March 2016 Meeting - Christos Matskas

Published on 24 February 2016

Aberdeen Developers are pleased to present a talk by Christos Matskas, on Thursday 24th March 2016 at the Robert Gordon University.

Microsoft's ASP.NET Core 1.0 is going to rock your world

ASP.NET Core has been rewritten from the ground up to be the best web development platform for Windows, Mac, and Linux. You can now use your favorite editor to create faster, leaner and more memory efficient ASP.NET applications that work everywhere. In this session, you'll get an introduction to the major advancements and an overview of what's changed and what's stayed the same. You'll also get the chance to see how you can leverage all the new front-end tooling like npm, Bower, Grunt and Gulp to manage your application. This is going to be session full of demos and information that promises to rock your world!

In addition, Christos will be presented a bonus lightning talk entitled:

Becoming an awesome Open Source contributor

Are you a developer that wants to give back to the open source community? Perhaps you're already a seasoned contributor but you want to get better? Or you want to join the open source movement because, well, OSS is the future? Just look at all the cool tech built with OSS: Node.js, BootStrap, ASP.NET etc. Join Christos Matskas to learn about the many ways to contribute, key development tools in OSS projects and tips about what it takes to become a succesful first time contributor and collaborator in this welcoming and open community.

Eventbrite - Aberdeen Developers .Net User Group - March 2016 Meeting

Speaker Bio

Christos Matskas is a software consultant, author, blogger and speaker. A Microsoft MVP on Visual Studio and Development Technologies, he's a passionate Open Source advocate and a regular contributor to numerous projects. His portfolio includes collaborations with some of the biggest companies in the industry such as MarkIT, Lockheed Martin and Barclays. He's been building software for over 12 years and loves to work closely with the community through speaking at conferences, mentoring and teaching programs.

Agenda - Thursday, 24th March 2016

  • 1800 - 1825: Arrival and registration
  • 1825 - 1830: Introduction
  • 1830 - 1930: Microsoft's ASP.NET Core 1.0 is going to rock your world.
  • 1930 - 1945: Bonus Lightning Talk - Becoming an awesome Open Source contributor
  • 1945 Onwards: Questions & Answers followed by Prize Draw

Location and Directions

Venue: Room N309, Riverside East Building, Garthdee Campus, Aberdeen, Aberdeen City AB10 7QQ, GB

Directions: Map showing Garthdee Campus

Prize Draw

All attendees will be entered into a prize draw, with the chance of winning one of the prizes from our fantastic sponsors.

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