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Main Meeting: ASP.NET Performance Tips and Tricks - Kevin Griffin

3/11/2015 5:30:00 PM ( Add to calendar... )


Microsoft's Durham Office

4825 Creekstone Dr Durham NC

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Out of the box, ASP.NET can do a lot of amazing things. The tools and framework have grown to make mundane tasks, such as minification, simple to implement. Many times by using the framework as we were taught, opportunities to optimize pass us by. The reality is that underneath the covers, there is a whole world of easy tweaks we can implement to help ASP.NET perform at its peak.

In this presentation, we will walk through a slew of tweaks used to make ASP.NET perform in the best way possible. You will leave with a checklist of tasks that will instantly improve the performance of your web application!

Speaker: Kevin Griffin
Kevin Griffin has been working as a professional developer since 2006, where his first job was working on components for the Symantec security suites. Kevin is an independent consultant that specializes in helping businesses push their technology stack into the 21st century. He is the CTO of Winsitter, a service that takes the guesswork out of monitoring Windows Servers. Kevin spends a lot of time teaching and mentoring developers to learn new technologies and to be better developers. You can find Kevin speaking at conferences and user groups across the country.

Meeting Agenda: 

5:30-6:00 - Welcome/Food 
6:00-6:15 - Announcements 
6:15-7:45 - Presentation  
7:45-8:00 - Give-aways

Thank you to the March Main Meeting sponsor! 

F#/Analytics -> Intro to IBM's Watson

3/17/2015 6:00:00 PM ( Add to calendar... )


Met Life Incubator 2 (formerally Fidelity building)

5411 Page Rd Durham NC

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In this meetup, we are going to take a closer look at IBM's offering the Machine learning space -> IBM's Watson.  Rich Y Edwards from IBM will give a run through of it and answer any questions you have.  This will be a developer/api focused talk.


3/18/2015 6:00:00 PM ( Add to calendar... )


Progress Software (DataDirect)

3005 Carrington Mill Blvd Morrisville NC

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BrightstarDB is an open source, cross-platform .NET NoSQL database that can run as either a server or embedded in your application. It stores data as objects in a schemaless RDF (Resource Description Framework) triple store, implements the SPARQL query language, both W3C standards for Linked Data and the Semantic Web. But fear not, it can also be queried using LINQ and strong typing and there is even Entity Framework support with change tracking.


Speaker Bio:
Ian Cillay is a Senior Software Engineer for Applied Information Sciences in Raleigh, Delivery Lead for Cary's Code for America brigade, co-organizer for Triangle Open Data Day, and a frequent speaker at local technical events. He is so serious about programming that he won't consider any laptop where the keyboard requires a Fn key to access Home and End.

Global Azure Bootcamp

4/25/2015 9:00:00 AM ( Add to calendar... )


Wireless Research Center of North Carolina

3331 Heritage Trade Dr. Wake Forest NC

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We are going to host a node of Azure Global Bootcamp:

It will a be a day-long session of Azure information from local speakers. We will publish a session list as the day gets closer. Space is limited so if you are not sure about coming, please do not respond 'Yes'

If you are interested in presenting, please email jamie at

Main Meeting Location:

Microsoft's RTP Office

4825 Creekstone Dr, Durham, NC (map)

What is TRINUG?

A user group that brings together .Net developers and technology enthusiasts from around the Triangle of North Carolina. Membership ranges from brand new developers of .Net, to seasoned practitioners. Membership is always free and all are welcome.

What kind of Meetings and gatherings do you have?

  • We meet Every Wednesday!
  • A Main meeting where locally & nationally recognized speakers present. (2nd Wed)
  • SIGs (Special Interest Groups) discussions and deep dives that each meet once a month. (1st, 3rd, and 4th Wed)
  • Free, day-long events like RDU Code Camp.
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