Saturday, June 23, 2018

Coders Café - 2018-06-19 - Cendyn Spaces Boca - Understanding the real value of Open Source with nopCommerce - John Baluka Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Understanding the real value of Open Source with nopCommerce - John Baluka

Understanding the real value of Open Source with nopCommerce - John Baluka


Open Source. Developers hear about it a lot. What should you really look for and why?

John Baluka choose to study nopCommerce, which has led to some amazing opportunities. nopCommerce has a familiar architecture, a plug-in model, and an active community. This is a fast paced walk-through of the nopCommerce architecture and source code. More importantly, you will discover the many ways to get involved with nopCommerce, or any other open source software, to better your career and life.

John Baluka has been developing software with the Microsoft stack for 20+ years. For most of the last 10 years, John has been a sub-contractor, business owner, and a Dad. John enjoys researching and applying new technologies to real world examples.

See the Photo Essay, HERE 

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Palm Beach IT Users Group, 12 June 2018

Palm Beach IT Users Group
Meeting at and sponsored by:
ADT for business and home automation
6931 Vista Pkwy N, West Palm Beach, FL 33411
12 June 2018
Comments from Group Representative:
Thank you to our presenters Stephen Fick and Zullivan Basnuevo for hosting us at ADT's West Palm Beach office last night!

Stephen is the Small Business Sales Consultant point of contact, and Zullivan is the Small Business District Manager. 

I attached Stephen and Zullivan's contact information to this message.
If you or a client needs a security system setup, don't hesitate to call them and ask what they can do for you.

Most setups are completed same-day
  • Crew members on ADT's team have been working there for an average of 12 years. If you work with ADT, you will be able to build a long-term relationship with your contact.
  • If you call ADT, you get a human operator within 3 rings.
  • ADT does SMB's and home.
  • With ADT Pulse, you can control your business's security systems, lighting, climate control, and video through an app on your phone.
  • You can remotely open doors from your phone for after-hours attendees at your office, and view live camera footage to make sure that person is on-site.
  • They have a money back guarantee. If you try their service and don't like it, they will give you your money back up to 6 months after your service began. They first ask that you give them a chance to fix your issue to your satisfaction.

Thank you to everyone who was in attendance!
Harold Girdlestone
Further,  See the Photo Essay from the  event HERE.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Coders Cafe - 2018-05-15 - 6:30 PM - Building Solutions with Embedded Databases - Lucas Vogel

Building Solutions with Embedded Databases - Lucas Vogel

Hosted by Dave N. and 2 others


In this presentation we’ll talk about using embedded databases in web apps/APIs, look at high availability scenarios using Oracle Berkeley DB for .NET Core.

Lucas Vogel is a principal consultant and managing partner at Endpoint Systems, a Microsoft and Oracle Partner dedicated to building data-driven microservices, APIs and web apps and business solutions for customers worldwide.

See the Photo Essay of the Event HERE.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Coders Café: Why Azure Service Fabric Will Rock Your World!

Tuesday, April 17, 2018  6:30 PM
Cendyn SPACES - In the Atrium area, outside of M.E.A.T.
980 North Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL 
Another really great presentation at Cendyn Spaces / Coders Cafe. 

Check out the Photo Essay HERE

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Palm Beach IT Users Group, 03 Apr 80

Thank you to Nick Wolf presenting to us the business continuity solutions that Datto has to offer businesses through MSP partners!

For anyone who would like to speak with Nick directly about Datto's BDR business continuity solutions, including SIRIS 3 and Alto 3, and/or about becoming a partner, his email address is:

Also, thank you to everyone who attended the meeting tonight, as well as Jennifer at Windstream for hosting our meeting location.
The meetings are fully supported by collaborative efforts like these, and would not exist otherwise. Much appreciated!
Harold Girdlestone
See the Photo Essay HERE

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Coders Café Civic Hacking for Florida’s Future Rob Davis, 20 Mar 18

Additional comments and data from This evening' DotNetFla Coder's Cafe Host, Damian Montero.
We'd like to thank all that attended today's amazing event by Rob Davis
He mentioned some amazing links that I'd figured I'd let you know about:
The  Pompano Beach Hackathon on April 14th.
Prizes & details can be found here:
Slides of today's event:
More details about Code for Fort Lauderdale are here:
and Rob's twitter account can be found here:
We want to thank Dave Noderer and South Florida's Code camp for the Pizza and drinks as always at today's event.
Damian Montero
PHOTO ESSAY of this evening's event.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Coders Café - 02/21/2018 - Cendyn, Boca - 6:30 PM - What's New in C# 7.0 - Robert Barr

Coders Café What's New in C# 7.0 - Robert Barr


This meeting will demo and preview the lasted and newest features of Microsoft’s C# language. C# 7.0 now offers developers local functions, record types, pattern matching, non nullable reference types, immutable types, and tuples. The discussion will primarily focus on tuples and how C# developers can use this very hand option in their applications. Bio:

Robert Barr has been developing software since the mid-90’s and is currently a lead Web Developer for Wells Fargo bank. He’s been a C# programmer since 2000 when the language and framework stole him away from fulltime Java development. Robert Barr is also a Microsoft Certified Trainer who recently celebrated his 20 year MCT anniversary. He has published numerous articles and contributed to several books over the past two decades. Robert currently lives in Boynton Beach with his dog and best friend Luna.

Sponsored by Gravity IT Resources:

OK, the above was the Meeting subject matter.  Check out the PHOTO ESSAY to see what a great job Bob did !