Monthly Archives: May 2012

May 17, 2012 – “C# The Hard Parts” Lab

Join us Thursday (05/17/2012) at 6:00 PM for free food and drinks. The lab begins at 6:30 PM, followed by some great giveaways, such as books, training, and software! Our meetings are held at 22 Century Blvd, Nashville, TN (map).

Topic: C# – The Hard Parts

In this lab, we are going to tackle some of the newer, more difficult to grok features of the C# language such as dynamics, lambdas, and co- and contravariance. If we’re lucky, we may get into asynchronous and parallel programming. Come prepared!

May 10, 2012 – Josh Bush – Intro to Knockout.js

Join us Thursday (05/10/2012) at 6:00 PM for free food and drinks. The lecture begins at 6:30 PM, followed by some great giveaways, such as books, training, and software. Our meetings are held at 22 Century Blvd, Nashville, TN (map).

Topic: Intro to Knockout.js

Knockout.js is one of many client side frameworks aimed at making it easier to create rich and interactive applications. This session will get you started writing javascript that is easier to write and maintain. We’ll walk through cleaning up your DOM spaghetti and reducing the need for complex jQuery selectors. Javascript is fun again.

Speaker: Josh Bush

Josh Bush is a Sr. Software Engineer with 8 years experience developing software for the healthcare and financial and industries. He is passionate about web based technologies utilizing the latest that HTML5 and javascript have to offer. Josh has developed and maintains a few open source jQuery plugins. You can read the occasional blog post from Josh on his website at http://digitalbush.com or follow him on twitter (@digitalBush).