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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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5/10/2018      Pain Free: Avoiding Shared Databases and Managing Test Data In The Cloud

Pain Free: Avoiding Shared Databases and Managing Test Data In The Cloud

Featured Speaker: Richard Flores

Are you and your team still using a shared database for development work? This can cause conflicts over schema changes and a breaking change can shut down your entire team. In this talk, we’ll read more »

4/12/2018      Geek on a Harley: The Chaos Tour Houston

Geek on a Harley: The Chaos Tour Houston

Featured Speaker: Russ Miles

Modern software systems are made up of many moving parts that can fail, that are then built on top of and integrated with systems that can also fail. Throw into this mix the need for these parts to be read more »

3/8/2018      Creating Built-In Extensibility

Creating Built-In Extensibility

Featured Speaker: Stephen Fulcher

Extensibility will significantly increase the value and power of software. In this session, we will define it and explore techniques for building in extensibility on the Microsoft stack. We'll consider things past, things present, and things to come. We will also investigate extensibility read more »

2/8/2018      Why Do We Want C#7?

Why Do We Want C#7?

Featured Speaker: Mark Reynolds

Just when you though it couldn't get any better, C# v7 bring 10 key new features to Visual Studio 2017. Each of these will be demonstrated in a practical example.

About Mark:
Mark Reynolds has been creating answers in diverse industries and disciplines read more »

1/11/2018      Two-Way Web Apps with SignalR

Two-Way Web Apps with SignalR

Featured Speaker: J Sawyer

Wouldn't it be nice if we could have full RPC-type functionality in our web apps, allowing us to call javascript code that's running on a page without require a round trip to the server? Or to feed frequently updated data to clients read more »