Tuesday, November 16, 2004


Our next meeting is scheduled for:

December 6th with the main man, KEN LeFebvre!!!!

Ken is fabulous. Come see him be fabulous. We call him Ken the Fab.

Ken is also one of Microsoft's Super Heroes aka a MS Developer Champion!

Ken will be talking about .NET and Office Development. And if you think you've seen this one before, you aint seen nutin'!

Come check Ken out! For free! You won't be sorry!

CPVFUG proudly presents Andy Kramek and Marcia Akins

cpvfug.org -- CPVFUG proudly presents Andy Kramek and Marcia Akins for VFPtraining in Harrisburg, November 16 & 17! See site for details.

This is tonight and tomorrow night!!!

Monday, October 18, 2004

Next meeting alert!

Our next meeting is scheduled for:

November 1st with none other than...

We are extremely lucky to have the famous Ken Getz coming by to our humble abode to give us his talk on the new Enhanced GridView and DetailsView Controls in ASP.NET 2.0!
If you don't know (and shame on you), Ken has been around forever, writing articles, presenting at conferences, you name it, on everything from VB and Access to the latest and greatest versions of .NET.

Come check Ken out! For free! You won't be sorry!

FYI: Ken will be in town for one of the Advisor Dev conferences, which is located down in Baltimore. If you haven't been to one of these, you should go! They are jammed packed with lots of good technical info, for very little money. Well worth it! Here's the official line:

Move up to .NET the smart way at .NET ADVISOR LIVE, the technical conference where the top experts show how to work with Visual Studio .NET, Visual Basic .NET, Visual C#, ASP.NET and more!

Migration, development, integration, security, performance, tips, tricks and tons of code -- you'll get it all. Join the .NET community in Baltimore at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel, October 30 - November 4, 2004. Get all the details at

Tuesday, October 05, 2004

Cool Job Opp in Towson!

Exciting opportunity for an experienced Web Developer.

Great full time positions with benefits!

Required technical skills:

ASP, .Net, SQL Server 2000, C#, ADO.Net, HTML, XML, and JavaScript

Required experience:

3-5 years developing and designing enterprise-level, database driven websites, full life-cycle development, deployment of large distributed systems across multiple platforms, and providing architecture solutions for large scale distributed systems. Must be able to create and design user-friendly interfaces capable of handling high volume transactions

BS in Computer Science or equivalent preferred.

If this sounds like you, please forward your word resume to:

Lynn Eskite
PPS Information Systems Staffing
1420 East Joppa Road
Towson, MD 21286
410 823 5630 Receptionist
410 377 5901 Direct Line

Wednesday, August 25, 2004

Yet Another Job Opportunity

Here's another job opportunity, more of the network admin side of things....


Steve O'Connor of Raven Technologies is looking for a field engineer familiar with Cisco, Windows, and Citrix. If interested, Contact Steve for further info at 410-236-3804 or visit Raven Technologies.


Job Opportunity in Kansas

In case anyone is interested, here is a job opportunity in Kansas:


Dear David:

EFL Associates is an executive retained search firm based in Kansas City working on a search that you or your members may be interested in considering. We are assisting a client in finding an Application Development Manager with extensive experience managing a group of developers (10 staff) who work exclusively in the Microsoft Development Environment (.NET, etc.). The position is located in the Kansas City region. Principal responsibilities include directing the development and maintenance of a variety of leading edge systems. Primary systems are built on a Microsoft platform including .NET, Visual Studio, SQL, XML/XSL, SOAP, BizTalk, etc. The Company has recently completed a major modernization effort to eliminate mainframe based systems and is now considered a leading edge user of technology to help drive new business initiatives.

The primary focus of this role is to provide leadership to a well-organized group of technology professionals, continue to develop and deliver innovative, industry leading technology solutions and maximize the value of the Company's technology investments. The AD Manager will work with all levels of management and will have significant internal client interaction.

Please feel free to inform your membership of this opportunity. Those who may have an interest should contact:

PJ Beasley-Carlson
EFL Associates

Friday, August 06, 2004

Ken Gets a New Dream Job!

WOW! You guys remember our last presenter, Ken, right? Well, Microsoft has scooped him up and made him an offical MS presenter! He is now the

Developer Community Champion for Pennsylvania!

Check it out from his own blog: Along the Way...

Thursday, August 05, 2004

Microsoft Watch - News and Analysis on Microsoft Plans, People, Strategy and Products

Check this site out! Pretty cool if you're interested in the inside scoop on Microsoft.

Microsoft Watch - News and Analysis on Microsoft Plans, People, Strategy and Products

Events Home

Anyone who's been to one of Microsoft's local live seminars knows how cool they are. I plan to hit this one. The next local one is at the movies in Marley Station! They'll be talking about Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 and ISA Server 2004.

Let me know if anyone of you will be attending too! Click below to register!

MS TechNet Briefing at the Movies in Marley Station!

Wednesday, August 04, 2004

My First Blog Post

Hello to all MAPAMDUG members!

I've started a blog for more current communications to the group. So add this blog to your list of weblogs to read and you'll be kept up to date on the latest happenings within MAPAMDUG.

Thanks! See you all soon!