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March 2002 JUG Meeting:


Triangle Java Users Group Presents:

Introduction to .NET 

presented by

Sam Ruby of The Apache Software Foundation

Monday, March 18th, 2002
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

3021 Cornwallis Road
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina


Sam Ruby will present an overview of the .NET technologies, covering the spectrum from the execution engine, languages, class libraries, and web services.  Comparisons to Java technologies and alternatives for Linux users will be discussed.

About Speaker:
Sam is a Vice President of the Apache Software Foundation and a developer on the Apache Axis project. He is also the chairman of the Jakarta project, who's mission is to provide commercial-quality server solutions based on the Java Platform, developed in an open and cooperative fashion. He is a member of the XML PMC, an officer of ECMA and convener of the TC39 group standardizing the Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) for the .NET Framework. He is also a member of the PHP group, a select group of developers who contribute to core PHP. He is a Senior Technical Staff Member in the Emerging Technologies group at IBM and is involved in a host of open source initiatives. He is also a member of the Technical advisory board for ActiveState corporation.

About Company:
The Apache Software Foundation provides support for the Apache community of open-source software projects. The Apache projects are characterized by a collaborative, consensus based development process, an open and pragmatic software license, and a desire to create high quality software that leads the way in its field. We consider ourselves not simply a group of projects sharing a server, but rather a community of developers and users.

The talk will last about 60 minutes (Q&A will follow)


6:30 pm - Meet, talk, snacks
7:00-7:15 - Announcements, Status of JUG projects
7:15 - 8:15 - Presentation
8:15 - 8:30 - Discussion with presenter
9:00 - Doors close


From Raleigh:
Take I-40 West toward Durham and Chapel Hill. You will enter RTP. Where I-40 splits, bear right onto the Durham Freeway North (Highway 147). Take the Cornwallis Road Exit. At the end of the exit ramp, bear right - cross back over the Freeway. MCNC is located approximately 3/4 mile on the right.

From Durham:
Get on the Durham Freeway South (Highway 147). Take the Cornwallis Road exit. At the end of the ramp, bear right - MCNC is approximately 3/4 mile on right.

Click here for map with directions, or visit the MCNC web site.

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