Ottawa IT Community Awards Night Tonight

Ottawa IT Community logoThe Ottawa IT Community Awards Night takes place tonight (Tuesday, June 30th), and if you want to attend, you’ve got until 4 p.m. to register!

It’s hosted by these four groups:

The event will honour the partners and members of the groups who helped make 2008/2009 another great season for developers, IT pros and DBAs. It’ll have free food, some great competition and draws for prizes,

It takes place at the Yuk Yuk’s in downtown Ottawa (292 Elgin Street, under Hooley’s) and runs from 6:00 p.m. until about 9:00 p.m.. If you’d like to attend, you need to register.


Ottawa Code Camp: Saturday, May 2nd

Ottawa Code Camp - Saturday, May 2, 2009 - Algonquin CollegeCreative Commons photo by 416style.

If you’re in the Ottawa area and want to sharpen your .NET development skills and meet other .NET developers, you’ll want to come to the Ottawa Code Camp taking this place this Saturday at Algonquin College. The Code Camp will feature three tracks, spanning twelve sessions in the agenda:

  • Advanced C# “Birds of a Feather” Session
  • Building Applications Faster by Using Dynamic Access Modifiers
  • The Busy Developer’s Guide to .NET 3.5 SP1
  • Doing “It” with Team Build 2008
  • How to Start Developing for Sharepoint
  • How and When to Use Agile Methods in a Dinosaur Organization
  • Introduction to IoC with Entity
  • The Microsoft Sync Framework
  • Mono EC2
  • Tools and Techniques to Debug Live .NET Applications
  • Top 10 Umbrellas
  • Windows Services Down and Dirty

For details about the sessions and when they’ll take place, see Ottawa Code Camp’s Sessions and Agenda pages.

Like the other Code Camps, the Ottawa Code Camp is an event organized by and for the developer community, and registration is free – all you have to do is sign up to attend. Whether you’re an experienced .NET developer or just curious about Microsoft’s developer tools and tech, you should be at Ottawa Code Camp!