Subject: You must register at https://www.clicktoattend.com/invitation.aspx?code=129952 to be admitted to the buildingFive technical presentations, with a panel of judges including Mary Jo Foley1. Zino Lee: Introduction to F#We will see what F# is and what features/differences there are between F# and "imperative" languages like C# 2. James Curran: Castle MonorailMonoRail is a MVC framework for Web Development inspired by ActionPack. It is part of the large Castle Project which includes the Windsor IoC container and the ActiveRecord data mapper. 3. John Carnevale: Upgrading Legacy CodeLearn how to read the code and determine a path of action to be taken with the code upgrade. See how to evaluate what could be upgraded, what to rewrite and when to start all over from scratch. 4. Bill Fugina: Arithmetic in Generic ClassesBill will show some examples of the benefits of doing arithmetic in generic classes and some utility classes and interfaces that make it extremely easy to do so5. Gerardo Arevalo: Casual and More Hard-Core WCFIn his demonstration, Gerard is going to quickly build a pair of WCF client applications to demonstrate the use of the MVP design pattern to guarantee a contract with the clients and facilitate unit testing
Speaker: Zino Lee has been working on wall street investment banks for the past 12 years, and doing .NET for 4 years. Currently the VP and manage a group that takes care of all GUI work for a trading desk. In graduate school at NYU James did some OCaml work when F# project started. James M. Curran is a Senior Developer at BarnesAndNoble.com and as a hobby, the Owner/Operator of NJTheater.com which is being converted into a MonoRail based site (under-development version viewable at www.njtheater.org). Previously, he was a Microsoft MVP for VisualC++.John Carnevale is working at Purvis systems stationed at the FDNY converting legacy code to .NET for the Starfire system. Bill Fugina works as a software developer for Coleman Insights, a music industry market research company in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. He visits the office three or four days each month and otherwise telecommutes from his home office in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn. Gerardo Arevalo is relatively new to the New York (Tri-State) area. He is from El Salvador, lived in North Florida, then packed up for the North East to be closer to the techno
Date: Thursday, July 17, 2008
Time: Reception 6:00 PM , Program 6:15 PM
Location: Microsoft , 1290 Avenue of the Americas (the AXA building - bet. 51st/52nd Sts.) , 6th floor
Directions: B/D/F/V to 47th-50th Sts./Rockefeller Ctr1 to 50th St./BwayN/R/W to 49th St./7th Ave.
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