Canberra .NET User Group - The Best Place to Learn .NET for Free in Canberra
Upcoming Session Details
Dec User Group : Common mistakes in EF Core15 Dec 2021 (12:00 AM - 12:00 AM AEDT)13 days to go
Presenter:Jernej JK Kavka
Dec User Group : Common mistakes in EF Core with Jernej JK Kavka
When JK worked with many different clients and projects, he frequently heard "EF Core is slow" or "We should do this in raw SQL" only to realize they haven't used EF Core correctly.
JK will show you how to improve your EF Core statements as well as how various configurations impacts the performance and scalability of your application. You'll be blown away at how small changes can significantly impact not only the performance but also stability of the application.
About the Speaker:
Jernej Kavka (JK) is a Microsoft AI MVP, SSW Solution Architect, and organizer of several user groups like APAC AI and Global AI The Podcast. JK is a full-stack .NET developer, but his passion lies in Azure Cognitive Services, AI and machine learning. He is the main architect behind SSW's virtual receptionist - SophieAI: https://sswsophie.com
He is also very active in the developer community and enjoys speaking at conferences like NDC, DDD, as well as User Groups and Hack Days.
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.
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Every month, SSW hosts the Canberra .NET User Group where developers meet to exchange ideas and listen to presentations by local and international industry experts. Topics focus on .NET development, SharePoint, Xamarin, Cordova and general ALM strategies. We also love discussing the latest industry news and exciting new trends.
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What people are saying
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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
- 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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