# Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Thursday, August 21, 2008
All About the ASP.NET MVC Framework

Subject: 
You must register at https://www.clicktoattend.com/invitation.aspx?code=129953 in order to be admitted to the building and attend.
When it comes to design patterns, the MVC is the granddaddy of them all. First described in the late 70s, the MVC pattern remains very popular in the world of web applications today. In October 2007, Microsoft’s Scott Guthrie announced a new Model View Controller (MVC) Framework for ASP.NET. Ever since then, posts about it have spread about it like wildfire through the .NET blogosphere. There's usually at least 2-3 MVC stories a day that show up on DotNetKicks. At several tech conferences and community events around the country, MVC sessions have been standing room only. Just what is the MVC Framework, and why are developers so excited about it?
Come and join us this month as Peter Laudati, Developer Evangelist from Microsoft, breaks the MVC framework down for you. Peter will give us a quick tour of the framework, then peel back the layers and dive deeper into how it works. As part of that, he’ll spend time discussing the design and development practices that lead to the creation of the MVC framework. ASP.NET MVC provides a framework that enables you to easily implement the model-view-controller (MVC) pattern for Web applications. This pattern lets you separate applications into loosely coupled, pluggable components for application des

Speaker: 
Peter Laudati, Microsoft
Peter Laudati is a Developer Evangelist with Microsoft. In his current role, Peter works with the developer community in New York and New Jersey to support area user groups, code camps, and other events. Previously, he worked as a consultant in Microsoft’s services division. As a consultant, he worked on several application development projects and provided architectural guidance for large customers throughout the NY & NJ metro area. He lives with his family in central New Jersey and loves kayaking and biking at the Jersey Shore. Visit peter's blog at http://blogs.msdn.com/peterlau

Date: 
Thursday, August 21, 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 Ctr
1 to 50th St./Bway
N/R/W to 49th St./7th Ave.

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