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Looking to discover something new in Azure? Or maybe further your understanding of Windows Server 2016? We have all that and more in our round-up of the coming month’s Microsoft and community events. Know of a UK event that isn't listed here? Let us know via @TechNetUK!

Last updated: 19th July 2018

UK Dev IT Pro Event Calendar Summer of Data & AI in Azure
19th July, London. Free.
Attend the Microsoft Data and AI Summer Meetup to hear about new services and feature announcements. Plus, get a deep dive from Microsoft customers including Heathrow Airport, and partners including ElastaCloud and Databricks.
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UK Dev IT Pro Event Calendar Putting the R into data science
19th July, Southampton. Free.
Whether you’re interested in picking up another language, or you need to understand what those new data scientists have written and how you go about implementing their crazy new algorithms in your front-end, this session will take you through the R fundamentals, drawing comparisons against other languages, and give you a load of tips to make getting started easier.
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UK Dev IT Pro Event Calendar Community Lightning Talks & PowerShell Module Best Practices
19th July, London. Free.
Chris Gardner will be hosting a session on PowerShell Module Best Practices, followed by lightning talks from members of the community.
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UK Dev IT Pro Event Calendar An introduction to Microsoft Bot Framework + Cognitive Services
26th July, Leeds. Free.
We'll cover the basics, including what tools you can use and where to go in order to get started. Then we'll see how we can use Microsoft Cognitive Services to sprinkle AI magic on your chatbots and turn them from simple command-line pretenders to useful tools that customers will love. Come along and become a chatbot builder for your organisation today!
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UK Dev IT Pro Event Calendar Microsoft Teams Direct Routing and New IP Phones
26th July, London. Free.
This MUCUGL we'll have an update of all the SfB and Teams news, what's landed in Microsoft Teams so far, and what's still to come. Joining us we have Graham Cropley, who will give us an overview of Microsoft Teams Direct Routing, and Adam Jacobs, who will take us through the latest news in new IP Phones for Microsoft Teams and new IP Phones for Skype for Business. Hope to see you there!
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UK Dev IT Pro Event Calendar Twitter Sentiment Analysis in Python
27th July, Nottingham. Free.
In this workshop, we will be looking at various ways organisations are using Twitter to understand their customers. We will run live code and extract data from live Twitter feeds and work together in pre-processing the data and performing sentiment analysis on the data. Python with be our favoured tool in this workshop.
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UK Dev IT Pro Event Calendar ASP.NET Performance in the Javascript Era
29th July, Leeds. Free.
This primer will cover some essential ground on how to approach measuring website and web app performance, along with some quick wins, through to some more lower-level technical nuances with HTTP2, compression, and header management, and finally putting all our tools together to comprehensively and continuously keep a watchful eye on your performance metrics.
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UK Dev IT Pro Event Calendar APIs on the Scale of Decades & Performance in the Javascript Era
5th August, Sheffield. Free.
August session will be split into two talks, "APIs on the Scale of Decades" by Gary Fleming and "Performance in the Javascript Era" with Benjamin Howarth.
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UK Dev IT Pro Event Calendar CosmosDB, Azure Functions, and PowerBI!!
7th August, Oxford. Free.
This session will cover Cosmos DB’s main features in the context of an Aircraft tracking use-case developed by endjin. We will cover the benefits that made Cosmos DB the right choice to support a global, mission-critical application. There will be a live demo of the solution architecture, operational system, example queries, and performance optimisation strategies.
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UK Dev IT Pro Event Calendar CosmosDB, Azure Functions, and PowerBI!!
7th August, Oxford. Free.
This session will cover Cosmos DB’s main features in the context of an Aircraft tracking use-case developed by endjin. We will cover the benefits that made Cosmos DB the right choice to support a global, mission-critical application. There will be a live demo of the solution architecture, operational system, example queries, and performance optimisation strategies.
Register here
UK Dev IT Pro Event Calendar APIs on the Scale of Decades & Performance in the Javascript Era
7th August, Sheffield. Free.
The August session will be split into 2 talks, "APIs on the Scale of Decades" by Gary Fleming and "Performance in the Javascript Era" with Benjamin Howarth.
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UK Dev IT Pro Event Calendar Rethinking compilers with live coding
8th August, London. Free.
I’ll show interesting aspects of a live coding environment for The Gamma, its functional F# implementation and explain how the compiler differs from textbook examples. Along the way, you'll see practical code samples interesting for both web developers and programming language enthusiasts.
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UK Dev IT Pro Event Calendar Birmingham Data Platform - Power BI & Powershell
9th August, Birmingham. Free.
Join us for 'Power BI, compelling data stories' with Prathy Kamasani (MVP), and 'Powershell in SQL Server' with Rob Sewell (MVP).
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UK Dev IT Pro Event Calendar How to Hack Your App Using SQL Injection
9th August, Taunton. Free.
This session will show how easy it to expose private data using SQL injection. It'll then go on to discuss steps you should take to secure your information. This session is a must for all developers that write database access code.
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UK Dev IT Pro Event Calendar Two topics - Intro to Xamarin and Intro to Orleans
14th August, Manchester. Free.
Join Dot Net North for talks on Xamarin and Microsoft Orleans.
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UK Dev IT Pro Event Calendar A PowerShell challenge
16th August, London. Free.
In this session we'll go through how you can approach automating complex tasks using PowerShell and show what you can do with it. We'll go through a complex real world example (4000+ lines) and discuss the challenges and solutions to these challenges.
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UK Dev IT Pro Event Calendar Using AI to filter mobile app content
22nd August, Worcester. Free.
In this session we will look at cloud-based AI services and how they can be used in a mobile app built with Xamarin (although the concepts apply for native, React Native and PhoneGap apps as well).
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UK Dev IT Pro Event Calendar The Twelve Factor App Methodology
30th August, Leeds. Free.
In this presentation we will look at what a Twelve-Factor App is, and demonstrate how to meet the requirements when creating .NET applications. We will show examples using .NET Core, Brighter and Darker, authoring code to meet these requirements and show its deployment using containers.
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UK Dev IT Pro Event Calendar Hands-on: Functional Mobile App Development with F#
4th September, London. Free.
This will be a hands-on session, so please bring a laptop. Further details TBC.
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UK Dev IT Pro Event Calendar Azure In Action - CosmosDB, Functions and ServiceBus in Perfect Harmony
10th September, Hereford. Free.
Do I use TableStore or CosmosDB? Would BlobStore be better? Should I host a full-fat .Net service in a VM, or stand up an ASP.Net Core WebApi? What about functions? In this talk I describe how at Landmark we made these kind of decisions as we implemented some new features in our product.
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UK Dev IT Pro Event Calendar Automating Windows Servicing using Azure solutions & Community tools
10th September, London. Free.
I'll walk your through how to create an automated solution for WaaS using Microsoft Intune. To spice it up, OMS, Azure Automation, Powershell and community tools are added to the mix. With this you'll have tools, knowledge and inspiration to start building a solution that suit both your need environment.
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UK Dev IT Pro Event Calendar Pilot Decision Management, and Chatting with Bots
11th September, Oxford. Free.
Featuring "Pilot Decision Management" by Clifford Agius and "Chatting with your Data" by Matt Nield.
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UK Dev IT Pro Event Calendar Birmingham Data Platform - Agile development for BI, and documenting Power BI
13th September, Birmingham. Free.
Join us for 'Applying Agile and Behaviour Driven Dev to BI work' with John Matthews, and 'Automating SSAS and PowerBI Documentation' with Steve Powell.
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UK Dev IT Pro Event Calendar DevOps, Dev Data and the GDPR, and Azure Analysis Services
18th September, Bristol. Free.
Alex Yates will be presenting DevOps, Dev Data and the GDPR: 5 Solutions.
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UK Dev IT Pro Event Calendar Docker Containers with Martin Beeby
27th September, Derby. Free.
Details TBC.
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