Dave Noderer's Blog

October 2006 Entries

Miguel Castro at FlaDotnet.com in Miramar,FL

Thanks to Miguel Castro and INETA for a great user group meeting last Tuesday (2006-10-10).

Miguel gave his classic custom control presentation which opened my eyes to a few things. While I do lots of user controls, I've never bothered to make them into separate custom controls but will give it a shot!

One unusual thing about the meeting is that we spontaneaously had a fairly lengthy Q&A session before the meeting started. Miguel arrived and got setup an hour before the meeting started and as people wandered in they started asking questions... for almost 45 min!

Miguel has also volunteered to come and speak at the 3rd annual South Florida Code Camp on February 3rd, 2007. Our plan is to have two of the tracks in Spanish. The web stie and official call for speakers will be up in early November.

Dave Noderer

First Meeting at Citrix a big success!

Thanks to Citrix and Joe Healy for making our first meeting at Citrix a BIG success. The array of Microsoft Technologies comming down the pike is amazing! Thanks for the heads up Joe. There were a few things which I had not seen before like http://www.fiddlertool.com/fiddler/ for monitoring and inspecting web traffic. Especially useful for debugging web pages!!

Special thanks to Mirhir Patel, our sponsor at Citrix. Mihir worked very hard to get everything arranged, room, food and drink (courtesy of Citrix), setting up the meeting room and escorting people up to the
to the room. He was assisted by two other Citrix people, Senthil Baladhandayutham and Mohit Arora. Thanks to all!!

The other nice thing about the Citrix location is a large number of restarants and bars in the area making pre and post meeting networking very easy.