Meeting Schedule “I’m for any change that gets us to the bar quicker” -Anonymous Source
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INETA Offers Pluralsight Free Guest Pass into the Pluralsight On-Demand! Library tinyurl.com/PSGuestPass Wrox/Wiley 40% off select Visual Studio 2010/.NET 4.0 books to user group members through 6/30. See the list at ineta.org/offers U Use promo code WVS10 O’Reilly 50% off ebook purchases from O’Reilly for a limited time 40% off print book purchases for user group members Use discount code DSUG when ordering online oreilly.com/store Windows Azure Free One-Month Pass azurepassusa.cloudapp.net
2010 GANG Goals Get members more engaged and involved Increase meeting attendance by 50% Increase supporting membership by 30% Continue to attract high-quality speakers Increase sponsorship by 100% Finish year in the black financially
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Project Phoenix Win a free MSDN Universal subscription Unemployed and Underemployed Developers are eligible Propose a project for a non-profit Winner chosen each week in 2010 tinyurl.com/PhoenixMSDN
Some Good Programs BizSpark and WebSiteSpark Low-cost Microsoft software for small businesses Microsoft.com/BizSpark Microsoft.com/WebSiteSpark
Imagine Cup Student Competition Looking for leaders ImagineCup.us
Food Drive Next Month Bring a non-perishable food item to the November GANG meeting Food will be donated to Gleaners Community Food Bank of Detroit tinyurl.com/GangFoodDrive Donate for a chance to win an MSDN Universal subscription
Elections Elections are held after the November meeting All officer positions are open President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Must be a sponsoring member to vote Must be a sponsoring member to run
Motor City Codeslingers
Pair Coding;Idea Exchange
Tech Book Exchange
Wed Oct 276-9PM
Biggby Coffee, 26185 Evergreen Rd.
This is an informal meetup of people interested in learning from one another. Bring your laptop and pair up with someone to work on an open source project, learn a new technique, or even dabble in a new language. There is no agenda or specific topic, just a time set aside for people to pair.” TinyUrl.com/Codeslingers Source: http://mvwood.com/blog/bitslingers-4-6-2009/
December Social Event Thursday December 9 2010 Vote next month on location Plum Hollow Lanes Bowling Alley Copper Canyon TGI Friday’s
Local Job Openings
Developers Looking for Work
Immediately following this meeting
Not a sponsored event!
Copper Canyon Brewery and Restaurant 27522 Northwestern Hwy
Fabulous Prizes! “SWAG doesn’t kill people. People kill people (sometimes with SWAG).” -Aristotle * * Aristotle Johnson, a buddy of mine from college.