Wednesday, March 18, 2009

GLUGnet Meeting Thursday March 18 2009 at Michigan State University

 

Following is information about GLUGnet’s March meeting:

Date: Thursday, Mar 19

Time: 6pm – 8pm

Location: 1260 Anthony Hall, MSU

Topic: An Introduction to Castle ActiveRecord, or How to Stop Writing CRUD

Nobody likes writing CRUD. After writing an obscene number of methods and stored procedures you are left with a mountain of repetitive, error-prone, data access code. Wouldn't it be great if you could spend that time writing actual business logic instead of being a plumber and writing the same old data access code? In this talk Michael Eaton will introduce you to an open-source framework called Castle ActiveRecord that will help you write less data access code and be more productive.

Speaker:

Michael Eaton is an independent consultant who lives in southern Michigan. Since 1994, Mike has been designing and implementing high quality, robust solutions using Microsoft technologies including .NET and SQL Server. When not working on projects or spending time with his family, he enjoys blogging, playing World of Warcraft and hanging out with friends.

www.glugnet.org

Sponsors for this month’s meeting:

· telerik

· Redgate

· liquidweb

· Devexpress

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