DotNetConf Viewing Party at Microsoft Reactor

Friday, September 14, 2018 - 16:00
London .NET User Group

.NET Conf is a FREE, 3 day virtual developer event co-organized by the .NET community and Microsoft. Over the course of the three days you have a wide selection of live sessions streaming here that feature speakers from the community and .NET product teams. It's a chance to learn, ask questions live, and get inspired for your next software project.

Join us at Microsoft's Reactor London tech hub to watch live-streamed DotNetConf content from tech speakers all over the world, plus food, drinks, great people and inspiring conversation.

The agenda for the evening:

16:00 Demos are cool, but it is time to talk about the real world! - Gabriel Lara Baptista

Microsoft tools and environment are incredibly fantastic and so do the demos we have! It is time to talk about the real world, discussing about how .NET, .NET Core, Visual Studio, VSTS and Azure makes the difference in real use cases.

17:00 What's new with F# 4.5 - Phillip Carter

Have you heard? F# 4.5 is out! This new version of F# brings some wonderful capabilities with Span<T> and lower-level programming, better stack traces for async programming, and much more. In this talk, you'll learn all about F# 4.5 and how you can use it today!

18:00 Cognitive Services in Xamarin Applications - Veronika Kolesnikova

Are you interested in machine learning, but don't know where to start? Worry no more! You don't have to have special education to integrate artificial intelligence in all kinds of applications fast and easy. I'll show you all benefits of Cognitive Services. You'll feel like a real data scientist.

19:00 A lap around - Maira Wenzel has completely changed how we do documentation at Microsoft. In this session, you’ll learn about the journey to open source the .NET documentation, including its API reference. You’ll explore and get tips on how to find what you need quickly and efficiently. You’ll understand how we’re using docs to build an even stronger .NET community and find out how you can take part in that by helping us make the .NET documentation even better in English or in your native language! This session will be first presented in English and then in Brazilian Portuguese.

20:00 Retro Computing with .NET - Miguel De Icaza

The command-line is back in-style and we've been building some cool tools to take advantage of the command-line on Windows, Mac, and Linux. In this session we will talk about the technologies that can help .NET developers create applications to be used from the command line or to create textual user interfaces that run cross-platform.

21:00 Have Your Pi and Eat It Too: .NET Core 2.1 on Raspberry Pi - Cam Soper

The open source, cross-platform design of .NET Core opens up all kinds of new possibilities for .NET developers. This talk teaches the attendee how to install the .NET Core runtime on the ultimate IoT platform, Raspberry Pi and unlock the potential of IoT devices for .NET developers!

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