Connecticut .NET Developers Group

Schedule Update

No meeting on Tuesday November 15th

Due to a conflict, the November meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday November 15th has been cancelled.

The next monthly CTDOTNET meeting will be held Tuesday January 17, 2017 at ADNET Technologies, LLC. There was no meeting scheduled in December.

I hope that everybody enjoys the upcomming holiday season. See you in the new year.

Conversations as a Platform: The Bot Framework

Tuesday October 18th 5:30pm - ADNET Technologies, LLC

Presented by Joshua Drew

Registration required: Register here Your registration helps us order the correct amount of food.


Wherever your users are talking, have a Bot ready to respond and interact. Ranging from text/sms to Slack or Office 365. Learn how to get up and running the Microsoft Bot Framework. Build, connect, manage and publish intelligent bots that interact naturally in all environments.

Joshua Drew

Joshua Drew is a Senior Technical Evangelist for Startups at Microsoft where he is responsible for the growth of the startup ecosystem in Greater Boston using Microsoft services. Joshua is able to provide Microsoft Startup programs to offset the cost of tools and services for the company. His technical background in application and cloud development using native languages and hybrid technologies allows him to help startups build and scale their products. As an evangelist, Joshua finds these startups and promotes them through online channels as well as into the larger Microsoft client network.

Develop An App In Just 60 Minutes And Then Deploy It To The App Store.

Tuesday September 20th 5:30pm - ADNET Technologies, LLC

Presented by Mark Lassoff

Registration required: Register here Your registration helps us order the correct amount of food.

Challenge: Develop an app in just 60 minutes and then deploy it to the App Store

Sounds impossible, right? Come join us for this exciting, interactive session where you’ll meet Mark Lassoff, Founder of LearnToProgram.TV. Develop an entire app in 60 minutes? That’s EXACTLY what he’s going to do. We’re inviting you to come along for the ride. You’ll learn a lot about mobile app development as Mark creates a complete app using HTML5, Javascript, CSS, jQuery and PhoneGap. This session is a great opportunity to learn about the app development process.