When: Wednesday 4th July 2012, doors open 6:00pm, meeting starts 6:30pm
Where: UWE (University of the West of England), Frenchay, Bristol (see FAQ for directions and a map) - Room 2q49
What: Take a free guided tour of Visual Studio 11 and .NET 4.5
Who: Gill Cleeren, Regional Director, MVP, Silverlight Insider and tourer of UK user groups
Why: Because it's the next version of Visual Studio and the .NET Framework. I don't think I really need to sell this one much, do I ?
How do I sign up for this meeting: Log in to the site, go to the Meetings page and on the top right hand side you will see a box "Register For A Meeting". Select the month in the drop down and then click on the Register link.
Together with Windows 8, at BUILD, Microsoft introduced developers to a new version of Visual Studio, currently named Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview and .NET 4.5.
This session will guide you to what’s new in both the new development environment as well as the new version of the core .NET framework. After seeing this session, you’ll be sure to know how your productivity with the new set of tools and frameworks will surely be improved!
Gill Cleeren is a Microsoft Regional Director, Silverlight MVP (former ASP.NET MVP), INETA speaker bureau member and Silverlight Insider. He lives in Belgium where he works as .NET architect at Ordina. Passionate about .NET, he’s always playing with the newest bits. In his role as Regional Director, Gill has given many sessions, webcasts and trainings on new as well as existing technologies, such as Silverlight, ASP.NET and WPF at conferences including TechEd Berlin 2010, TechDays Belgium, DevDays NL, NDC Oslo Norway, SQL Server Saturday Switserland, Spring Conference UK, Silverlight Roadshow in Sweden.
He also leads Visug, the largest .NET user group in Belgium. Gill recently published his first book: “Silverlight 4 Data and Services Cookbook” (Packt Publishing).