April’s lockdown gave a lot of us some extra time to play with and some people took it as an opportunity to learn new skills or start side projects. At the same time, I found myself working on a new project with people who barely spoke English, if at all. Online translators like Google Trainslate and DeepL.com have come a long way since the last time I wrote about language acquisition but I still don’t like to depend on them blindly so my learning project was to finally study the Spanish language after over 30 years living in Florida.Continue reading
So, I’ve decided to delve back into the subject and update my status as a .NET programmer. The first step is a quick review of the C# language. One resource that I can recommend for this is The C# Programming Yellow Book by Rob Miles. It’s just $0.99 for the Kindle version on Amazon.com and you can even get a free PDF version from the author’s website.
Part I – What is ASP.NET?
Learn about the difference between static and dynamic websites and how ASP.NET is used to serve dynamic content.
Part II – Getting Started with Visual Studio and ASP.NET
Installing Visual Studio 2013 Community and starting your first ASP.NET project.
Part III – Building and Publishing Your ASP.NET Application
Completing your ASP.NET project, testing it on on your local machine and publishing it to a hosting service.
Learning a new language has always been a challenging task whether you’re satisfying a class requirement in school, moving to a new country or adding a new language for work or recreation. The fact is that we take years to become proficient with our first languages from the time we’re learning to recognize language as infants through the time when we’re able to string sentences together as we reach school age. The expectations are much higher with a second or third language as most people would not want to take three or four years to be able to speak basic sentences and longer to communicate effectively in writing.Continue reading
We’re currently using Meetup.com to organize the group and enable people to sign up and stay informed on the latest meetings. The meetings are being held every two weeks in various locations and the intention is to alternate between presentations on various technology subjects and casual social gatherings where the members can relax, get to know each other and talk shop over food and drink.
So, if you’re in Ocala and have been looking for a group of like-minded I.T. people who will understand you when you talk about the latest programming tools or hardware, come join us!
Find us on Meetup.com … http://www.meetup.com/Ocala-I-T-Professionals/
On Twitter … https://twitter.com/OcalaITPros
On Facebook … https://www.facebook.com/OcalaITPros
Also, check out our site! … http://www.ocalaitpros.com