Canberra .NET User Group - The best meetup to learn .NET for free in Canberra
Upcoming Session Details
We meet on the Monday before the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 5.30pm. (Currently not happening due to COVID-19)
Microsoft Canberra Branch
6 National Circuit
There is no visitor parking at the office itself, but there is a very large open car park behind the office that is available for public use.
Why - 3 Great Reasons to Attend The .NET User Group
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- Build contacts
Every month, SSW hosts the Canberra .NET User Group, where developers come together to learn about the latest technologies from local and internationally renowned experts. Topics focus on .NET and other Microsoft technologies (Azure, DevOps, SharePoint, Power Platform, Xamarin, and more), full stack development (Angular, React, Blazor, and more), as well as exciting opportunities to learn about the latest industry trends and even tips on presenting from world class speakers.
Free to attend.
What people are saying
Developers are already good at writing code. Writing reams of code just digs you
deeper into an already deeply specialized skill. What I am proposing is that we
spend less time coding and more time developing skills in other areas that complement
our coding skills. Become a better writer. Become a better speaker. Improve your
personal skills. Participate in the community. Try to spend some time talking to
people instead of the compiler. That's how you distinguish yourself from your peers.
And that's ultimately how you become a better software developer, too.
Stuff we talk about?
- Web API
- CSS / HTML
- Azure DevOps and Scrum
- ALM tooling and processes (e.g. Continuous Integration)
- Office 365
- Power Platform
- Hot Sites
- Hot Blogs
Look forward to seeing you there!
I Would Like to Present
Most speakers present in all cities - Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and last is Sydney which is live streamed the recording is posted on tv.ssw.com a couple of days later.
Every month the User Group is full of highly technical early adopters of technology and our attendees are always open to seeing presentations on the latest technologies. We welcome companies and guest presenters to present new topics and new gadgets. We do encourage you to delve beyond the sales and marketing pitch and show us how it was built, not just why it was built. Here's a quick list of some tips for presenters:
- Presentation needs to be directed at a highly technical audience (No sales pitch)
- Introduce new technology
- Samples and giveaway prizes for attendees are great
- Prior to the meeting do a rehearsal - make a time with Adam
- Send a summary of your presentation for inclusion into the SSW Newsletter (one week prior to the User Group)
- Your session may be recorded by the guys from SSW TV straight from the projector cable. Very simpler for presenters
If you think you're up for the challenge and have something new to show us please
contact Adam Cogan.
Who Organizes It?
The User Group is organized by Adam Cogan. He also presents the news at the start of the session, and is the man to speak to about presenting. He also organizes the Sydney .NET User Group. He can be contacted at SSW on +61 2 9953 3000, by mobile on 04 1985 1995 - or by email.
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