15 Minutes of Fame

Our monthly meeting will be held at The Hub in Conshohocken, PA on Wednesday, July 19 from 5:30-8:00. Refreshments are provided courtesy of philly.NET.

This month is our annual 15 Minutes of Fame night. Each speaker will present a short topic for 15 minutes.

Our sponsor this evening is Workshop Mercantile, a provider or enterprise level training courses. This is a new startup from the folks that created the popular Hub locations for corporate meetings in Philly and the suburbs. We are meeting at their Conshohocken training facility. Parking is free in the garage beneath the building.

Note that food will not be served at this meeting. Please eat before you arrive or plan to join some of our crew at the Baggataway Tavern (https://baggatawaytavern.com/) at 8:15 pm (3 minute drive).

Strengths vs Weaknesses

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 5:30 pm
Anthony Verguldi

A different way to look at weaknesses.

Event Sourcing, Condensed

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 5:45 pm
Stachu Korick

Have you ever wanted to rewind your application’s state to a specific point in time? In this session, we’ll discuss change as a first-class citizen, along with Event-Sourcing, a system of storing each change to a system rather than simply modifying the internal state.

Intro to React

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 6:00 pm
Henry He

In my presentation, I am going to briefly talk about: what is react, why do we need react, and how a react application looks like.

15 Minutes to Kubernetes with Azure Container Service

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 6:15 pm
Jason van Brackel

Learn the basics to getting started with Kubernetes on Azure Container Service. Get setup and ready to run, with some links to learn more!

Azure Search

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 6:30 pm
Tim Plourde

Learn how to use this PaaS to quickly deliver advanced search engine functionality in your apps. Core concepts and use cases will be covered.

Service Worker Cache Polyfills

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 6:45 pm
Chris LoveMVP

Learn how to get the latest progressive web app techniques working on non-compliant browsers like IE and Safari.

Akka.Net – Scalable, Distributed Real-time Transaction Processing

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Ken Lovely

Everything in Akka.NET is designed to work in a distributed setting: all interactions of actors use purely message passing and everything is asynchronous. This provides a higher level of abstraction for writing concurrent and distributed systems. It alleviates the developer from having to deal with explicit locking and thread management, making it easier to write correct concurrent and parallel systems.

ASP.NET Core JavaScript Services

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 7:15 pm
Chris GomezMVP

Trying to marry a SPA framework to an http://ASP.NET backend? Wasn’t it tough? Did it feel like the pieces didn’t fit? http://ASP.NET Core JavaScript services aims to solve problems for folks who want to use common frameworks like Angular and React with an http://ASP.NET Core based backend.

Entity Framework Core

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Rob KeiserMVP

From Model to database, a quick overview of Code First Migrations using Entity Framework Core. We will setup a simple model and database context and show how to generate migrations to build a database.


Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 7:45 pm
Bill WolffMVP

webpack is a module bundler for modern JavaScript applications. When webpack processes your application, it recursively builds a dependency graph that includes every module your application needs, then packages all of those modules into a small number of bundles – often only one – to be loaded by the browser.

Hot Tech Trends 2017

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 8:00 pm
Mahesh ChandMVP

Mahesh is newly appointed as our Microsoft Regional Director where he just attended the Ignite Partner Conference. Come hear the latest news from the Microsoft channel.