10 January 2019
Learn how .NET Core 3 brings WPF and Windows Forms into the future with a modern runtime. See what’s new for WPF and Windows Forms, learn how to easily retarget your .NET Framework application over to .NET Core, and how to get these modern desktop apps to your users.
IMPORTANT: Your RSVP with full name is required to add your name to the building security guest list.
6:00PM - NETWORKING: Doors open, head to the room identified when you check in. Take the opportunity to mingle with your fellow community developers. We recommend you bring your own food or grab a bite before the meetup.
6:30PM - INTRODUCTION: Housekeeping, open mic and other community announcements & request.
6:45PM - MAIN PRESENTATION
Oren Novotny (https://twitter.com/onovotny) is Chief Architect, DevOps & Modern Software at BlueMetal, a division of Insight, and a Microsoft Regional Director. He is passionate about reducing friction in the development process and creating modern software solutions to solve complex business challenges. Named a Microsoft MVP for Windows Platform Development in 2014, Microsoft MVP for Visual Studio and Development Technologies in 2016, Xamarin MVP in 2016, member of the .NET Foundation Advisory Council in 2017, and a .NET Foundation board member in 2018, he has been writing code on the Microsoft platform since the days a 2400 baud modem was considered cutting-edge. His prior experience ranges from building identity solutions for global organizations, developing real-time trading systems dealing with massive amounts of data to the complex data models of equity derivatives and the regulatory needs of Medicaid claims processing. He believes that technology is meaningless in a vacuum and strives to show how the bleeding-edge delivers superior value to the clients’ bottom line.