October 2012 Meetup!!

Ahoy!

The October 2012 Meetup of The Windows Developer User Group is scheduled for October 15th from 6:30PM to 8:30PM @ TechColumbus. Please see details below & kindly RSVP.

Topic:
Windows Azure Mobile Services:  The Perfect Partner!

Abstract:
Building a robust, modern mobile application often requires a developer to not only focus on the front end user experience, but also backend services such as data storage, user authentication, and often push notification services.  This is often the tedious, less enjoyable aspect of building an application for many mobile application developers.  Windows Azure Mobile Services provides a scalable and easy-to-use “backend-as-a-service” for mobile applications.  In this session we’ll use Windows Azure Mobile Services to power a new Windows 8 application.  We’ll see how in just a few minutes we can have a ready-to-go application and service that provides scalable data storage, user authentication, and push notification support.

Speaker Bio:
Michael Collier serves as a Windows Azure National Architect for Neudesic, a Microsoft SI partner that specializes in Windows Azure.  Michael also holds the distinction of being one of the first Windows Azure MVPs awarded by Microsoft.  He has nearly 11 years of experience building Microsoft-based applications for a wide range of clients. Michael also enjoys speaking about Windows Azure and cloud computing strategies at local user groups, as well as regional and national conferences.  Michael is the founder of CloudDevelop, as well as the Central Ohio Cloud Computing User Group in Columbus, OH.  You can follow Michael  on his blog at http://michaelcollier.wordpress.com/ or on Twitter at @MichaelCollier.

Please RSVP on our Meetup site @ http://www.meetup.com/windowsdevug/. Come join us!

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