Async Goodness at Tech Valley .NET User Group

Posted March 5, 2012 9:14 AM Categories: .NET | Async | C# | Events | TVUG

imageI’ll be giving a session to the Tech Valley .NET Users Group (TVUG) Tuesday, March 13th at 6:30pm on the new async goodness that exists in .NET 4.5 and C# 5.0, as well as the Visual Studio Async CTP which can be used with Visual Studio 2010.  Here's the description:

Title: Writing Asynchronous Code Using .NET 4.5 and C# 5.0
Where: Tyler Technologies, Latham, NY
When: Tuesday, March 13th, 2012, 6:30-8:30PM

A variety of new features were added to the .NET 4.5 Framework, including support for easily writing asynchronous code. This session will introduce the concepts of asynchronous programming, .NET Tasks, how to ensure your UI remains responsive, and how to do all of this properly in your own applications using the new async and await keywords. If you’re looking for ways to provide a better, smoother experience for your users, don’t miss this session!

You will learn:

  • Learn about the pros/cons of asynchronous code
  • Learn how to write and use asynchronous code in .NET 4.5
  • Learn how to maintain a constantly available and responsive user interface

Hope to see you all there!

Multi-touch Madness Slides and Code

Posted January 13, 2010 9:52 AM Categories: .NET | Events | Multitouch | Surface | TVUG | Windows 7

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Thanks to everyone who attended my TVUG session last night!  I have uploaded the slides and code for this session which can be downloaded here.  Note that you’ll need Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 for most of the samples, and you will need to have the Surface Workstation SDK SP1 installed if you wish to run that sample.

Comments and questions are welcome, as always.  Thanks!

Multi-touch Madness at Tech Valley .NET Users Group

Posted January 8, 2010 2:44 AM Categories: Events | TVUG | Surface | Windows 7 | Silverlight | WPF | Multitouch

image For my fellow Capital District folks, I’ll be giving a session to the Tech Valley .NET Users Group (TVUG) this Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 6:30pm all about everything you’ve ever wanted to know about multi-touch in Windows 7 and beyond!  Here are the details….

Multi-touch Madness!

Where: Versa Trans Solution, Latham, NY
When: Tuesday, January 12, 2010, 6:30-9PM
Who: Brian Peek, Microsoft MVP - C#

Overview: Multi-touch technology is popping up everywhere, most recently in Windows 7 and various .NET technologies.  Windows 7 has been designed from the ground-up with multi-touch in mind, and the newest versions of WPF and Silverlight are multi-touch capable as well.  In this session I will take you through the 4 biggest areas of Microsoft multi-touch technology: Windows 7, WPF4, Silverlight, and Surface.  You will learn how to make your applications multi-touch aware and capable using each of these platforms, and learn where multi-touch is heading in the future with regard to Microsoft development.

Slides and source will be posted to my site and/or the TVUG site after the session.

Hope to see you all there!

Animated Musical Holiday Lights at TVUG

Posted November 14, 2008 11:57 PM Categories: .NET | Coding4Fun | TVUG | Events | Light Sequencer | Coding4Fun Book | Hardware

image I’ll be presenting a session on building your own holiday musical light show using Phidget boards and .NET at this month’s Tech Valley User Group.  I’ve previously written an article about this topic on the Coding4Fun site, and there will be a full chapter on this in our upcoming “Coding4Fun: 10 .NET Programming Projects for Wiimote, YouTube, World of Warcraft, and More” book.  Here are the session details…

Abstract: This month, learn how to build an animated light show set to music, much like the famous holiday light show videos you may have seen on YouTube.  This session will cover how to build the hardware, how to build the software, and how to combine them to create a synchronized musical show for your home.
When: Tuesday November 18th, 2008 - 6:30-9PM
Where: VersaTrans Solutions, Latham, NY

Hope to see you at the session!

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