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The Concession Stand Is Open!
Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Lunch this year will be available from the Breslin Center concession stand!

Combos and prices available will be:

Pizza, Chips, 20oz pop or water = $8.00
Bratwurst, Chips, 20oz pop or water = $8.00
Hot Dog, Chips, 20oz pop or water = $7.50
Veggie Sub, Chips, 20oz pop or water = $8.00
Ice cream = $3.00

In addition, there are a couple of fast food locations nearby for other options as well.
Registration is open!
Monday, July 06, 2009
Registration is open for the 2009 Lansing Day of .NET. This years event will be held at the Breslin Center in Lansing on August 1, 2009. We expect to have over 200 attendees this year and 24 sessions delivered by some of the best developers and speakers from the region.

Register here.

Visit the website for more information about the event.
Call for Speakers is Open
Thursday, June 04, 2009
This is your chance to help advance our craft. Share your experience and research with local developers who are so interested in what you have to say, they will show up on Saturday to hear it.

If you are interested, visit the speakers page for more information
Announcing Lansing Day of .Net 2009
Tuesday, June 02, 2009 is proud to announce the Lansing Day of .Net for 2009. LDODN is a one-day conference organized by developers for developers focusing on .NET development technologies. The event will take place on August 1, 2009 at the Breslin Center in Lansing, MI.

This is event is being offered at no cost to anyone interested, however we are running this event on the kind of sponsorship that is available in 2009, so a $15 donation at the event would be greatly appreciated. We will be working to get a paypal link on the site soon.

More information is coming keep an eye on this site and for more information or follow @LDODN on twitter
Agenda Updates for Lansing Day of .Net
Thursday, June 19, 2008
The following changes have been made to Saturday's schedule:

Timeslot Changes
Tim Golisch's session on The Entity Framework has been moved from 3:30p to 8:30a.
Len Smith's session on Data Access with NHibernate has been moved from 8:30a to 3:30p.
Lansing Day of .Net Sessions Start at 8:30am
Wednesday, June 18, 2008
Notice to all attendees: the first sessions for Saturday's Lansing Day of .Net will begin at 8:30am.

Originally, we had planned to start the day at 9:00am, but due to the number of speakers that submitted for LDODN, we expanded the day to have six sets of sessions starting at 8:30am. Before this decision was made, registration confirmation emails still stated the original 9:00am start time. Please note the new 8:30am start time for sessions. Registration still opens at 7:30am.

Three more days left until Lansing's first Day of .Net. We hope to see you there!
Agenda Updates for Lansing Day of .Net
Wednesday, June 18, 2008
The following changes have been made to Saturday's schedule:

Timeslot Changes
Tim Golisch's session on The Entity Framework has been moved from 8:30a to 3:30p.
Josh Holmes's session on Distilling the DLR has been moved from 3:30p to 8:30a.

Philip Japikse's session on TDD in C# has been moved from 1:00p to 9:45a.
Joe Kunk's session on LINQ for SQL has been moved from 9:45a to 1:00p.

Topic Changes
Alan Stevens's session has changed:
Introduction to Test Driven Development With the ASP.NET MVC Framework
In this session, we will introduce the ASP.NET MVC Framework (MVC Framework) architecture and development style. One of the core requirements for the design of the MVC Framework is to enable effective Test Driven Development. We'll introduce the core principles and practices of Test Driven Development (TDD). Because this is an introductory talk, we will limit our demonstration of TDD to exclude mock objects and dependency injection frameworks. This talk will focus on understanding the concepts behind the MVC Framework architecture and the practice of TDD.
Lansing DODN Agenda Posted
Monday, June 16, 2008
The day's agenda for Saturday's Lansing Day of .Net has been posted. Registration will open at 7:30am with the first session starting at 8:30am. There will be 24 sessions throughout the day, spread across 4 rooms and 6 timeslots. Sessions will be divided by a 15 minute break, and an hour break for lunch. The final session will end at 4:30, when the closing and final raffle will be held.

Saturday's schedule:

7:30 - 9:00 - Registration and Check-in
8:30 - 9:30 - First Sessions
  • Programming with Literal XML and Embedded Expressions (Paul Kimmel)
  • The Entity Framework (Tim Golisch)
  • Data Access with NHibernate (Len Smith)
  • MicroISV: Start Your Own Software Company (Patrick Foley)
9:45 - 10:45 - Second Sessions
  • Well, Isn’t That Spatial… [SQL Server 2008 Spatial Data Type] (Jason Follas)
  • LINQ For SQL - CRUD! (Joe Kunk)
  • An Introduction to Castle ActiveRecord, or Stop Writing CRUD! (Michael Eaton)
  • Regular Expressions can be your friend (Vijay Jagdale)
11:00 - 12:00 - Third Sessions
  • IronRuby, the DLR and Silverlight (Carey Payette)
  • Windows Live: An API for Web 2.0 (Martin L. Shoemaker)
  • Everyday Inversion of Control (Jay R. Wren)
  • Structure and Guidance for Organizing Applications within Visual Studio (Keith Elder)
12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 - Fourth Sessions
  • Be a Rules Follower: Windows Workflow Rules Engine (Michael Wood)
  • Test Driven Development in C# (Philip Japikse)
  • Monorail: An MVC Implementation on ASP.NET (Patrick Steele)
  • Manage Complexity With Agility (Alan Stevens)
2:15 - 3:15 - Fifth Sessions
  • Enhancing Windows and Web Applications with Microsoft Presence (Chris Woodruff)
  • Introduction to WPF (Jennifer Marsman)
  • Introduction to Dependency Injection using Spring.NET (Ryan Montgomery)
  • Agile Games (Amanda Laucher)
3:30 - 4:30 - Sixth Sessions
  • Agile Project Management with Scrum (Dan Rigsby)
  • SQL Server 2008 for Developers (Sam Nasr)
  • Distilling the Dynamic Language Runtime (Josh Holmes)
  • Getting Started with WCF (James Bender)
4:30 - 5:00 - Closing and Raffle
LDODN Speakers and Sessions Chosen
Friday, May 30, 2008
The list of speakers for Lansing Day of .Net 2008 has been finalized, including the sessions that each speaker will present. The Speaker List and Session List is now available on the LDODN site.

Sessions topics include:
  • Dependency Injection
  • Linq
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008
  • Windows Communication Foundation
  • Windows Workflow
  • and more...
LDODN Site Online
Tuesday, May 06, 2008
The Lansing Day of .Net site is online :

Use the site to:
  • Register for the event
  • View sessions details and the event agenda
  • Find out who will be speaking at LDODN08 or to get information about speaking there.
  • Learn about event sponsors or to learn how to sponsor the event.
  • Get a blog badge to place on your own site and let the world know that you'll be there!
Announcing Lansing Day of .Net 2008
Thursday, May 01, 2008
Lansing Day of .Net 2008 is a one-day conference on all things .NET organized by developers for developers. This event is being offered at no cost to anyone interested in .NET development, and will take place on Saturday, June 21, 2008 at Lansing Community College, West Campus in Lansing, MI.

More information is coming. Keep an eye on this site,, and for more information.