Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Net-related events in the Cleveland area and Midwest region

Listed below are .Net-related events happening in the Cleveland area and Midwest region for June... and beyond:

.Net-related User Groups:
June 4: ON SQL User Group (www.ohionorthsqlserverug.org)
June 10: Cleveland .NET User Group (www.bennettadelson.com/ComingEvents.aspx)  
June 17: Cleveland WPF User Group (www.ClevelandWPF.info
June 18: Hudson Software Craftsmanship (http://hudsonsc.com)
June 24: Cleveland C#/VB.Net User Group (www.clevelanddotnet.info
June 25: SharePoint User’s Group (www.sharepointCleveland.com)   

Regional Events:
June 4: Security Summit (https://www.informationsecuritysummit.org/)
June 13: Cleveland SharePoint Golf Outing (http://www.sharepointcleveland.com/default.aspx)
June 13-15: Circle City Con (http://www.circlecitycon.com/)
June 14: SQL Saturday #299 (http://www.sqlsaturday.com/299/eventhome.aspx)

July 11-12: CodeStock (http://www.codestock.org/)
July 18: Cleveland GiveCamp: (http://clevelandgivecamp.org/)

August 11-13: "That Conference" (http://www.thatconference.com/)
August 15: CloudDevelop (http://clouddevelop.org)
August 27-29: DevLink (http://www.devlink.net)

September 29-30: "Dog Food Conference" (http://www.dogfoodcon.com/)

Visual Studio “14” CTP released

On June 3, 2014, Microsoft released Visual Studio “14” CTP (Community Technology Preview).  Listed below are some useful links relating to this release:
 

Downloads: Download the Visual Studio “14” CTP (also available on MSDN subscriber downloads). Alternatively, save some time and use the provided VM in Azure.

Blogs & Release Notes: Read announcements by Soma & Brian. Check out the team blogs, including Visual Studio, Web Dev (web tooling), Web Dev (ASP.NET vNext), Entity Framework, C#, VB, and C++. See the Visual Studio “14” CTP release notes for a list of new features. Discuss on Facebook & Twitter.

Known Issues: This release should be installed in a test environment, such as a VM or a clean machine. Do not install on a machine with another version of Visual Studio installed. For other known issues, please see the Visual Studio “14” CTP KB.

Feedback: Submit bugs through Connect, suggestions on UserVoice and quick thoughts through Send-a-Smile in the Visual Studio IDE.

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Local & Regional October Events

Local Events
10/1: ON SQL User Group (www.ohionorthsqlserverug.org)
10/8: Cleveland .NET User Group (www.bennettadelson.com/ComingEvents.aspx
10/10: Cleveland Riak (http://www.meetup.com/Cleveland-Riak)
10/12: Techie Family Meet & Play (http://www.meetup.com/UX-Akron/events/141530432/)
10/15: Cleveland WPF User Group (www.ClevelandWPF.info
10/16: Software Engineering 101 (https://swe101october2013.eventbrite.com/)
10/16: Hudson Software Craftsmanship (http://hudsonsc.com
10/22: Cleveland C#/VB.Net User Group (www.clevelanddotnet.info
11/22: Build Highlights (https://msevents.microsoft.com)
12/4: Monetization of Real-World Windows Apps (https://msevents.microsoft.com)

Regional Events
10/23: Azure Dev Camp – Columbus, OH (https://msevents.microsoft.com/)
11/2: CODODN – (http://cododn.azurewebsites.net)
11/2: SQL Saturday: Kalamazoo, MI (http://www.sqlsaturday.com/256/eventhome.aspx)
11/9: Raleigh Code Camp (http://codecamp.org/)
11/20: Windows 8 & Windows Phone Hands-on-Lab (https://msevents.microsoft.com)
11/21-22: Dog Food Conference: (http://dogfoodcon.com)
12/7: SQL Saturday: Washington DC (http://www.sqlsaturday.com/233/eventhome.aspx)
4/26: Kalamazoo X: (http://kalamazoox.org)

Object reference not set to an instance of an object when using HTMLEditorExtender

Question: While working on an AJAX-enabled application, I got "Object reference not set to an instance of an object when using HTMLEditorExtender". How do I fix this?



Answer: Add a register page directive referencing the AjaxControlToolKit. This is in addition to the steps mentioned at http://www.asp.net/ajaxLibrary/AjaxControlToolkitSampleSite/HTMLEditorExtender/HTMLEditorExtender.aspx

Sunday, July 07, 2013

July 2013 Local and Regional Events

Local Events
7/2: ON SQL User Group (www.ohionorthsqlserverug.org)
7/9: Cleveland .NET User Group (www.bennettadelson.com/ComingEvents.aspx)
7/16: Cleveland WPF User Group (www.ClevelandWPF.info)
7/17: Hudson Software Craftsmanship Group (hudsonsc.com)
7/23: Cleveland C#/VB.Net User Group (www.clevelanddotnet.info)
7/24: Cleveland SharePoint User’s Group (www.sharepointCleveland.com)


Regional Events
7/12-13: Codestock – Knoxville, TN (http://codestock.org)
7/19-21: Cleveland GiveCamp – Cleveland, OH (http://clevelandgivecamp.org/)
8/12-14: That Conference-Wisonsin Dells, WI (http://www.thatconference.com/)
8/28-30: DevLink - Chattanooga, TN (http://www.devlink.net)
8/30: CloudDevelop – Columbus, OH (http://www.clouddevelop.org/)
9/15: SQL Saturday – Pittsburgh, PA (http://www.sqlsaturday.com/250/eventhome.aspx)

Friday, May 31, 2013

June 2013 Local and Regional Events

Local Events
6/4: ON SQL User Group (www.ohionorthsqlserverug.org)
6/11: Cleveland .NET User Group (ww.bennettadelson.com/ComingEvents.aspx)
6/14: CLE SharePoint Golf Outing: (http://clesharepointgolfouting.eventbrite.com/#)
6/15: Web SIG: Intro to HTML5 (http://www.gcpcug.org/websig)
6/18: Cleveland WPF User Group (www.ClevelandWPF.info)
6/19: Hudson Software Craftsmanship (hudsonsc.com)
6/25: Cleveland C#/VB.Net User Group (www.clevelanddotnet.info)
6/26: SharePoint User’s Group (www.sharepointCleveland.com)


Regional Events
6/1: Pittsburgh Tech Fest (http://pghtechfest.com/)
6/8: SQL Saturday – Columbus (http://www.sqlsaturday.com/217/eventhome.aspx)
7/12-13: Codestock – Knoxville, TN (http://codestock.org)
8/12-14: That Conference - Wisonsin Dells, WI (http://www.thatconference.com/)
8/28-30: DevLink - Chattanooga, TN (http://www.devlink.net)