Summer .Net Events

Listed below are the various .Net events happening in the Cleveland area and surrounding region:

May Events
May 24: Cleveland C#/VB.Net User Group: Building Hololens Apps (
May 30: Cleveland User Experience: Exploring the New CSS with Eric Meyer: (

June Events
Jun 2: PGH Tech Fest (  Jun 5: ONSQL-Cleveland ( Jun 19: ONSQL-Akron (
Jun 20: Hudson Software Craftsmanship (
Jun 20: Cleveland Web Design and Development: Building apps with Blazor (
Jun 23: BSides Software Security Conference: (
Jun 23: Cleveland User Experience: Hands-on UX (
Jun 28: Cleveland C#/VB.Net…

February 2018 .Net Events

Cleveland User Group Events —Feb 13: “Advance Automation Strategies” —Feb 21: Hudson Software Craftsmanship Group (    —Feb 21: NEOISF ( —Feb 22: CLE C#/VB.Net: (

OhioRegional Events —Feb 3: SQL Saturday CLE(  —May 4: StirTrek (

October 2017.Net Events

Listed below are .Net events happening in the Cleveland area and surrounding region for October 2017

Local Events 
Oct 3: ON SQL User Group (
Oct 10: Cleveland .NET User Group (
Oct 19: Akron AITP (
Oct 25: Cleveland WDD (
Oct 26: Cleveland C#/VB.Net User Group (

Regional Events 
Oct 5-6: DogFood Conference (
Oct 14: Columbus Code Camp (

Exam 70-533 Study Resources

Windows 10 Developer Resources

With the launch of Windows 10 and Visual Studio 2015, developers around the world are becoming very excited about writing apps on the Windows Universal Platform.  To help with this growing need, Microsoft has provided a variety of free online resources:

Developer Tools Download:
What’s New for Developers in Windows 10:
Get Started:
Windows 10 courses on MVA:
Channel 9:

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 (
June 10: Cleveland .NET User Group (  
June 17: Cleveland WPF User Group (
June 18: Hudson Software Craftsmanship (
June 24: Cleveland C#/VB.Net User Group (
June 25: SharePoint User’s Group (   

Regional Events:
June 4: Security Summit (
June 13: Cleveland SharePoint Golf Outing (
June 13-15: Circle City Con (
June 14: SQL Saturday #299 (

July 11-12: CodeStock (
July 18: Cleveland GiveCamp: (

August 11-13: "That Conference&quo…

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.