Vermont Software Developer Alliance May Meeting with Thom Robbins from Microsoft!

Wednesday, May 17, 2006

Speaker – Thom Robbins, Microsoft New England
Topic – Trends in Software Development

Software development is changing at light speed. Gone are the days of single person development. Team based development with faster cycle times and quality code are becoming a driving force in the industry. Of course that doesn’t negate the need for security and standards. Well it may look murky but there are several trends that every software developer should keep an eye on as they build their careers. Join us to see what the future may hold.

Thom RobbinsSpeaker Bio: Thom Robbins is a Developer Evangelist with Microsoft in New England, and part of the MSDN Developer Program. He is a frequent speaker at events, including VS Live. Thom is also a regular contributor to various magazines including Visual Studio.Net, .NET Magazine and XML Web Services. He spends his time working with developers in New England. When not writing code he spends his time with wife Denise at their home in New Hampshire.

Date:    May 17th, 2006
Time:    12:00 – 2:00 pm
Place:    Courtyard by Marriott
            175 Hurricane Lane
            Williston, VT

Plenty of free parking
Map & directions

12:00 – 1:00      Lunch and Informal Networking
1:00 – 2:00        Presentation & Discussion

Lunch will be provided free of charge to members who RSVP at least 24 hours prior to the event. Non-members who RSVP at least 24 hours prior to the event can pay $10 which will cover the meeting cost and lunch cost.  To RSVP, please email [email protected]. Alternatively, feel free to bring your own lunch.

Three copies of Eric Sink’s “The Business of Software” will be given away to lucky attendees.  Thanks to A Press for donating these books. 
The Business of Software

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