This coming weekend on 18 April 2015, the Northern Virginia Code Camp will be hosting it’s Spring event at the Reston Microsoft Technology Center with 30 speakers covering various aspects of development across several different technologies and platforms.
The session listing is available here: http://www.novacodecamp.org/Sessions.aspx
If you’re interested in registering for the event, you can do so by hoping over to the registration site here: http://www.nvite.com/novacc15/edda
If you’re interested in updates about the Northern Virginia Code Camp, follow their twitter handle yonder under the name of @novacodecamp
Definitely worth your time on a Saturday morning to learn something new, network with others in the technology community and gather perspective on different ways of approaching technology problems.
So you’re still catching up on getting certified on Microsoft technologies that your clients and customers are using … may want to consider either switching over to ludicrous speed or just skipping ahead to the next iteration of Visual Studio exams.
Why praytell? Well Microsoft is retiring the exams on 31 July 2013. They (Microsoft) may consider pushing the exam retirement date, but for now that’s when they’re going bye bye.
So what exams does this apply to?
- 70-511: TS: Windows Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4
- 70-513: TS: Windows Communication Foundation Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4
- 70-515: TS: Web Applications Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4
- 70-516: TS: Accessing Data with Microsoft .NET Framework 4
- 70-518: Pro: Designing and Developing Windows Applications Using Microsoft .NET Framework 4
- 70-519: Pro: Designing and Developing Web Applications Using Microsoft .NET Framework 4
For more information on this topic, check out the Born to Learn blog yonder at: Update on Visual Studio 2010 Exam Retirement Dates