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Our Next Meeting

November 15, 2014 (3rd Saturday)
r 20, 2014


All SIG's meet once each month, usually on the 3rd Saturday. For SIG session meeting times, click on "Meeting Schedule" at left.

Our October 18, 2014 Meeting Agenda
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(Special Interest Groups)
Click on the links below to go to the respective SharePoint page.

  • HTPC/Home Automation - 8:00 am
    Home Automation covers everything from setting your thermostat to having your refrigerator order milk. Come join SIG Leader Bill Parker as we set our direction for this SIG. 

  • Microsoft Excel - 8:00 am

  • Microsoft PowerShell - 8:00 - 10:00 am
    Terry Dow will present the Get-DSObject cmdlet that gets a Directory Service object or performs a search to retrieve multiple objects. This function mimics in part the Remote Active Directory Get-ADObject command and is suitable for PowerShell version 2.0 or later.

    From 8-9 am, we will have the informal hour and from 9-10 am we will have the presentation.

  • Windows Tips & Tricks - 9:00 - Noon
    Open Q&A
       If you have a 'troubled' system, contact Chuck or Gil for a possible 'live, no net' troubleshooting session.

  • Making Money on the Internet - 9:00 am
    Alan returns in October to get both self-hosted (1and1.com) and WordPress.com hosted WordPress sites up and running. We'll focus on a number of plug-ins for WordPress that can extend and enhance the functionality of any WordPress site for your particular needs.

  • Microsoft Word - 10:00 am
  • Open Demo – Party Invitations

  • .NET Developers/HTML - 10:00 am - Noon
    For our October meeting, Tom Perkins will continue with his tutorial on ASP.NET MVC and Entity Framework. This will be part 5 of a multi-part series developing an application in Microsoft Azure.

  • Digital Photography - 10:00 am
    Keeping up-to-date with product feature deletions and nifty new features. How will they affect our use?

  • Digital Photo Editing - 11:00 am
    We place much emphasis upon basic editing. This keeps our captured photos neat and nifty. Also gets us ready for advanced work.

  • The Internet - 11:00 am
    Windows 8 Bing Apps - Many folks ignore the full-screen apps that were introduced in Windows 8, but Microsoft has steadily added to the collection. In this session, we’ll look at the apps themselves, how to customize them, and how you can make them more useful via the Share and Reading List options.

  • Salesforce Developers
    401 study group (11:00 AM to 12:00) 
    501 study group (12:30 to 1:30)

  • Microsoft Access - 11:00 am
    Discuss users’ Access issues and a little more about Queries.

  • Windows Inside/Out - 12:30 pm
    Meet the Master Boot Record - The Master Boot Record (MBR) is the first part of a hard disk drive that holds the information about the partitions on that drive and the boot loader. Problems with the MBR are not easy to troubleshoot, but there are several methods to restore a workable situation.

  • Wireless Communication - 12:30 pm

  • Investors - 1:30 pm
    We will have our usual Q&A session. Bring your questions and experiences in investing and share with the group.

  • AppDev SIG - 1:30 pm
    Now meeting with .NET Developers/HTML at 10:00 am

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