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News Brandy Favilla is currently the Community Engagement Manager at New Horizons of Minnesota ( In this position, she helps people define and build their careers through educational events. Brandy focuses on networking with members of the Information Technology community to form partnerships in education. She strives to maintain New Horizons’ reputation as a high-quality learning center throughout the Twin Cities and beyond. Some of her accomplishments include chairing the committee for both the TechFuse and MindSurf Conferences hosted by New Horizons, co-chairing Twin Cities Code Camp and Twin Cities SharePoint Camp, Co-host of the Twin Cities Developers Guild, VP of PR for TechMasters (, Communications Chair of PACT (, Programs chair for IAMCP, President of the Business Intelligence User Group ( and actively participating in the SharePoint User Group ( *the thoughts and opinions in this blog are my own and do not reflect the opinions of New Horizons of Minnesota
Twin Cities IT and Developer Events Postings by Brandy Favilla

August 12, 2008 - Developers Guild Meeting, featuring Rocky Lhotka
When: 6:00 PM.
Where: New Horizons of Minnesota (4510 West 77th Street - Edina, MN 55435)  

Topic: CSLA .NET is one of the most widely used development frameworks for .NET. CSLA Light is a subset of CSLA .NET that runs in the Silverlight environment. CSLA Light is an ongoing project, scheduled for a first release in September 2008. Come to this session to get an insiders first look at CSLA running on Silverlight, providing many of the same powerful benefits to Silverlight that CSLA .NET does for .NET itself. These include support for data binding, standardized validation and authorization and flexible support for n-tier architectural models and data access.
Speaker Bio:
Rockford Lhotka is the author of numerous books, including the Expert VB 2005 Business Objects and Expert C# 2005 Business Objects books. He is a Microsoft Regional Director, MVP and INETA speaker. He contributes to several major magazines and regularly presents at major conferences around the world - including Microsoft PDC, Tech Ed, VS Live! and VS Connections. Rockford is the Principal Technology Evangelist for Magenic (, a company focused on delivering business value through applied technology and one of the nation's premiere Microsoft Gold Certified Partners. For more information go to

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Posted on Wednesday, August 6, 2008 3:44 PM | Back to top

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