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Welcome to HDNUG!

Whether you are a regular or someone just coming for the first time, whether you are a long-time .NET developer or new to .NET development, everyone who wants to learn about .NET and network with other developers is always welcome to HDNUG.
Our monthly meetings (and we've now had over 100!) are always free and feature great technical content, pizza drinks ... and a fun time.

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6/8/2017      Python for .NET

Python for .NET

Featured Speaker: Denis Akhiyarov

Python for .NET (pythonnet) is a package that gives Python programmers nearly seamless integration with the .NET 4.0+ Common Language Runtime (CLR) on Windows and Mono runtime on Linux and OSX. Python for .NET provides a powerful application scripting tool for .NET developers. Using read more »

5/11/2017      TDD By Example

TDD By Example

Featured Speaker: Eric Burcham and Devlin Liles

Enough Hullabaloo about TDD. Come watch as we build a simple application from zero code. One of us has an idea what to build, the other is coming in completely cold. We'll struggle through the whole thing right in front of read more »

4/13/2017      Exploring the ASP.NET Core Runtime Components

Exploring the ASP.NET Core Runtime Components

Featured Speaker: Stephen Fulcher

Let's explore ASP.NET Core! In this session, we'll go through the request lifecycle in the ASP.NET Core runtime, focusing on the key runtime and extensibility types that control request behavior. We will look in some detail at the Middleware architecture. We read more »

3/9/2017      Code Reviews

Code Reviews

Featured Speaker: Jane Prusakova

Code reviews often become the Hunger Games of software development process. Long hours of code shaming and humiliation, never-ending dogma wars, temperature-raising tension on the team.
Yet, code reviews can be productive, fun, and a powerful tool to improve the developer community. Regularly reviewing other read more »

2/9/2017      The Software Does Not Work? Rewrite it!

The Software Does Not Work? Rewrite it!

Featured Speaker: Claudio Lassala

Outdated technology? Unmaintainable codebase? Politics? Those are just some of the reasons that cause software rewrites. Whether a rewrite is really what is needed or not, chances are we all work in such projects.

Do we rewrite the entire software? Can read more »