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Upcoming Events:

Geek Speak Toastmaster - A Toastmasters group for everyone.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 7:30:00 AM ( Add to calendar... )


Carlisle Place

4721 Emperor Blvd Durham NC

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Keeping Trash Out of Our Databases

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 6:00:00 PM ( Add to calendar... )


USPS Bulk Mail Facility Building

1 Floretta Pl Raleigh NC

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** cross-posted with TriMOUG meetup **
Elaine Cahill will present: Garbage In Garbage Out: Keep the trash out of your database

Inspired by a SQL example where a non-validated SSN number caused parts of the LOB to be unusable until it was fixed.

Protect the integrity of your data:

Choose the best data types and field size for the fields in your tables and use field validation rules.

Don’t even try to send badly formed data to the back-end. Catch it up front with the Validation Rule property for controls and input masks.

How to test the validation rules. How to use the Expression Builder available since Access 2010.


Elaine is a .Net developer and Business Analyst for the State of NC. She has been an active member of the Triangle .Net user group (TriNUG) for many years.


We begin the meeting with pizza, socializing, and a Stump-the-Chumps session. The presentation begins at 6:30.

Main Meeting: A Developer's Look At Microsoft Hololens - Rob Zelt

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 5:30:00 PM ( Add to calendar... )


Microsoft's Durham Office

4825 Creekstone Dr Durham NC

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In January 2015 Microsoft announced a class of product called Microsoft Hololens, an augmented reality platform based on Windows that blends virtual with reality. In this session we'll look at a few Hololens demos to show some potential scenarios using the recently released developer version and then dig into some of development tools. No, you will not be able to try it on, but you will see how you can apply many of the tools you may be using today to platform of tomorrow.

Speaker: Rob Zelt
Rob is a Principal Software Engineer at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. With a strong background in web, mobile, and cloud technologies. He enjoys applying his experience to increasing productivity and providing solutions to challenging problems. A 5 year Microsoft MVP award recipient, ASP Insider and active participant and speaker in the software development community.

Meeting Agenda: 

5:30-6:00 - Welcome/Food 
6:00-6:15 - Announcements 
6:15-7:45 - Presentation 
7:45-8:00 - Give-aways

Thank you to the July Main Meeting sponsor! 

Data sig: Triggers 101 with a pragmatic example of an Audit Log - Ken O

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 6:00:00 PM ( Add to calendar... )


Progress Software (DataDirect)

3005 Carrington Mill Blvd Morrisville NC

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Triggers 101 with a pragmatic example of an Audit Log Ken will introduce the concept of triggers in SQL Server and discuss when they may be of use. Then he'll walk through a pragmatic example of using some triggers to spin up your own Audit Log.

Data sig: AngularJS data service options - Greg

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 6:00:00 PM ( Add to calendar... )


Progress Software (DataDirect)

3005 Carrington Mill Blvd Morrisville NC

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We'll take a look at the basic approach to configuring a data service in AngularJS, then explore several options for getting data. Examples of JSON object in code (for initial dev), NodeJS, ASP.NET MVC, and ASP.NET Web Service.

Main Meeting Location:

Microsoft's RTP Office

4825 Creekstone Dr, Durham, NC (map)

What is TRINUG?

A user group that brings together .Net developers and technology enthusiasts from around the Triangle of North Carolina. Membership ranges from brand new developers of .Net, to seasoned practitioners. Membership is always free and all are welcome.

What kind of Meetings and gatherings do you have?

  • We meet Every Wednesday!
  • A Main meeting where locally & nationally recognized speakers present. (2nd Wed)
  • SIGs (Special Interest Groups) discussions and deep dives that each meet once a month. (1st, 3rd, and 4th Wed)
  • Free, day-long events like RDU Code Camp.
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