. They had 853 attendees last year and are looking to break 1000 this year!
They have a great line up of speakers this year with over 80 presentations on the Agenda. Their Keynote speaker is Venkat Subramaniam.
This is the single largest event in the Central Region. Register now so you can come out and be part of the awesomeness!
Southwest Ohio Give Camp
Friday, October 22nd thru Sunday, October 24th - Miami VOALC - West Chester, OH
Give Camp is a weekend-long event where software developers, designers, and database administrators donate their time to create custom software for non-profit organizations. The only limitation is that the project should be scoped to be able to be completed in a weekend.
If you are a developer/designer/project manager looking to make a difference and use your skills to assist others, this is the place to be October 22, 23, 24, 2010!
Please visit the Volunteer section to get signed up!
Columbus Code Camp
Saturday, October 16th - Starts at 9:00AM - TechColumbus - Columbus, OH
Code Camp is a relatively new type of community event (following the Code Camp Manifesto) where developers learn from their peers. All are welcome to attend and speak.
Sessions will range from lightning talks to chalk talks to more formal presentations. There will be a mix of presenters -- some will be experienced public speakers, some may be making their first-ever public presentation.
If you have something you're passionate about as a developer, please share it at the Columbus Code Camp. They are currently looking for speakers.
- Have a php configuration hack you love?
- Figured out a better way to debug linux USB drivers?
- Found a way to navigate a Windows registry in lisp?
- Got a one-liner shell pipeline that you can type by muscle memory?
- Have a pattern you can't live without?
- Figured out a better way to count story points with a .NET widget?
Sign up to share it! Click on the Proposals tab at http://columbuscodecamp.com and tell them what you'd like to talk about.
NWA Code Camp
Saturday, October 23rd - 8:00AM to 5:30PM - Tyson World Headquarters - Springdale, AR
This year the Northwest Arkansas Code Camp is aligning this event with the Tyson Development Conference, a 2 day internal conference for Tyson Foods.
Tyson is sponsoring this event by providing the venue and keeping some speakers from their conference another night so they can present at this event.
This year we will celebrate the growth of our community with the addition of new tracks for Project Managers, Designers, and more.
Microsoft Certified Career Conference
Thursday, November 18th - Virtual Event
On November 18th, jump-start, re-start, or catalyze your career at the Microsoft Certified Career Conference.
The Microsoft Career Conference is a virtual event for anyone where you can meet potential employers, hone your technical knowledge, acquire job-seeking skills, network with fellow professionals, and glean career advice from real-life experts in the field.
- Career Fair - Meet employers seeking technically skilled professionals
- "Soft Skills" sessions - Learn resume-writing secrets, interviewing tips, marketing yourself in a digital world, and more
- Technical sessions for IT Professionals, Developers, and Office power users based on Microsoft Official Courses, delivered by MCTs and courseware authors
- People and Technology - How new and upcoming technologies present career challenges-and opportunities
- Exam review sessions - Prepare for your MCP and MOS certification exams
- And more-join our Facebook event page for agenda and speaker updates as they happen
Special offer for Microsoft Certified Professionals: use promotional code MCP50 for a 50 percent discount on your registration fee if you register
by September 23.