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July User Group Meeting on Web 2.0 with ASP.NET

We are excited to announce July User Group Meeting on “Developing for Web 2.0 with ASP.NET”. We have invited Muhammad Fahad, Engineering Director at Folio3, to deliver a session. We would like to thank for taking out time for the community and we look forward for a fantastic show!

Date, Timings and Location:

Tuesday, 21st July, 2009, 4 PM to 6:30 PM at Microsoft Innovation Center, Karachi, Pakistan.

The event is now re-scheduled to 28th July, 2009, 5 PM at Microsoft Innovation Center.

Tentative Schedule:

  • Introduction
  • Web 2.0 with ASP.NET by M. Fahad
  • Refreshment
  • ReSharper License – Lucky Draw
  • Conclusion

Registration: 
The event is FREE and OPEN and every individual with some experience of working on web is invited. To participate please register by filling a form here.

About Topic:  
Most of the high traffic websites are already on Web 2.0 making it as a widely adopted standard. As Silverlight paves its way into the internet arena, Web 2.0 based websites are strong competitors for Flash/Silverlight based website. Its very important for legacy ASP.NET developers to move to utilization of client side scripting heavily. There are many options like jQuery, Dojo, Google Web Toolkit, YUI etc which can make utilizing client side scripting very easy.
We’ll explore a few of the above frameworks before starting a walkthrough session on using these frameworks with ASP.NET. We’ll also see examples of what can these frameworks provide for Web 2.0 compliant.
About Speaker:
Muhammad Fahad is an Engineering Director at Folio3 Pvt. Ltd. He holds his Bachelors in Computer Engineering from Sir Syed University. He is currently enrolled in the MS (SPM) Program from FAST-NU Karachi. His areas of interest include Mobil Application Development, Web 2.0, Enterprise Architecture & Design and Software Project Management.
Fahad has spoken in a number of companies and institutions as a Professional Partner to Microsoft in Pakistan. Moreover, he is a member of the IEEE Computer Society Karachi Section. He is also a member of ACM and has a rich experience in both organizing and speaking at various professional IEEE and ACM seminars and conferences.

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Review Copies Received from OReilly

OReillyBooks I’m pleased to share with all group members that recently we received two FREE review copies by OReilly as we all know that Emerging .NET Devs is supported by OReilly User Group Program. Following titles are received:

I would like to thank OReilly for supporting Emerging .NET Devs.

If you are interested in reviewing books, please email a request at edotnetdevs@live.com_nospam  indicating the book you are interested to review plus your profile. In return the reviewer are expected to write a review on book which we will publish on our UG blog and on some other websites.

UG BannerEarlier, we announced that we received some review copies from Wrox as well, if you are interested in reviewing any one of that, please feel free to send a request.

Remember that we will keep rotating the review copies so that maximum number of reviews can be submitted. Each reviewer can keep book for 1-2 months at max.