The Jacksonville Developer User Group pulled off an excellent code camp this weekend. It was a great opprotunity to catch up with friends, meet new ones, and learn some good tech!
My day started off as a volunteer at the registration table. We had a great group of volunteers...even if it was 6:30 in the morning...on a Saturday!
Our welcome sign...who says you don't need a code monkey?
After handing out badges, bags, and shirts for a couple hours it was off to my first class: SQL Server Complex Event Processing. This is the new StreamInsight technology that is part of SQL Server 2008 R2. Interesting stuff for streaming real-time data from various system...I'll need to dig into it a bit deeper.
Next it was off to learn about Functional Programming and then "Becoming a Rx Pusher with the Reactive Framework". The Reactive Framework talk was probably the most interesting of the day. It was presented by Jim Wooley who posts at ThinqLinq.com. The Rx framework looks extremely interesting in terms of how it handles asynchronous processing.
Of course, I had to visit my friends over at PR'UF. The PR'UF system was launched at this year's Code Camp and provides a better way to find the talented developers & architects you need. What makes PR'UF different? It uses reputable industry experts who
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