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Speaking at Ann Arbor .NET 5th Anniversary Meeting February 9th

Posted by Keith Elder | Posted in .Net, Speaking | Posted on 27-01-2011

Last year I received an email from the leaders of the Ann Arbor .NET User Group (AADND http://aadnd.org/) asking me if I could make the trip up to Ann Arbor, MI and speak at their 5th anniversary meeting.  I checked the calendar and quickly agreed for a chance to get back to Ann Arbor where we lived for eight years.  Thus on February 9th I’ll be in Ann Arbor speaking to the group and getting to visit with a lot of friends I haven’t seen in awhile.  Here’s what I’ll be speaking on:

Talk Title: Building the Nullius Filius of Twitter and Facebook in Silverlight, RIA Services and Entity Framework


Let’s imagine for a minute Twitter and Facebook had a passionate love affair and produced a child (nillius filius) named Johnny. Although Johnny was born from web-based parents there was a genetic defect that caused Johnny to be born a Rich Internet Application (RIA). In this talk we are going to look at the lessons, trials, tribulations and successes Johnny had growing up being a Rich Internet Application. Hopefully we’ll answer the question: “Is Johnny happy with himself or does he wishes he was born from different parents so he wasn’t a RIA.”

If we’ve met face to face at one point or another and you live within 50 miles of Ann Arbor I fully expect you to be there! (kidding)

Help the organizers plan by RSVP’ing here:


Also check out the giveaways! This should be a great event with great food, prizes and a very sub-par speaker that promises nothing except he will take a bath before showing up.

See ya there!

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