January SQL Server & .NET Joint User Group Meeting
Note: This is meeting will be held at the same time as the .NET User Group. However we will break into two sessions after the Lightning Round, which will be held in the Kitchen Area.
There will be great giveaways including Windows 7 Ultimate and Office 2007.
Location: Lamar Advertising
Address: 5551 Corporate Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Date and Time: 1/13/2010 5:45:00 PM
5:45 pm - 6-15 pm: Networking and Refreshments
6:15 pm – 6:30 pm: Lightning Round
6:30 pm – 6:40 pm: Introductions
6:40 pm – 8:10 pm: Break into two Sessions (SQL Server and .NET)
8:10 pm – until: Open Forum for questions and Raffle
Lightning Round (In Lamar Kitchen Area)
Presenter: Stephanie Thomas
Stephanie is a Sales Manager for WillStaff Worldwide in Metairie and has extensive experience as an IT recruiter.
Topic: Branding Yourself in a Tough Economy
In a tough economy it is important to prepare yourself for the worst. Stephanie will provide some tips for making yourself more marketable.
SQL Server Presentation (In Lamar Kitchen Area)
Topic: Database Normalization/Denormalization
Speaker: Thomas LeBlanc
.NET Presentation (Lamar Media Room)
Topic: The Busy .NET Developer’s Guide to Extending .NET Apps with Scripting.
Speaker: Ted Neward
Ted is an independent consultant specializing in high-scale enterprise systems, working with clients ranging in size from Fortune 500 corporations to small 10-person shops. He is an authority in Java and .NET technologies, particularly in the areas of Java/.NET integration (both in-process and via integration tools like Web services), back-end enterprise software systems, and virtual machine/execution engine plumbing.
Ever wished you could just put parts of your program in end-users' hands and let them build the infinite little changes they want? Ever thought about how you might make your application more robust by writing less code, not more? Embed a scripting engine into your application--complete with the safeguards necessary to ensure that users can't do anything they shouldn't be able to--and release yourself from the Principle of Perpetual Enslavement. This presentation will describe how to embed a scripting engine, discuss the pros and cons of the various ones available, and how to put enough safeguards around the scripts to make sure that your application can't be hijacked by bad users' scripts.