Introduction to Docker – Thursday September 22, 2016

dockerDocker is an open platform for developers and sysadmins to build, ship, and run distributed applications, whether on laptops, data center VMs, or the cloud.

In this session Nick Lyga will introduce the main concepts of Docker and discuss some issues you may encounter when using Docker for your applications.

Please join us at the Syracuse Tech Garden – 6:00 for pizza and soda followed by the presentation at 6:30 and networking!

unconfThe “UnMeeting” is back – 6:00pm!!!

We’re going to use the “UnMeeting” process again this year for program topics.  Please think of any and all topics you would be interested in attending this year including talks and weekend tech events. We’ll make a list and everyone will vote for their “Top Three Topics”!  Once identified, we’ll find presenters and “book it”!  This process begins at 6:00 so be there or be a “null value”!

 

teksyslogoThanks again to TEK Systems for Soda and Munchies!!!

Pizza + Soda + UnMeeting: 6:00

Presentation: 6:30 – 7:30

Please register on our meetup.com site here!

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Angular 2 – Thursday May 26, 2016

a2googleAngular is a development platform for building mobile and desktop web applications.  Angular 2 represents a complete rewrite of this very popular web framework.

In this session Andy Beaulieu will introduce the main concepts of Ng2 including components, services, component styles, templating and directives.

We’ll discuss some issues you might encounter when choosing this new framework for your next project.

Andy Beaulieu is a professional software developer and trainer with over 15 years of experience building applications for Windows and the Web. Located in Syracuse, New York, AndyBeaulieuhe is well versed in many technologies including JavaScript, WebGL, XAML, C# and ASP.NET. Andy is quick to embrace new development technology and has won several awards in programming competitions. He has been awarded a Microsoft MVP Award for Client App Development, and is a member of the Metro Insiders and Hybrid App Insiders groups.
Please join us at the Syracuse Tech Garden – 6:00 for pizza and soda followed by the presentation at 6:30 and networking!

Please Register on our Meetup.com page for this event!

 
Munchies provided by:

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Pizza and Soda: 6:00

Presentation: 6:30 – 7:30

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React.js – Wednesday April 27, 2016

reactjsReact.js is an open source JavaScript Library for building User Interfaces. React views are typically rendered using components that contain additional components specified as custom HTML tags.

 

Tonight’s presentation by Gus Cost will cover:

  • What is React and why use it?
  • Brief intro to JSX syntax and build toolchains
  • Using components to make a simple app
  • Debugging React applications
  • Optimize React applications with shouldComponentUpdate
  • Using lifecycle methods to integrate React with other technologies (I’d use the Kendo wrappers as a quick example of this)
  • Brief intro to using Flux and Redux as “the rest of the application”

Gus grew up in Rochester and graduated from RIT. He doesn’t have an official CS degree, but he has almost 10 years of experience building business and consumer software. By day he makes business applications for Raymour & Flanigan Furniture, often with React/Flux, TypeScript, and ASP.NET Web API.

Presentation notes: http://guscost.github.io/react-intro/

Please join us at the Syracuse Tech Garden – 6:00 for pizza and soda followed by the presentation at 6:30 and networking!

Please Register on our Meetup.com page for this event!

 

Pizza and Soda: 6:00

Presentation: 6:30 – 7:30

Munchies provided by:

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Introduction to Hadoop – Wednesday March 16, 2016

hadoopThe Apache Hadoop software library is a framework that allows for the distributed processing of large data sets across clusters of computers using simple programming models. It is designed to scale up from single servers to thousands of machines, each offering local computation and storage.

Our presenter Michael Fudge will show us the steps to get started with a Big Data project!

Please join us at the Syracuse Tech Garden – 6:00 for pizza and soda followed by the presentation at 6:30 and networking!

Please Register on our Meetup.com page!

 

Pizza and Soda: 6:00

Presentation: 6:30 – 7:30

Munchies provided by:

tophire

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Introduction to Laravel 5 – Thursday February 4, 2016

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Joint Meeting with Syracuse PHP Developers

Laravel is a free, open-source PHP web application framework intended for the development of web applications following the model–view–controller (MVC) architectural pattern.

The designers of Laravel combined the best of other web frameworks, including frameworks implemented in other languages, such as Ruby on Rails, ASP.NET MVC, and Sinatra to create a new framework that is becoming quite popular for development.

Tonight our own Fred Nelson will provide an overview of getting Laravel 5 up and running and discuss Laravel features including routing, forms, sessions, and database connections.  The presentation will close with an overview of currently available training.

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Please join us at the Syracuse Tech Garden – 6:00 for pizza and soda followed by the presentation at 6:30 and networking!

Please Register on our meetup.com page!

Pizza and Soda: 6:00
Presentation: 6:30 – 7:30

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Azure Web Apps – December 17, 2015

*** SYRACUSE TECH GARDEN ***

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Azure supports any operating system, language, tool, and framework— from Windows to Linux, SQL Server to Oracle, C# to Java. It puts the best of Windows and Linux ecosystems at your fingertips, so you can build great applications and services that work with every device.

Our presenter is our own Andrei Vieru!

Please join us at 6:00 for pizza and soda followed by the presentation at 6:30 and networking!


PLEASE register on our meetup.com site!

 

Refreshments Provided by:

tophire

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Windows 10 Universal Windows Platform AND UnConference Scheduling – October 27, 2015

*** NEW MEETING LOCATION ***

Windows 10 introduces the Universal Windows Platform (UWP), which further evolves the Windows Runtime model and brings it into the Windows 10 unified core. As part of the core, the UWP now provides a common app platform available on every device that runs Windows 10. This means you can create a single app package that can be installed onto a wide range of devices.

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Our Speaker Andy Beaulieu will provide an overview of the platform and also some “lessons learned” from a current project.

Pizza and Soda: 6:00
Presentation: 6:30 – 7:30
Unconference: 7:30 – 8:00

Click to Register on Meetup.com


unconfFollowing Andy’s presentation we’re going to schedule our upcoming sessions using an “unconference like” format.  Please come prepared to suggest presentations you would like to see AND presentations you could give to the group.

We’ll put it all together and everyone will “vote” and our programs will “emerge”!

 

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