Wednesday, September 2, 2009

NWA DNUG: Cory Smith "ClickOnce: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"

Come join the NWA .NET User Group on September 15th at 5:30 PM.

Main Presentation

Title: ClickOnce: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Description: Now that you’ve built that perfect WPF and/or Windows Forms application, you need to get it on every computer in the world. ClickOnce might just be the answer. This will be a discussion that first introduces ClickOnce and continue into an open q/a session regarding leveraging ClickOnce in the real world.
Presenter: Cory Smith maintains a .NET related blog at and is very active in the .NET community. His community involvement includes: President of the Dallas/Fort Worth DNUX group, Vice President of the Fort Worth .NET Users Group, VBInsider Member, Microsoft MVP, member of the South Central District Developer Guidance Council and a member of the INETA Speakers Bureau. A veteran developer (professionally writing software for almost 20 years) working on projects ranging anywhere from major e-commerce sites such as and to applications that are at the heart and soul of over 4600 radio stations around the world. His work history includes working for Tandy/RadioShack, Rare Medium, Inc., Electric Works Corp., Scott Studios Corp. and Shiny Stone Digital. In his spare time, Cory is also owns and operates a combative martial arts academy, coaches a MMA fight team, is an avid motorcycle enthusiast and attempts to watch every action movie ever released.

Lighting Presentation

Title: LINQ to NHibernate
Description: We will be discussing Linq to NHibernate which allows developers to write queries using LINQ syntax, which are then translated into Criteria Queries that are executed by an NHibernate Session object.
Presenter: Rob Tennyson is a Lead Programmer for Tyson Foods and has been developing enterprise applications for around 8 years now. His current development environment is Visual Studio 2008 with ReSharper 4.5 and his current language of choice is C#. He writes both ASP.NET and Windows applications. Rob’s current topic of interest is what it means to write Agile and maintainable code. You can follow his blog at

Swag: TBD

5:30 PM - 5:45 PM - Welcome and News, Sign-in and Food
5:45 PM - 6:00 PM - Lighting Presentation
6:00 PM - 6:10 PM - Intermission – Presenter switch over
6:10 PM – 7:30 PM – Main Presentation
7:30 PM – 8:00 PM – Closing and Prize give-a-ways

The Jones Center
922 East Emma Avenue
Springdale, AR 72764
Room 226 (Kansas City Room)